"Radioactive" is a popular song by American rock band Imagine Dragons. It was released in 2012 as the lead single from their debut studio album, "Night Visions."

"Radioactive" is an alternative rock and indie rock song with elements of electronic and post-apocalyptic themes. The song's lyrics explore the idea of surviving and rising from the ashes after experiencing challenges and adversity. It features powerful and anthemic vocals, combining electronic beats and rock instrumentation to create a unique and memorable sound.

The song was written by Imagine Dragons members Dan Reynolds, Wayne Sermon, Ben McKee, and Daniel Platzman, along with producer Alex da Kid. It was produced by Alex da Kid and Imagine Dragons.

Upon its release, "Radioactive" achieved massive commercial success and critical acclaim. It reached high positions on various music charts, including the Billboard Hot 100, where it became Imagine Dragons' breakthrough hit, peaking at number three.

"Radioactive" also received several award nominations and won the Billboard Music Award for Top Streaming Song (Video) in 2014.

The music video for "Radioactive" features a post-apocalyptic setting with scenes of gladiator-style battles and a mysterious underground world, capturing the song's themes of survival and transformation.

"Radioactive" became one of Imagine Dragons' signature songs and a defining track in their discography. Its unique blend of rock and electronic elements, powerful vocals, and thought-provoking lyrics resonated with audiences, making it a favorite among fans of alternative rock and modern indie music. The song's success further solidified Imagine Dragons' position as one of the prominent bands in the contemporary rock music scene.