Alternative Songs Alternative Songs Alternative Songs

Alternative Songs

Radio Airplay1
This week's most popular alternative/modern rock songs, ranked by airplay detections as measured by Nielsen Music.
2 Last Week: 5

Purple Haze

The Cure

Last Week 5
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 16
7 Last Week: 1

Daughter

Pearl Jam

Last Week 1
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 19
8 Last Week: 13
Last Week 13
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 23
  • Gains in performance
10 Last Week: 11

Locked Out

Crowded House

Last Week 11
Peak Position 8
Wks on Chart 13
  • Gains in performance
11 Last Week: 12

Cannonball

The Breeders

Last Week 12
Peak Position 2
Wks on Chart 29
  • Gains in performance
13 Last Week: 9

Photograph

R.E.M. With Natalie Merchant

Last Week 9
Peak Position 9
Wks on Chart 14
14 Last Week: 16

White Love

One Dove

Last Week 16
Peak Position 14
Wks on Chart 10
  • Gains in performance
15 Last Week: 22

Loser

Beck

Last Week 22
Peak Position 1
Wks on Chart 21
  • Gains in performance
16 Last Week: 19

Stay (Faraway, So Close!)

U2

Last Week 19
Peak Position 15
Wks on Chart 14
  • Gains in performance
17 Last Week: 14

Tuesday Morning

The Pogues

Last Week 14
Peak Position 11
Wks on Chart 12