Rock Songs

Year-End Charts

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ROCK SONGS

Annual ranking of the most popular rock songs, based on radio airplay audience impressions as measured by Nielsen Music, sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music and streaming activity data from online music sources tracked by Nielsen Music.
2011

Time Machine

  • 2011 Chart Highlights

    A quick look through 2011's best music.

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  • 2012 Chart Highlights

    A quick look through 2012's best music.

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  • 2013 Chart Highlights

    A quick look through 2013's best music.

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  • 2014 Chart Highlights

    A quick look through 2014's best music.

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  • 2015 Chart Highlights

    A quick look through 2015's best music.

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  • 2016 Chart Highlights

    A quick look through 2016's best music.

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5

COUNTRY SONG

Seether

10

WAITING FOR THE END

Linkin Park

11

HOWLIN' FOR YOU

The Black Keys

12

SAY YOU'LL HAUNT ME

Stone Sour

14

LIES OF THE BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE

Sixx: A.M.

18

THE SOUND OF WINTER

Bush

19

ADOLESCENTS

Incubus

22

DIAMOND EYES (BOOM-LAY BOOM-LAY BOOM)

Shinedown

23

EVERY TEARDROP IS A WATERFALL

Coldplay

26

NOT AGAIN

Staind

30

WELCOME TO THE FAMILY

Avenged Sevenfold

32

UNDISCLOSED DESIRES

Muse

33

THE ANIMAL

Disturbed

35

MAKE IT STOP (SEPTEMBER'S CHILDREN)

Rise Against

37

UP ALL NIGHT

Blink-182

40

AWAKE AND ALIVE

Skillet

45

ROLLING IN THE DEEP

Adele

49

GHOST OF DAYS GONE BY

Alter Bridge

50

WARRIOR

Disturbed