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Red Hot Chili Peppers
Steve Keros

Red Hot Chili Peppers, Foo Fighters & More: Acts With the Most No. 1s on the Alternative Songs Chart

The Chili Peppers hold the records for most No. 1s and most top 10s.

Billboard's Alternative Songs chart has welcomed over 4,000 songs in its 30-year history, from over 1,400 different artists. Of that total, 368 songs have reached No. 1, or roughly 8 percent. It's even rarer to reach No. 1 multiple times.

In honor of the Alternative Songs chart's 30th anniversary, we're looking back at the artists with the most No. 1s in the chart's history; more specifically, the acts with at least 10 No. 1s, a club with only four select members.

Red Hot Chili Peppers lead with 13 Alternative Songs No. 1s, earned between 1991 and 2006. The group's longest-leading hit, "Scar Tissue," reigned for a then-record 16 weeks in 1999. (Portugal. The Man's "Feel It Still" now holds the mark, with 20 weeks on top in 2017.)

The Chili Peppers also hold the record for the most Alternative Songs top 10s: 25. Foo Fighters follow with 24, while U2 (23), Green Day (22) and Pearl Jam (19) round out the top five. Next up are Linkin Park, The Offspring and Smashing Pumpkins, each with 17; and Muse, R.E.M. and Weezer, each with 15.

Here are the four elite acts with at least 10 No. 1s on Alternative Songs.

Title, Weeks at No. 1, Peak Date

Red Hot Chili Peppers, 13 No. 1s

"Give It Away," two weeks at No. 1, beginning Oct. 2, 1991
"Soul to Squeeze," five weeks, Aug. 14, 1993
"My Friends," four weeks, Nov. 18, 1995
"Scar Tissue," 16 weeks, June 26, 1999
"Otherside," 13 weeks, Feb. 19, 2000
"Californication," one week, Aug. 12, 2000
"By the Way," 14 weeks, June 29, 2002
"Can't Stop," three weeks, March 8, 2003
"Dani California," 14 weeks, April 22, 2006
"Tell Me Baby," four weeks, Sept. 23, 2006
"Snow (Hey Oh)," five weeks, Jan. 27, 2007
"The Adventures of Rain Dance Maggie," four weeks, Aug. 20, 2011
"Dark Necessities," one week, Aug. 13, 2016

Green Day, 11 No. 1s

"Longview," one week at No. 1, June 11, 1994
"Basket Case," five weeks, beginning Aug. 20, 1994
"When I Come Around," seven weeks, Jan 7. 1995
"J.A.R.," one week, Aug. 26, 1995
"Minority," five weeks, Sept. 30, 2000
"American Idiot," six weeks, Sept. 25, 2004
"Boulevard of Broken Dreams," 16 weeks, Dec. 11, 2004
"Holiday," three weeks, May 7, 2005
"Know Your Enemy," six weeks, May 9, 2009
"Bang Bang," one week, Nov. 12, 2016
"Still Breathing," five weeks, Feb. 4, 2017

Linkin Park, 11 No. 1s

"In the End," five weeks at No. 1, beginning Dec. 22, 2001
"Somewhere I Belong," five weeks, April 12, 2003
"Faint," six weeks, Aug. 9, 2003
"Numb," 12 weeks, Nov. 22, 2003
"Lying From You," three weeks, May 29, 2004
"Breaking the Habit," four weeks, Aug. 28, 2004
"What I've Done," 15 weeks, April 21, 2007
"New Divide," 12 weeks, June 20, 2009
"The Catalyst," four weeks, Sept. 4, 2010
"Waiting for the End," four weeks, Jan. 8, 2011
"Burn It Down," one week, Aug. 4, 2012

Foo Fighters, 10 No. 1s

"Learn to Fly," one week at No. 1, Nov. 6, 1999
"All My Life," 10 weeks, beginning Nov. 23, 2002
"Best of You," seven weeks, July 9, 2005
"DOA," six weeks, Nov. 26, 2005
"The Pretender," 18 weeks, Sept. 1, 2007
"Long Road to Ruin," seven weeks, March 1, 2008
"Let It Die," four weeks, Aug. 2, 2008
"Rope," 13 weeks, March 26, 2011
"Walk," eight weeks, Aug. 6, 2011
"Something From Nothing," eight weeks, Dec. 6, 2014

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