All Charts
How This Chart Works
Radio Airplay = ALTERNATIVE SONGS
This week's most popular alternative/modern rock songs, ranked by airplay detections as measured by Nielsen Music.

ALTERNATIVE SONGS

The week of
12
LAST WEEK
2
WEEKS ON CHART
Never Enough
Songwriter(s)
R.Smith, S.Gallup, Thompson, Williams
Producer(s)
R.Smith, M.Saunders
Imprint/Promotion Label
EEG | Elektra
Gains in performance

EXPAND ALL

Play
1
The Cure Never Enough Billboard Alternative Songs
Never Enough
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Smith, S.Gallup, Thompson, Williams
Producer(s):
R.Smith, M.Saunders
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
2
The Soup Dragons I'm Free Billboard Alternative Songs
I'm Free
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Big Life
3
INXS Suicide Blonde Billboard Alternative Songs
Suicide Blonde
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Farriss, M.Hutchence
Producer(s):
C.Thomas
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
4
The Heart Throbs Dreamtime Billboard Alternative Songs
Dreamtime
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
5
Living Colour Type Billboard Alternative Songs
Type
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
6
Iggy Pop With Kate Pierson Candy Billboard Alternative Songs
Candy
Iggy Pop With Kate Pierson
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Iggy Pop
Producer(s):
D.Was
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
7
The Charlatans UK The Only One I Know Billboard Alternative Songs
The Only One I Know
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Beggars Banquet
8
DNA Featuring Suzanne Vega Tom's Diner Billboard Alternative Songs
Tom's Diner
DNA Featuring Suzanne Vega
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.Vega
Producer(s):
S.Addabbo, L.Kaye
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
9
Cocteau Twins Iceblink Luck Billboard Alternative Songs
Iceblink Luck
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | 4AD
10
Bob Mould It's Too Late Billboard Alternative Songs
It's Too Late
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
11
The Replacements Merry Go Round Billboard Alternative Songs
Merry Go Round
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Sire
12
The Stone Roses One Love Billboard Alternative Songs
One Love
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Silvertone
13
Jane's Addiction Stop! Billboard Alternative Songs
Stop!
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
14
Aztec Camera Good Morning Britain Billboard Alternative Songs
Good Morning Britain
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Sire
15
Soul Asylum Spinnin' Billboard Alternative Songs
Spinnin'
18  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
16
Pixies Velouria Billboard Alternative Songs
Velouria
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | 4AD
17
Depeche Mode World In My Eyes Billboard Alternative Songs
World In My Eyes
20  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.L.Gore
Producer(s):
Depeche Mode, Flood
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Sire
18
Duran Duran Violence Of Summer Billboard Alternative Songs
Violence Of Summer
15  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
19
Soho Hippychick Billboard Alternative Songs
Hippychick
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Savage
20
Concrete Blonde Everybody Knows Billboard Alternative Songs
Everybody Knows
21  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
21
Los Lobos Down On The Riverbed Billboard Alternative Songs
Down On The Riverbed
24  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Slash
22
Pet Shop Boys So Hard Billboard Alternative Songs
So Hard
23  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
N.Tennant, C.Lowe
Producer(s):
Pet Shop Boys, H.Faltermeyer
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI
23
Jane's Addiction Been Caught Stealing Billboard Alternative Songs
Been Caught Stealing
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
24
Jellyfish The King Is Half Undressed Billboard Alternative Songs
The King Is Half Undressed
19  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Charisma
25
Social Distortion Ring OF Fire Billboard Alternative Songs
Ring OF Fire
26  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
26
The Human League Heart Like A Wheel Billboard Alternative Songs
Heart Like A Wheel
Last
26  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
27
The Darling Buds Crystal Clear Billboard Alternative Songs
Crystal Clear
Last
27  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
28
Bob Geldof Love Or Something Billboard Alternative Songs
Love Or Something
25  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
29
Mojo Nixon Don Henley Must Die Billboard Alternative Songs
Don Henley Must Die
Last
29  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Enigma
30
The Cavedogs Leave Me Alone Billboard Alternative Songs
Leave Me Alone
17  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Enigma
ALTERNATIVE SONGS

Chart Archive Search
SELECT A DATE
Try a birthday or anniversary
 

Please try a different date

Loading...
THE BILLBOARD BIZ
SUBSCRIBER EXPERIENCE

The Biz premium subscriber content has moved to Billboard.com/business.


To simplify subscriber access, we have temporarily disabled the password requirement.