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This week's most popular alternative/modern rock songs, ranked by airplay detections as measured by Nielsen Music.

ALTERNATIVE SONGS

The week of
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
10
WEEKS ON CHART
My Friends
Songwriter(s)
A.Kiedis, Flea, D.Navarro, C.Smith
Producer(s)
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label
Warner Bros.

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1
Red Hot Chili Peppers My Friends Billboard Alternative Songs
My Friends
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Kiedis, Flea, D.Navarro, C.Smith
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
2
The Smashing Pumpkins Bullet With Butterfly Wings Billboard Alternative Songs
Bullet With Butterfly Wings
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
W.P.Corgan
Producer(s):
Flood, A.Moulder, B.Corgan
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
3
Goo Goo Dolls Name Billboard Alternative Songs
Name
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Rzeznik
Producer(s):
L.Giordano
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
4
Toadies Possum Kingdom Billboard Alternative Songs
Possum Kingdom
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope
5
Bush Glycerine Billboard Alternative Songs
Glycerine
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Rossdale
Producer(s):
C.Langer, A.Winstanley, Bush
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Trauma
6
Folk Implosion Natural One Billboard Alternative Songs
Natural One
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Barlow, J.Davis, W.Gagel
Producer(s):
W.Gagel
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | London-Sire
7
The Rentals Friends Of P. Billboard Alternative Songs
Friends Of P.
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Sharp
Producer(s):
M.Sharp, T.Grimley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Maverick
8
The Presidents Of The United States Of America Lump Billboard Alternative Songs
Lump
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
C.Uno, C.Ballew, D.Dederer
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
9
Green Day Geek Stink Breath Billboard Alternative Songs
Geek Stink Breath
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.J.Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Tre Cool
Producer(s):
Cavallo, Green Day
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
10
Joan Osborne One Of Us Billboard Alternative Songs
One Of Us
11  Last
10  Peak
10  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
E.Bazilian
Producer(s):
R.Chertoff
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Blue Gorilla/Mercury
11
Seven Mary Three Cumbersome Billboard Alternative Songs
Cumbersome
16  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Ross, J.Pollock
Producer(s):
J.Ross, J.Pollock, T.Morris
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Mammoth
12
Collective Soul The World I Know Billboard Alternative Songs
The World I Know
21  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Roland, R.B.Childress
Producer(s):
E.Roland, M.Serletic
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
13
The Smashing Pumpkins 1979 Billboard Alternative Songs
1979
24  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
W.P.Corgan
Producer(s):
Flood, A.Moulder, B.Corgan
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
14
Alanis Morissette All I Really Want Billboard Alternative Songs
All I Really Want
15  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Maverick
15
Foo Fighters I'll Stick Around Billboard Alternative Songs
I'll Stick Around
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
B.Jones, Foo Fighters
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Roswell
16
Blues Traveler Hook Billboard Alternative Songs
Hook
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Popper
Producer(s):
S.Thompson, M.Barbiero
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
17
Everclear Santa Monica (Watch The World Die) Billboard Alternative Songs
Santa Monica (Watch The World Die)
20  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Tim Kerr
18
Silverchair Pure Massacre Billboard Alternative Songs
Pure Massacre
17  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
19
Garbage Queer Billboard Alternative Songs
Queer
14  Last
12  Peak
11  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | Almo Sounds
20
Natalie Merchant Wonder Billboard Alternative Songs
Wonder
19  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
N.Merchant
Producer(s):
N.Merchant
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
21
Oasis Wonderwall Billboard Alternative Songs
Wonderwall
35  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
N.T.Gallagher
Producer(s):
O.Morris, N.Gallagher
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
22
Alanis Morissette Hand In My Pocket Billboard Alternative Songs
Hand In My Pocket
12  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Morissette, G.Ballard
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Maverick
23
Alice In Chains Grind Billboard Alternative Songs
Grind
22  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
T.Wright, Alice In Chains
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
24
Toad The Wet Sprocket Good Intentions Billboard Alternative Songs
Good Intentions
23  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Columbia
25
Bush Comedown Billboard Alternative Songs
Comedown
18  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Rossdale
Producer(s):
C.Langer, A.Winstanley, Bush
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Trauma
26
The Presidents Of The United States Of America Kitty Billboard Alternative Songs
Kitty
32  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
27
No Doubt Just A Girl Billboard Alternative Songs
Just A Girl
29  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Stefani, T.Dumont
Producer(s):
M.Wilder
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Trauma
28
Better Than Ezra Rosealia Billboard Alternative Songs
Rosealia
37  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Griffin
Producer(s):
D.Rothchild
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
29
Silverchair Tomorrow Billboard Alternative Songs
Tomorrow
26  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
30
Ruth Ruth Uninvited Billboard Alternative Songs
Uninvited
28  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Ventrue/American
31
Edwyn Collins A Girl Like You Billboard Alternative Songs
A Girl Like You
25  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Collins
Producer(s):
E.Collins
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | Bar/None
32
Rancid Time Bomb Billboard Alternative Songs
Time Bomb
27  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Finn, Rancid
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph
33
311 Don't Stay Home Billboard Alternative Songs
Don't Stay Home
30  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capricorn
34
Mr. Mirainga Burnin' Rubber Billboard Alternative Songs
Burnin' Rubber
40  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Way Cool Music/MCA Soundtracks
35
Heather Nova Walk This World Billboard Alternative Songs
Walk This World
31  Last
13  Peak
14  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
WORK | Big Cat
36
Tripping Daisy Piranha Billboard Alternative Songs
Piranha
36  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
37
Better Than Ezra In The Blood Billboard Alternative Songs
In The Blood
33  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
38
Melissa Etheridge Your Little Secret Billboard Alternative Songs
Your Little Secret
38  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
39
Deep Blue Something Breakfast At Tiffany's Billboard Alternative Songs
Breakfast At Tiffany's
Last
30  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Pipes
Producer(s):
D.Castell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | RainMaker
40
Black Grape In The Name Of The Father Billboard Alternative Songs
In The Name Of The Father
Last
40  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Ryder, D.Saber
Producer(s):
D.Saber, S.Lironi, S.Ryder
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Radioactive
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