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
6
WEEKS AT NO. 1
14
WEEKS ON CHART
Sex And Candy
Songwriter(s)
J.Wozniak
Producer(s)
J.Wozniak
Imprint/Promotion Label
Capitol

EXPAND ALL

Play
1
Marcy Playground Sex And Candy Billboard Alternative Songs
Sex And Candy
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Wozniak
Producer(s):
J.Wozniak
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
2
Green Day Time Of Your Life (Good Riddance) Billboard Alternative Songs
Time Of Your Life (Good Riddance)
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
3
Pearl Jam Given To Fly Billboard Alternative Songs
Given To Fly
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.McCready, E.Vedder
Producer(s):
B.O'Brien, Pearl Jam
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
4
The Verve Bitter Sweet Symphony Billboard Alternative Songs
Bitter Sweet Symphony
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Jagger, K.Richards, R.Ashcroft
Producer(s):
Youth
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | VC/Hut/Virgin
5
Third Eye Blind How's It Going To Be Billboard Alternative Songs
How's It Going To Be
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Jenkins, K.Cadogan
Producer(s):
S.Jenkins, E.Valentine, R.Klyce
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
6
matchbox 20 3 AM Billboard Alternative Songs
3 AM
matchbox 20
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Lava
7
Everclear Everything To Everyone Billboard Alternative Songs
Everything To Everyone
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
8
Ben Folds Five Brick Billboard Alternative Songs
Brick
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
550 Music
9
Our Lady Peace Clumsy Billboard Alternative Songs
Clumsy
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
10
Days Of The New Touch, Peel And Stand Billboard Alternative Songs
Touch, Peel And Stand
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | Outpost
11
Bush Mouth Billboard Alternative Songs
Mouth
11  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood | Trauma/Interscope
12
Blink-182 Dammit (Growing Up) Billboard Alternative Songs
Dammit (Growing Up)
14  Last
12  Peak
17  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Cargo
13
Smash Mouth Walkin' On The Sun Billboard Alternative Songs
Walkin' On The Sun
12  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope
14
Creed My Own Prison Billboard Alternative Songs
My Own Prison
19  Last
14  Peak
10  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wind-up
15
Foo Fighters Everlong Billboard Alternative Songs
Everlong
13  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Roswell
16
Cornershop Brimful Of Asha Billboard Alternative Songs
Brimful Of Asha
18  Last
16  Peak
12  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Luaka Bop
17
Foo Fighters My Hero Billboard Alternative Songs
My Hero
23  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Roswell
18
Black Lab Wash It Away Billboard Alternative Songs
Wash It Away
20  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | DGC
19
Sarah McLachlan Sweet Surrender Billboard Alternative Songs
Sweet Surrender
16  Last
14  Peak
13  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.McLachlan
Producer(s):
P.Marchand
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
20
Beck Deadweight Billboard Alternative Songs
Deadweight
17  Last
16  Peak
13  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | London-Sire
21
Loreena McKennitt The Mummers' Dance Billboard Alternative Songs
The Mummers' Dance
21  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.McKennitt
Producer(s):
L.McKennitt
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Quinlan Road
22
Chumbawamba Tubthumping Billboard Alternative Songs
Tubthumping
15  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Chumbawamba
Producer(s):
Chumbawamba
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Republic Records
23
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones Royal Oil Billboard Alternative Songs
Royal Oil
22  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Big Rig
24
Oasis All Around The World Billboard Alternative Songs
All Around The World
32  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
25
311 Beautiful Disaster Billboard Alternative Songs
Beautiful Disaster
24  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Capricorn
26
Jane's Addiction Jane Says Billboard Alternative Songs
Jane Says
25  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
27
Radiohead Karma Police Billboard Alternative Songs
Karma Police
27  Last
25  Peak
12  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
28
Fatboy Slim Going Out Of My Head Billboard Alternative Songs
Going Out Of My Head
33  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Caroline | Astralwerks
29
Spacemonkeyz Sugar Cane Billboard Alternative Songs
Sugar Cane
26  Last
20  Peak
13  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.McNevin-Duff, H.Shocklee, Chuck D, E.Saddler
Producer(s):
J.Jay
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Factory/Chingon
30
Barenaked Ladies Brian Wilson Billboard Alternative Songs
Brian Wilson
37  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Page
Producer(s):
G.MacKillop
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
31
Green Day Hitchin' A Ride Billboard Alternative Songs
Hitchin' A Ride
28  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
32
Save Ferris Goodbye Billboard Alternative Songs
Goodbye
39  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Starpool
33
Tonic Open Up Your Eyes Billboard Alternative Songs
Open Up Your Eyes
40  Last
22  Peak
17  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | Polydor
34
David Bowie I'm Afraid Of Americans Billboard Alternative Songs
I'm Afraid Of Americans
29  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
David Bowie, B.Eno
Producer(s):
David Bowie
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
35
Chris Cornell Sunshower Billboard Alternative Songs
Sunshower
Last
35  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
36
The Cure Wrong Number Billboard Alternative Songs
Wrong Number
30  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Fiction/Elektra
37
The Sundays Summertime Billboard Alternative Songs
Summertime
36  Last
10  Peak
22  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | DGC
38
Rage Against The Machine The Ghost Of Tom Joad Billboard Alternative Songs
The Ghost Of Tom Joad
34  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
39
Smash Mouth Why Can't We Be Friends Billboard Alternative Songs
Why Can't We Be Friends
Last
39  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope
40
Sugar Ray RPM Billboard Alternative Songs
RPM
35  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Lava
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.