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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
10
WEEKS AT NO. 1
18
WEEKS ON CHART
Sex And Candy
Songwriter(s)
J.Wozniak
Producer(s)
J.Wozniak
Imprint/Promotion Label
Capitol

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1
Marcy Playground Sex And Candy Billboard Alternative Songs
Sex And Candy
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
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
14  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

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
9
WEEKS ON CHART

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
21  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Jagger, K.Richards, R.Ashcroft
Producer(s):
Youth
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | VC/Hut/Virgin
5
Our Lady Peace Clumsy Billboard Alternative Songs
Clumsy
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
6
Ben Folds Five Brick Billboard Alternative Songs
Brick
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
550 Music
7
Third Eye Blind How's It Going To Be Billboard Alternative Songs
How's It Going To Be
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Jenkins, K.Cadogan
Producer(s):
S.Jenkins, E.Valentine, R.Klyce
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
8
Foo Fighters My Hero Billboard Alternative Songs
My Hero
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Roswell
9
Creed My Own Prison Billboard Alternative Songs
My Own Prison
10  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wind-up
10
Days Of The New Touch, Peel And Stand Billboard Alternative Songs
Touch, Peel And Stand
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | Outpost
11
Everclear I Will Buy You A New Life Billboard Alternative Songs
I Will Buy You A New Life
16  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
12
Blink-182 Dammit (Growing Up) Billboard Alternative Songs
Dammit (Growing Up)
12  Last
12  Peak
21  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Cargo
13
Black Lab Wash It Away Billboard Alternative Songs
Wash It Away
14  Last
13  Peak
10  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | DGC
14
Everclear Everything To Everyone Billboard Alternative Songs
Everything To Everyone
11  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
15
matchbox 20 3 AM Billboard Alternative Songs
3 AM
matchbox 20
13  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Lava
16
Radiohead Karma Police Billboard Alternative Songs
Karma Police
18  Last
16  Peak
16  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
17
Oasis All Around The World Billboard Alternative Songs
All Around The World
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
18
Chris Cornell Sunshower Billboard Alternative Songs
Sunshower
21  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
19
Loreena McKennitt The Mummers' Dance Billboard Alternative Songs
The Mummers' Dance
17  Last
17  Peak
10  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.McKennitt
Producer(s):
L.McKennitt
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Quinlan Road
20
Natalie Imbruglia Torn Billboard Alternative Songs
Torn
23  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Thornalley, Cutler, Preven
Producer(s):
P.Thornalley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
21
311 Beautiful Disaster Billboard Alternative Songs
Beautiful Disaster
22  Last
21  Peak
12  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Capricorn
22
Cornershop Brimful Of Asha Billboard Alternative Songs
Brimful Of Asha
19  Last
16  Peak
16  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Luaka Bop
23
Fastball The Way Billboard Alternative Songs
The Way
33  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
24
Barenaked Ladies Brian Wilson Billboard Alternative Songs
Brian Wilson
24  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Page
Producer(s):
G.MacKillop
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
25
Big Wreck The Oaf (My Luck Is Wasted) Billboard Alternative Songs
The Oaf (My Luck Is Wasted)
26  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
26
Bush Mouth Billboard Alternative Songs
Mouth
25  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood | Trauma/Interscope
27
Sarah McLachlan Sweet Surrender Billboard Alternative Songs
Sweet Surrender
27  Last
14  Peak
17  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.McLachlan
Producer(s):
P.Marchand
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
28
Smash Mouth Why Can't We Be Friends Billboard Alternative Songs
Why Can't We Be Friends
28  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope
29
Finley Quaye Sunday Shining Billboard Alternative Songs
Sunday Shining
32  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
550 Music
30
Mono Life In Mono Billboard Alternative Songs
Life In Mono
Last
30  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Virgo, J.Barry
Producer(s):
M.Virgo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Echo Label
31
Jane's Addiction Jane Says Billboard Alternative Songs
Jane Says
30  Last
25  Peak
12  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
32
Save Ferris Goodbye Billboard Alternative Songs
Goodbye
35  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
6
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
34  Last
22  Peak
21  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M | Polydor
34
Huffamoose Wait Billboard Alternative Songs
Wait
38  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope
35
Days Of The New Shelf In The Room Billboard Alternative Songs
Shelf In The Room
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:
Geffen | Outpost
36
Pearl Jam Wishlist Billboard Alternative Songs
Wishlist
Last
36  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Vedder
Producer(s):
B.O'Brien, Pearl Jam
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
37
Chumbawamba Tubthumping Billboard Alternative Songs
Tubthumping
31  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Chumbawamba
Producer(s):
Chumbawamba
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Republic Records
38
Beck Deadweight Billboard Alternative Songs
Deadweight
29  Last
16  Peak
17  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | London-Sire
39
Hum Comin' Home Billboard Alternative Songs
Comin' Home
37  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
40
Fatboy Slim Going Out Of My Head Billboard Alternative Songs
Going Out Of My Head
36  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Caroline | Astralwerks
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