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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
13
WEEKS AT NO. 1
21
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
21  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
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
17  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
17
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
12  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
12
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
24  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
24
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
16  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
6
Everclear I Will Buy You A New Life Billboard Alternative Songs
I Will Buy You A New Life
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
7
Fastball The Way Billboard Alternative Songs
The Way
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
8
Creed My Own Prison Billboard Alternative Songs
My Own Prison
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wind-up
9
Foo Fighters My Hero Billboard Alternative Songs
My Hero
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Roswell
10
Ben Folds Five Brick Billboard Alternative Songs
Brick
10  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
550 Music
11
Blink-182 Dammit (Growing Up) Billboard Alternative Songs
Dammit (Growing Up)
12  Last
11  Peak
24  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA | Cargo
12
Semisonic Closing Time Billboard Alternative Songs
Closing Time
23  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.D.Wilson
Producer(s):
N.Launay
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
13
Third Eye Blind How's It Going To Be Billboard Alternative Songs
How's It Going To Be
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Jenkins, K.Cadogan
Producer(s):
S.Jenkins, E.Valentine, R.Klyce
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
14
Chris Cornell Sunshower Billboard Alternative Songs
Sunshower
14  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
15
Days Of The New Touch, Peel And Stand Billboard Alternative Songs
Touch, Peel And Stand
13  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | Outpost
16
Radiohead Karma Police Billboard Alternative Songs
Karma Police
15  Last
14  Peak
19  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
17
Natalie Imbruglia Torn Billboard Alternative Songs
Torn
18  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Thornalley, Cutler, Preven
Producer(s):
P.Thornalley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
18
Black Lab Wash It Away Billboard Alternative Songs
Wash It Away
16  Last
13  Peak
13  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | DGC
19
Everclear Everything To Everyone Billboard Alternative Songs
Everything To Everyone
17  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
20
Jerry Cantrell Cut You In Billboard Alternative Songs
Cut You In
21  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
21
matchbox 20 3 AM Billboard Alternative Songs
3 AM
matchbox 20
20  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Lava
22
Loreena McKennitt The Mummers' Dance Billboard Alternative Songs
The Mummers' Dance
19  Last
17  Peak
13  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.McKennitt
Producer(s):
L.McKennitt
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Quinlan Road
23
Barenaked Ladies Brian Wilson Billboard Alternative Songs
Brian Wilson
24  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Page
Producer(s):
G.MacKillop
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
24
311 Beautiful Disaster Billboard Alternative Songs
Beautiful Disaster
22  Last
21  Peak
15  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Capricorn
25
Pearl Jam Wishlist Billboard Alternative Songs
Wishlist
27  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Vedder
Producer(s):
B.O'Brien, Pearl Jam
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
26
Fuel Shimmer Billboard Alternative Songs
Shimmer
37  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Bell
Producer(s):
S.Haigler
Imprint/Promotion Label:
550 Music
27
Big Wreck The Oaf (My Luck Is Wasted) Billboard Alternative Songs
The Oaf (My Luck Is Wasted)
25  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
28
Finley Quaye Sunday Shining Billboard Alternative Songs
Sunday Shining
28  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
550 Music
29
Mono Life In Mono Billboard Alternative Songs
Life In Mono
29  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Virgo, J.Barry
Producer(s):
M.Virgo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | The Echo Label
30
Spacehog Mungo City Billboard Alternative Songs
Mungo City
31  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | HiFi/Sire
31
Cherry Poppin' Daddies Zoot Suit Riot Billboard Alternative Songs
Zoot Suit Riot
32  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal | Mojo
32
Days Of The New Shelf In The Room Billboard Alternative Songs
Shelf In The Room
33  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | Outpost
33
Third Eye Blind Losing A Whole Year Billboard Alternative Songs
Losing A Whole Year
Last
33  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
34
God Lives Underwater From Your Mouth Billboard Alternative Songs
From Your Mouth
35  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
35
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:
A&M | 1500
35
Jane's Addiction Jane Says Billboard Alternative Songs
Jane Says
36  Last
25  Peak
15  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
36
Cornershop Brimful Of Asha Billboard Alternative Songs
Brimful Of Asha
30  Last
16  Peak
19  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Luaka Bop
37
Bush Mouth Billboard Alternative Songs
Mouth
34  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood | Trauma/Interscope
38
Huffamoose Wait Billboard Alternative Songs
Wait
38  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope
39
Oasis All Around The World Billboard Alternative Songs
All Around The World
26  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
40
Sarah McLachlan Sweet Surrender Billboard Alternative Songs
Sweet Surrender
40  Last
14  Peak
20  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.McLachlan
Producer(s):
P.Marchand
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
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