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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
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
7
WEEKS ON CHART
American Idiot
Songwriter(s)
B.J.Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Tre Cool
Producer(s)
R.Cavallo, Green Day
Imprint/Promotion Label
Reprise
Gains in performance

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Green Day American Idiot Billboard Alternative Songs
American Idiot
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.J.Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Tre Cool
Producer(s):
R.Cavallo, Green Day
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
2
Linkin Park Breaking The Habit Billboard Alternative Songs
Breaking The Habit
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Shinoda, C.Bennington, J.Hahn, R.Bourdon, B.Delson, D.Farrelll
Producer(s):
D.Gilmore, Linkin Park
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
3
Breaking Benjamin So Cold Billboard Alternative Songs
So Cold
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Burnley, Breaking Benjamin
Producer(s):
D.Bendeth
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
4
The Killers Somebody Told Me Billboard Alternative Songs
Somebody Told Me
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
The Killers
Producer(s):
The Killers, J.Saltzman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
5
Three Days Grace Just Like You Billboard Alternative Songs
Just Like You
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Three Days Grace, G.Brown
Producer(s):
G.Brown
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Zomba | Jive
6
Chevelle Vitamin R (Leading Us Along) Billboard Alternative Songs
Vitamin R (Leading Us Along)
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Loeffler, Chevelle
Producer(s):
M.Baskette, Chevelle
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
7
Jimmy Eat World Pain Billboard Alternative Songs
Pain
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Jimmy Eat World
Producer(s):
G.Norton
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope
8
Velvet Revolver Fall To Pieces Billboard Alternative Songs
Fall To Pieces
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.Weiland, S.Hudson, D.McKagan, M.Sorum, D.Kushner
Producer(s):
J.Abraham, Velvet Revolver
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | RCA
9
Papa Roach Getting Away With Murder Billboard Alternative Songs
Getting Away With Murder
11  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Papa Roach
Producer(s):
H.Benson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Geffen | El Tonal
10
Lostprophets Wake Up (Make A Move) Billboard Alternative Songs
Wake Up (Make A Move)
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
11
Franz Ferdinand Take Me Out Billboard Alternative Songs
Take Me Out
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.P.Kapranos Huntley, N.McCarthy
Producer(s):
T.Johansson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Domino
12
Slipknot Duality Billboard Alternative Songs
Duality
10  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Roadrunner
13
Coheed And Cambria A Favor House Atlantic Billboard Alternative Songs
A Favor House Atlantic
17  Last
13  Peak
11  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Equal Vision
14
Hoobastank Same Direction Billboard Alternative Songs
Same Direction
14  Last
14  Peak
10  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
15
Crossfade Cold Billboard Alternative Songs
Cold
18  Last
15  Peak
13  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Crossfade
Producer(s):
Crossfade
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | FG
16
Yellowcard Only One Billboard Alternative Songs
Only One
19  Last
16  Peak
12  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Yellowcard
Producer(s):
N.Avron
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
17
Dashboard Confessional Vindicated Billboard Alternative Songs
Vindicated
15  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Vagrant/Interscope
18
Modest Mouse Float On Billboard Alternative Songs
Float On
16  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
I.Brock, Modest Mouse
Producer(s):
D.Herring
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
19
Taking Back Sunday A Decade Under The Influence Billboard Alternative Songs
A Decade Under The Influence
20  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Victory
20
Beastie Boys Triple Trouble Billboard Alternative Songs
Triple Trouble
13  Last
11  Peak
10  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Brooklyn Dust
21
A Perfect Circle Blue Billboard Alternative Songs
Blue
23  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
22
Snow Patrol Run Billboard Alternative Songs
Run
24  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Polydor/A&M
23
The Used Take It Away Billboard Alternative Songs
Take It Away
26  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
24
Velvet Revolver Slither Billboard Alternative Songs
Slither
22  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.Weiland, S.Hudson, D.McKagan, M.Sorum, D.Kushner
Producer(s):
J.Abraham, Velvet Revolver
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | RCA
25
Korn Word Up Billboard Alternative Songs
Word Up
28  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Immortal
26
Seether Featuring Amy Lee Broken Billboard Alternative Songs
Broken
Seether Featuring Amy Lee
21  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.M.Welgemoed, D.Stewart
Producer(s):
B.Marlette
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wind-up
27
Sum 41 We're All To Blame Billboard Alternative Songs
We're All To Blame
30  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
28
Cake No Phone Billboard Alternative Songs
No Phone
27  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
29
Modest Mouse Ocean Breathes Salty Billboard Alternative Songs
Ocean Breathes Salty
31  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
I.Brock, Modest Mouse
Producer(s):
D.Herring
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
30
Alter Bridge Open Your Eyes Billboard Alternative Songs
Open Your Eyes
25  Last
24  Peak
12  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wind-up
31
Skindred Nobody Billboard Alternative Songs
Nobody
33  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Bieler Bros./Lava
32
Good Charlotte Predictable Billboard Alternative Songs
Predictable
34  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Madden, J.Madden
Producer(s):
E.Valentine
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Daylight
33
Future Leaders Of The World Let Me Out Billboard Alternative Songs
Let Me Out
35  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
34
Incubus Talk Shows On Mute Billboard Alternative Songs
Talk Shows On Mute
29  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Immortal
35
Muse Hysteria (I Want It Now) Billboard Alternative Songs
Hysteria (I Want It Now)
36  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Taste Media
36
Shinedown 45 Billboard Alternative Songs
45
32  Last
12  Peak
24  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
37
Marilyn Manson Personal Jesus Billboard Alternative Songs
Personal Jesus
Last
37  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope
38
Social Distortion Reach For The Sky Billboard Alternative Songs
Reach For The Sky
Last
38  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Time Bomb
39
Interpol Slow Hands Billboard Alternative Songs
Slow Hands
38  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Beggars Group | Matador
40
Shinedown Simple Man Billboard Alternative Songs
Simple Man
Last
40  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
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