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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
LAST WEEK
22
WEEKS ON CHART
Second Chance
Songwriter(s)
B.Smith, D.R.Bassett
Producer(s)
R.Cavallo
Imprint/Promotion Label
Atlantic

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1
Shinedown Second Chance Billboard Alternative Songs
Second Chance
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Smith, D.R.Bassett
Producer(s):
R.Cavallo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
2
Incubus Love Hurts Billboard Alternative Songs
Love Hurts
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Immortal
3
Kings Of Leon Sex On Fire Billboard Alternative Songs
Sex On Fire
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.Followill, N.Followill, J.Followill, M.Followill
Producer(s):
A.Petraglia, J.King
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | RCA
4
Seether Breakdown Billboard Alternative Songs
Breakdown
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.M.Welgemoed, Seether
Producer(s):
H.Benson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wind-up
5
U2 Get On Your Boots Billboard Alternative Songs
Get On Your Boots
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Bono, The Edge, L.Mullen, Jr.
Producer(s):
B.Eno, D.Lanois
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Island
6
The Airborne Toxic Event Sometime Around Midnight Billboard Alternative Songs
Sometime Around Midnight
Last
Peak
28  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Majordomo/Shout! Factory/Island
7
The Offspring Kristy, Are You Doing OK? Billboard Alternative Songs
Kristy, Are You Doing OK?
11  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
The Offspring
Producer(s):
B.Rock
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
8
Paramore Decode Billboard Alternative Songs
Decode
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
H.Williams, J.Farro, T.York
Producer(s):
R.Cavallo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | Fueled By Ramen/Chop Shop
9
The Killers Spaceman Billboard Alternative Songs
Spaceman
12  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
The Killers
Producer(s):
S.Price, The Killers
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
10
Papa Roach Lifeline Billboard Alternative Songs
Lifeline
14  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

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Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Esperance, J.Shaddix, J.Michael
Producer(s):
J.Baumgardner, Papa Roach, J.Michael, M.Frederiksen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | DGC
11
The Offspring You're Gonna Go Far, Kid Billboard Alternative Songs
You're Gonna Go Far, Kid
10  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
The Offspring
Producer(s):
B.Rock
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
12
MGMT Kids Billboard Alternative Songs
Kids
13  Last
12  Peak
14  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.VanWyngarden, B.Goldwasser
Producer(s):
D.Fridmann, MGMT
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
13
Anberlin Feel Good Drag Billboard Alternative Songs
Feel Good Drag
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
14
Apocalyptica Featuring Adam Gontier I Don't Care Billboard Alternative Songs
I Don't Care
Apocalyptica Featuring Adam Gontier
Last
Peak
33  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.M.Toppinen, A.Gontier, Max Martin
Producer(s):
H.Benson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | 20-20/Jive
15
Blue October Dirt Room Billboard Alternative Songs
Dirt Room
16  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Motown
16
Kings Of Leon Use Somebody Billboard Alternative Songs
Use Somebody
19  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.Followill, J.Followill, M.Followill, N.Followill
Producer(s):
A.Petraglia, J.King
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | RCA
17
Rise Against Audience Of One Billboard Alternative Songs
Audience Of One
18  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Rise Against, T.McIlrath
Producer(s):
B.Stevenson, J.Livermore
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | DGC
18
Disturbed Indestructible Billboard Alternative Songs
Indestructible
17  Last
10  Peak
19  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Disturbed
Producer(s):
D.Donegan, D.Draiman, M.Wengren
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
19
Saving Abel 18 Days Billboard Alternative Songs
18 Days
15  Last
10  Peak
19  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Null, J.Weeks
Producer(s):
S.Mills
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Skiddco/Virgin
20
Mudvayne Do What You Do Billboard Alternative Songs
Do What You Do
20  Last
13  Peak
20  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
21
Metallica Cyanide Billboard Alternative Songs
Cyanide
25  Last
21  Peak
10  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Ulrich, J.Hetfield, J.Trujillo, K.Hammett
Producer(s):
R.Rubin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
22
Framing Hanley Lollipop Billboard Alternative Songs
Lollipop
24  Last
22  Peak
17  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Carter, Jr., S.Garrett, J.G.Scheffer, D.Harrison, R.Zamor
Producer(s):
B.Hestla
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Silent Majority/ILG
23
Slipknot Dead Memories Billboard Alternative Songs
Dead Memories
28  Last
23  Peak
13  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | Roadrunner
24
Staind All I Want Billboard Alternative Songs
All I Want
27  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Flip
25
The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus You Better Pray Billboard Alternative Songs
You Better Pray
21  Last
17  Peak
14  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
26
Nickelback Something In Your Mouth Billboard Alternative Songs
Something In Your Mouth
26  Last
21  Peak
11  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Nickelback, R.J.Lange, C.Kroeger
Producer(s):
R.J.Lange, Nickelback, J.Moi
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | Roadrunner
27
Hollywood Undead Undead Billboard Alternative Songs
Undead
22  Last
12  Peak
18  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | A&M/Octone
28
My Chemical Romance Desolation Row Billboard Alternative Songs
Desolation Row
30  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Warner Sunset
29
Franz Ferdinand Ulysses Billboard Alternative Songs
Ulysses
23  Last
20  Peak
11  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Franz Ferdinand
Producer(s):
Franz Ferdinand
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Domino
30
Shiny Toy Guns Ghost Town Billboard Alternative Songs
Ghost Town
29  Last
29  Peak
10  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Motown
31
Theory Of A Deadman Hate My Life Billboard Alternative Songs
Hate My Life
32  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Connolly, K.DioGuardi, Theory Of A Deadman
Producer(s):
H.Benson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | 604/Roadrunner
32
The All-American Rejects Gives You Hell Billboard Alternative Songs
Gives You Hell
34  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Ritter, N.Wheeler, M.Kennerty, C.Gaylor
Producer(s):
E.Valentine
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Doghouse/DGC
33
Coldplay Life In Technicolor ii Billboard Alternative Songs
Life In Technicolor ii
Last
33  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
34
Carolina Liar Show Me What I'm Looking For Billboard Alternative Songs
Show Me What I'm Looking For
31  Last
28  Peak
12  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.Wolf, T.Karlsson
Producer(s):
Max Martin, T.Karlsson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
35
Iglu & Hartly In This City Billboard Alternative Songs
In This City
36  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
36
Avenged Sevenfold Scream Billboard Alternative Songs
Scream
37  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Hopeless
37
The Gaslight Anthem The '59 Sound Billboard Alternative Songs
The '59 Sound
35  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SideOneDummy
38
Weezer The Greatest Man That Ever Lived (Variations On A Shaker Hymn) Billboard Alternative Songs
The Greatest Man That Ever Lived (Variations On A Shaker Hymn)
38  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | DGC
39
Dead Confederate The Rat Billboard Alternative Songs
The Rat
Last
39  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Razor & Tie
40
Death Cab For Cutie Grapevine Fires Billboard Alternative Songs
Grapevine Fires
Last
40  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
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