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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
29
WEEKS ON CHART
Feel Good Drag
Imprint/Promotion Label
Republic
Gains in performance

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1
Anberlin Feel Good Drag Billboard Alternative Songs
Feel Good Drag
Last
Peak
29  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
2
Kings Of Leon Use Somebody Billboard Alternative Songs
Use Somebody
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
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
3
Papa Roach Lifeline Billboard Alternative Songs
Lifeline
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

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
4
Rise Against Audience Of One Billboard Alternative Songs
Audience Of One
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Rise Against, T.McIlrath
Producer(s):
B.Stevenson, J.Livermore
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | DGC
5
Seether Careless Whisper Billboard Alternative Songs
Careless Whisper
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Michael, A.J.Ridgeley
Producer(s):
R.Petersen, Seether
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wind-up
6
311 Hey You Billboard Alternative Songs
Hey You
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Volcano
7
Silversun Pickups Panic Switch Billboard Alternative Songs
Panic Switch
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Silversun Pickups
Producer(s):
D.Cooley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
dangerbird
8
Green Day Know Your Enemy Billboard Alternative Songs
Know Your Enemy
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
Blue October Dirt Room Billboard Alternative Songs
Dirt Room
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Motown
10
Incubus Black Heart Inertia Billboard Alternative Songs
Black Heart Inertia
13  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Immortal
11
MGMT Kids Billboard Alternative Songs
Kids
10  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.VanWyngarden, B.Goldwasser
Producer(s):
D.Fridmann, MGMT
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
12
The Airborne Toxic Event Sometime Around Midnight Billboard Alternative Songs
Sometime Around Midnight
Last
Peak
37  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Majordomo/Shout! Factory/Island
13
Shinedown Second Chance Billboard Alternative Songs
Second Chance
11  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Smith, D.R.Bassett
Producer(s):
R.Cavallo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
14
Kings Of Leon Sex On Fire Billboard Alternative Songs
Sex On Fire
12  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
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
15
Pearl Jam Brother Billboard Alternative Songs
Brother
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.Gossard
Producer(s):
R.Parashar
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Legacy
16
Depeche Mode Wrong Billboard Alternative Songs
Wrong
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.L.Gore
Producer(s):
B.Hillier
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Mute/Virgin
17
Cage The Elephant Ain't No Rest For The Wicked Billboard Alternative Songs
Ain't No Rest For The Wicked
19  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Cage The Elephant
Producer(s):
J.Joyce
Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | DSP/Jive
18
Incubus Love Hurts Billboard Alternative Songs
Love Hurts
16  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Immortal
19
Apocalyptica Featuring Adam Gontier I Don't Care Billboard Alternative Songs
I Don't Care
Apocalyptica Featuring Adam Gontier
17  Last
Peak
42  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.M.Toppinen, A.Gontier, Max Martin
Producer(s):
H.Benson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | 20-20/Jive
20
U2 Magnificent Billboard Alternative Songs
Magnificent
18  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Eno, D.Lanois, Bono, The Edge, A.Clayton, L.Mullen, Jr.
Producer(s):
B.Eno, D.Lanois
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Island
21
The Killers Spaceman Billboard Alternative Songs
Spaceman
14  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
The Killers
Producer(s):
S.Price, The Killers
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
22
Slipknot Dead Memories Billboard Alternative Songs
Dead Memories
21  Last
19  Peak
22  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | Roadrunner
23
Theory Of A Deadman Hate My Life Billboard Alternative Songs
Hate My Life
22  Last
22  Peak
15  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Connolly, K.DioGuardi, Theory Of A Deadman
Producer(s):
H.Benson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | 604/Roadrunner
24
Coldplay Life In Technicolor ii Billboard Alternative Songs
Life In Technicolor ii
23  Last
21  Peak
10  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
25
Franz Ferdinand No You Girls Billboard Alternative Songs
No You Girls
24  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Franz Ferdinand
Producer(s):
Franz Ferdinand, D.Carey
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Domino
26
Disturbed The Night Billboard Alternative Songs
The Night
27  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
27
Yeah Yeah Yeahs Zero Billboard Alternative Songs
Zero
26  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Dress Up/DGC
28
Death Cab For Cutie Grapevine Fires Billboard Alternative Songs
Grapevine Fires
28  Last
27  Peak
10  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
29
Metallica Cyanide Billboard Alternative Songs
Cyanide
25  Last
19  Peak
19  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Ulrich, J.Hetfield, J.Trujillo, K.Hammett
Producer(s):
R.Rubin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
30
Rancid Last One To Die Billboard Alternative Songs
Last One To Die
Last
30  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph | Hellcat
31
The All-American Rejects Gives You Hell Billboard Alternative Songs
Gives You Hell
29  Last
25  Peak
13  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Ritter, N.Wheeler, M.Kennerty, C.Gaylor
Producer(s):
E.Valentine
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Doghouse/DGC
32
Saving Abel Drowning (Face Down) Billboard Alternative Songs
Drowning (Face Down)
32  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Skiddco/Virgin
33
Manchester Orchestra I've Got Friends Billboard Alternative Songs
I've Got Friends
31  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Manchester Orchestra
Producer(s):
J.Chiccarelli
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Canvasback
34
Pop Evil 100 In A 55 Billboard Alternative Songs
100 In A 55
33  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Pazzo/Jard Star
35
Avenged Sevenfold Scream Billboard Alternative Songs
Scream
30  Last
26  Peak
13  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Hopeless
36
Ida Maria I Like You So Much Better When You're Naked Billboard Alternative Songs
I Like You So Much Better When You're Naked
36  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury/Fontana
37
Hollywood Undead Young Billboard Alternative Songs
Young
34  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Deuce, Johnny 3 Tears, D.Lohner
Producer(s):
D.Lohner, Deuce
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | A&M/Octone
38
Shinedown Sound Of Madness Billboard Alternative Songs
Sound Of Madness
40  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Smith, D.R.Bassett
Producer(s):
R.Cavallo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
39
All That Remains Two Weeks Billboard Alternative Songs
Two Weeks
39  Last
39  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Razor & Tie | Prosthetic
40
The Fray You Found Me Billboard Alternative Songs
You Found Me
38  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
The Fray, J.King, I.Slade
Producer(s):
A.Johnson, M.Flynn
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
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