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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
3
LAST WEEK
15
WEEKS ON CHART
Notion
Songwriter(s)
C.Followill, N.Followill, J.Followill, M.Followill
Producer(s)
A.Petraglia, J.King
Imprint/Promotion Label
RMG | RCA
Gains in performance

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1
Kings Of Leon Notion Billboard Alternative Songs
Notion
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Followill, N.Followill, J.Followill, M.Followill
Producer(s):
A.Petraglia, J.King
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | RCA
2
Alice In Chains Check My Brain Billboard Alternative Songs
Check My Brain
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Cantrell
Producer(s):
N.Raskulinecz, Alice In Chains
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
3
Muse Uprising Billboard Alternative Songs
Uprising
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Bellamy
Producer(s):
Muse
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Helium-3
4
Pearl Jam The Fixer Billboard Alternative Songs
The Fixer
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
E.Vedder, M.Cameron, S.Gossard, M.McCready
Producer(s):
B.O'Brien
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Monkeywrench
5
Silversun Pickups Panic Switch Billboard Alternative Songs
Panic Switch
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Silversun Pickups
Producer(s):
D.Cooley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
dangerbird
6
Rise Against Savior Billboard Alternative Songs
Savior
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.McIlrath
Producer(s):
B.Stevenson, J.Livermore
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | DGC
7
Linkin Park New Divide Billboard Alternative Songs
New Divide
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Linkin Park
Producer(s):
M.Shinoda
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Machine Shop
8
Weezer (If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To Billboard Alternative Songs
(If You're Wondering If I Want You To) I Want You To
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Cuomo, B.G.Walker
Producer(s):
Butch Walker
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | DGC
9
Paramore Ignorance Billboard Alternative Songs
Ignorance
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
H.Williams, J.Farro
Producer(s):
R.Cavallo, Paramore
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | Fueled By Ramen/Atlantic
10
Chevelle Jars Billboard Alternative Songs
Jars
12  Last
10  Peak
11  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.Loeffler, Chevelle
Producer(s):
B.Virtue, Chevelle
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
11
Sick Puppies You're Going Down Billboard Alternative Songs
You're Going Down
13  Last
11  Peak
16  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | RMR/Virgin
12
Cage The Elephant Ain't No Rest For The Wicked Billboard Alternative Songs
Ain't No Rest For The Wicked
11  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Cage The Elephant
Producer(s):
J.Joyce
Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | DSP/Jive
13
Kings Of Leon Use Somebody Billboard Alternative Songs
Use Somebody
14  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.Followill, J.Followill, M.Followill, N.Followill
Producer(s):
A.Petraglia, J.King
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | RCA
14
Anberlin Feel Good Drag Billboard Alternative Songs
Feel Good Drag
15  Last
Peak
49  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
15
Breaking Benjamin I Will Not Bow Billboard Alternative Songs
I Will Not Bow
17  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Burnley
Producer(s):
D.Bendeth
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
16
Green Day 21 Guns Billboard Alternative Songs
21 Guns
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.J.Armstrong, Mike Dirnt, Tre Cool, David Bowie
Producer(s):
B.Vig, Green Day
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
17
Franz Ferdinand No You Girls Billboard Alternative Songs
No You Girls
16  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Franz Ferdinand
Producer(s):
Franz Ferdinand, D.Carey
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Domino
18
Shinedown Sound Of Madness Billboard Alternative Songs
Sound Of Madness
18  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Smith, D.R.Bassett
Producer(s):
R.Cavallo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
19
AFI Medicate Billboard Alternative Songs
Medicate
21  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | DGC
20
Jet She's A Genius Billboard Alternative Songs
She's A Genius
19  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C. Cester
Producer(s):
C.Smith, Jet
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Real Horrorshow/Five Seven
21
Cage The Elephant Back Against The Wall Billboard Alternative Songs
Back Against The Wall
24  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Cage The Elephant
Producer(s):
J.Joyce
Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | DSP/Jive
22
Creed Overcome Billboard Alternative Songs
Overcome
28  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Tremonti, S.Stapp
Producer(s):
H.Benson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wind-up
23
Metric Help I'm Alive Billboard Alternative Songs
Help I'm Alive
20  Last
17  Peak
18  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Metric
Producer(s):
G.Brown, J.A.Shaw
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Last Gang | Metric
24
Anberlin Breaking Billboard Alternative Songs
Breaking
25  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
25
Matisyahu One Day Billboard Alternative Songs
One Day
22  Last
22  Peak
12  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Miller, Bruno Mars, P.M.Lawrence II, A.Levine, A.D.B.A.Thiam
Producer(s):
The SmeeZingtons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | JDub/Or
26
Cavo Champagne Billboard Alternative Songs
Champagne
23  Last
22  Peak
17  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
27
Three Days Grace Break Billboard Alternative Songs
Break
Last
27  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Three Days Grace, B.Stock
Producer(s):
H.Benson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
JLG | Jive
28
Dead By Sunrise Crawl Back In Billboard Alternative Songs
Crawl Back In
29  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
29
Phoenix 1901 Billboard Alternative Songs
1901
27  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Phoenix
Producer(s):
Phoenix, P.Zdar
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RED/Glassnote | Loyaute
30
Owl City Fireflies Billboard Alternative Songs
Fireflies
30  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x7
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Young
Producer(s):
A.Young, M.Thiessen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
31
Flyleaf Again Billboard Alternative Songs
Again
38  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.N.Sturm, J.Culpepper, S.Bhattacharya, J.Hartmann, P.Seals, M.T.Lewis
Producer(s):
H.Benson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | A&M/Octone
32
U2 I'll Go Crazy If I Don't Go Crazy Tonight Billboard Alternative Songs
I'll Go Crazy If I Don't Go Crazy Tonight
31  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Bono, The Edge, A.Clayton, L.Mullen, Jr.
Producer(s):
S.Lillywhite
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Island
33
The Used Blood On My Hands Billboard Alternative Songs
Blood On My Hands
35  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise
34
Halestorm I Get Off Billboard Alternative Songs
I Get Off
32  Last
28  Peak
10  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
35
After Midnight Project Take Me Home Billboard Alternative Songs
Take Me Home
34  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Motown
36
The Airborne Toxic Event Wishing Well Billboard Alternative Songs
Wishing Well
26  Last
21  Peak
15  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Majordomo/Shout! Factory/Island
37
Nickelback Burn It To The Ground Billboard Alternative Songs
Burn It To The Ground
37  Last
32  Peak
11  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Nickelback, C.Kroeger
Producer(s):
R.J.Lange, Nickelback, J.Moi
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | Roadrunner
38
Godsmack Whiskey Hangover Billboard Alternative Songs
Whiskey Hangover
40  Last
20  Peak
12  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
39
The Veer Union Seasons Billboard Alternative Songs
Seasons
36  Last
30  Peak
13  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Earl, E.Schraeder
Producer(s):
G.Archilla
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Universal Motown
40
Wolfmother New Moon Rising Billboard Alternative Songs
New Moon Rising
Last
40  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Modular/DGC
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