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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
26
WEEKS ON CHART
Sweater Weather
Songwriter(s)
J.J.Rutherford, Z.Abels, J.Freedman
Producer(s)
J.Pilbrow, E.Haynie
Imprint/Promotion Label
Columbia | [r]evolve
Gains in performance

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1
The Neighbourhood Sweater Weather Billboard Alternative Songs
Sweater Weather
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.J.Rutherford, Z.Abels, J.Freedman
Producer(s):
J.Pilbrow, E.Haynie
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | [r]evolve
2
Capital Cities Safe And Sound Billboard Alternative Songs
Safe And Sound
Last
Peak
30  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
R.Merchant, S.Simonian
Producer(s):
R.Merchant, S.Simonian
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Lazy Hooks
3
Imagine Dragons Radioactive Billboard Alternative Songs
Radioactive
Last
Peak
41  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Reynolds, W.Sermon, B.McKee, D.Platzman, A.Grant, J.Mosser
Producer(s):
Alex Da Kid
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | KIDinaKORNER
4
Muse Panic Station Billboard Alternative Songs
Panic Station
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Bellamy
Producer(s):
Muse
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Helium-3
5
Thirty Seconds To Mars Up In The Air Billboard Alternative Songs
Up In The Air
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Leto
Producer(s):
S.Lillywhite, J.Leto
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Immortal/Virgin
6
New Politics Harlem Billboard Alternative Songs
Harlem
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Boyd, S.M.Hansen, J.Sinclair, M.A.Viola, J.Ploch, R.Ploch, S.Ploch, N.Ploch, S.Vaden
Producer(s):
J.Sinclair
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
7
Fall Out Boy My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light Em Up) Billboard Alternative Songs
My Songs Know What You Did In The Dark (Light Em Up)
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Fall Out Boy, B.G.Walker, J.Hill
Producer(s):
Butch Walker
Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Decaydance/Island
8
Imagine Dragons Demons Billboard Alternative Songs
Demons
11  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Reynolds, A.Grant, D.Sermon, B.McKee, J.Mosser
Producer(s):
Alex Da Kid
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | KIDinaKORNER
9
alt-J Breezeblocks Billboard Alternative Songs
Breezeblocks
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Newman, G.Unger-Hamilton, G.Sainsbury, T.Green, C.Andrew
Producer(s):
C.Andrew
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Infectious/Canvasback
10
Of Monsters And Men Mountain Sound Billboard Alternative Songs
Mountain Sound
Last
Peak
41  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
N.B.Hilmarsdottir, R.Thorhallsson, A.R.Hilmarsson
Producer(s):
J.King
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
11
Vampire Weekend Diane Young Billboard Alternative Songs
Diane Young
12  Last
11  Peak
12  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Batmanglij, E.Koenig
Producer(s):
R.Batmanglij, A.Rechtschaid
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Beggars Group | XL
12
Fitz And The Tantrums Out Of My League Billboard Alternative Songs
Out Of My League
14  Last
12  Peak
17  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Fitz, N.Scaggs, J.M.King, J.Karnes, J.Ruzumna, J.M.Wicks
Producer(s):
T.Hoffer
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | dangerbird/Elektra
13
The Lumineers Stubborn Love Billboard Alternative Songs
Stubborn Love
10  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
W.Schultz, J.C.Fraites
Producer(s):
R.Hadlock
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
14
Daft Punk Featuring Pharrell Williams Get Lucky Billboard Alternative Songs
Get Lucky
Daft Punk Featuring Pharrell Williams
16  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Bangalter, G. de Homem-Christo, N.G.Rodgers, Jr., P.L.Williams
Producer(s):
T.Bangalter, G. de Homem-Christo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Daft Life
15
twenty one pilots Holding On To You Billboard Alternative Songs
Holding On To You
13  Last
10  Peak
24  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Joseph, M.Gleaton, C.Hammond, R.Hill, D.Hunt, B.Leverette, G.Tiller, J.Willingham
Producer(s):
G.Wells
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | Fueled By Ramen
16
Atlas Genius If So Billboard Alternative Songs
If So
18  Last
16  Peak
11  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.Jeffery, M.Jeffery, S.R.Jeffery, D.Sell
Producer(s):
Atlas Genius
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
17
Frank Turner Recovery Billboard Alternative Songs
Recovery
19  Last
17  Peak
12  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
F.Turner
Producer(s):
R.Costey
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Xtra Mile/Epitaph/Polydor
18
Nine Inch Nails Came Back Haunted Billboard Alternative Songs
Came Back Haunted
Last
18  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.T.Reznor
Producer(s):
M.T.Reznor, A.M.Ross, A.Moulder
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | The Null Corporation
19
Queens Of The Stone Age My God Is The Sun Billboard Alternative Songs
My God Is The Sun
17  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Queens Of The Stone Age
Producer(s):
Queens Of The Stone Age, J.Homme
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Beggars Group | Matador
20
Linkin Park Castle Of Glass Billboard Alternative Songs
Castle Of Glass
20  Last
20  Peak
12  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Linkin Park
Producer(s):
R.Rubin, M.Shinoda
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Machine Shop
21
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Mary Lambert Same Love Billboard Alternative Songs
Same Love
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Mary Lambert
21  Last
21  Peak
10  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Haggerty, R.Lewis, M.Lambert
Producer(s):
R.Lewis
Imprint/Promotion Label:
ADA/Warner Bros. | Macklemore
22
Stone Temple Pilots With Chester Bennington Out Of Time Billboard Alternative Songs
Out Of Time
Stone Temple Pilots With Chester Bennington
29  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ADA | Play Pen
23
Cold War Kids Miracle Mile Billboard Alternative Songs
Miracle Mile
22  Last
22  Peak
10  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Downtown
24
Mumford & Sons Babel Billboard Alternative Songs
Babel
26  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Mumford & Sons
Producer(s):
M.Dravs
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RED/Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
25
Phoenix Trying To Be Cool Billboard Alternative Songs
Trying To Be Cool
27  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Phoenix
Producer(s):
Phoenix, P.Zdar
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Loyaute
26
Of Monsters And Men King & Lionheart Billboard Alternative Songs
King & Lionheart
31  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
N.B.Hilmarsdottir
Producer(s):
Of Monsters And Men, A.Arnarsson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
27
Jimmy Eat World I Will Steal You Back Billboard Alternative Songs
I Will Steal You Back
23  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
28
Tame Impala Elephant Billboard Alternative Songs
Elephant
28  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
K.R.Parker, J.Watson
Producer(s):
K.R.Parker
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Modular
29
Sick Puppies There's No Going Back Billboard Alternative Songs
There's No Going Back
32  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Tim James, A.Armato, S. Moore, E. Anzai, D.Child
Producer(s):
ROCKMAFIA
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | DrillDown
30
Pepper F**k Around (All Night) Billboard Alternative Songs
F**k Around (All Night)
36  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Law/Island
31
Biffy Clyro Black Chandelier Billboard Alternative Songs
Black Chandelier
25  Last
25  Peak
17  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | 14th Floor
32
The Dirty Heads Cabin By The Sea Billboard Alternative Songs
Cabin By The Sea
34  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
E7LG | Five Seven
33
MS MR Hurricane Billboard Alternative Songs
Hurricane
30  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
MS MR
Producer(s):
MS MR
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Creep City
34
Portugal. The Man Purple Yellow Red And Blue Billboard Alternative Songs
Purple Yellow Red And Blue
37  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
35
The 1975 Sex Billboard Alternative Songs
Sex
38  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Vagrant | Dirty Hit
36
Shinedown I'll Follow You Billboard Alternative Songs
I'll Follow You
33  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Smith, E.Bass, D.R.Bassett
Producer(s):
R.Cavallo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
37
Dan Croll From Nowhere Billboard Alternative Songs
From Nowhere
39  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Racquet
38
The Features This Disorder Billboard Alternative Songs
This Disorder
40  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Serpents And Snakes
39
Phoenix Entertainment Billboard Alternative Songs
Entertainment
24  Last
11  Peak
16  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Phoenix
Producer(s):
Phoenix, P.Zdar
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Loyaute
40
Three Days Grace The High Road Billboard Alternative Songs
The High Road
35  Last
24  Peak
19  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Three Days Grace, B.Stock, D.Gilmore, C.G.Tompkins
Producer(s):
D.Gilmore
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
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