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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
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WEEKS AT NO. 1
22
WEEKS ON CHART
Come A Little Closer
Songwriter(s)
Cage The Elephant
Producer(s)
J.Joyce
Imprint/Promotion Label
RCA | DSP

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1
Cage The Elephant Come A Little Closer Billboard Alternative Songs
Come A Little Closer
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Cage The Elephant
Producer(s):
J.Joyce
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | DSP
2
Bastille Pompeii Billboard Alternative Songs
Pompeii
Last
Peak
28  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Smith
Producer(s):
M.Crew, D.Smith
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
3
Arctic Monkeys Do I Wanna Know? Billboard Alternative Songs
Do I Wanna Know?
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Turner
Producer(s):
J.Ford
Imprint/Promotion Label:
ADA | Domino
4
Lorde Team Billboard Alternative Songs
Team
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
E.M.L.Yelich-O'Connor, J.Little
Producer(s):
J.Little
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Lava
5
The Neighbourhood Afraid Billboard Alternative Songs
Afraid
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.J.Rutherford, Z.Abels, J.Freedman, M. Margott, B. Sammis, E.Haynie
Producer(s):
J.Pilbrow, E.Haynie
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | [r]evolve
6
Imagine Dragons Demons Billboard Alternative Songs
Demons
Last
Peak
40  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

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
7
Pearl Jam Sirens Billboard Alternative Songs
Sirens
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.McCready, E.Vedder
Producer(s):
B.O'Brien
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Monkeywrench
8
Young The Giant It's About Time Billboard Alternative Songs
It's About Time
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Gadhia, J.J.Tilley, E.Cannata, F.Comtois, P.Doostzadeh
Producer(s):
J.Meldal-Johnsen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | Fueled By Ramen
9
Vampire Weekend Unbelievers Billboard Alternative Songs
Unbelievers
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Batmanglij, E.Koenig
Producer(s):
R.Batmanglij, A.Rechtschaid
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Beggars Group | XL
10
Fitz And The Tantrums Out Of My League Billboard Alternative Songs
Out Of My League
10  Last
Peak
47  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

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
11
twenty one pilots House Of Gold Billboard Alternative Songs
House Of Gold
12  Last
11  Peak
13  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Joseph
Producer(s):
G.Wells
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | Fueled By Ramen
12
Grouplove Ways To Go Billboard Alternative Songs
Ways To Go
14  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Grouplove
Producer(s):
R.Rabin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Canvasback
13
Panic! At The Disco Featuring Lolo Miss Jackson Billboard Alternative Songs
Miss Jackson
Panic! At The Disco Featuring Lolo
13  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Urie, B.G.Walker, J.Sinclair, A.Salem, LoLo, A.Goose
Producer(s):
Butch Walker
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | Decaydance/Fueled By Ramen
14
Linkin Park X Steve Aoki A Light That Never Comes Billboard Alternative Songs
A Light That Never Comes
Linkin Park X Steve Aoki
11  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Linkin Park, S.Hiroyuki Aoki
Producer(s):
M.Shinoda
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Machine Shop
15
CHVRCHES The Mother We Share Billboard Alternative Songs
The Mother We Share
15  Last
15  Peak
15  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
L.Mayberry, I.Cook, M.Doherty
Producer(s):
CHVRCHES
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Goodbye
16
Queens Of The Stone Age I Sat By The Ocean Billboard Alternative Songs
I Sat By The Ocean
17  Last
16  Peak
20  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Beggars Group | Matador
17
J Roddy Walston & The Business Heavy Bells Billboard Alternative Songs
Heavy Bells
16  Last
16  Peak
13  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ATO
18
Switchfoot Who We Are Billboard Alternative Songs
Who We Are
19  Last
16  Peak
15  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Foreman, T.Foreman
Producer(s):
N.Avron, J.Foreman, T.Foreman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | lowercase people
19
Broken Bells Holding On For Life Billboard Alternative Songs
Holding On For Life
20  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Mercer, B.Burton
Producer(s):
Danger Mouse
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Aural Apothecary
20
Imagine Dragons On Top Of The World Billboard Alternative Songs
On Top Of The World
25  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Reynolds, W.Sermon, B.McKee, A.Grant
Producer(s):
Alex Da Kid, Imagine Dragons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | KIDinaKORNER
21
AWOLNATION Thiskidsnotalright Billboard Alternative Songs
Thiskidsnotalright
22  Last
21  Peak
15  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
WaterTower
22
Kings Of Leon Temple Billboard Alternative Songs
Temple
21  Last
21  Peak
11  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Followill, N.Followill, J.Followill, M.Followill
Producer(s):
A.Petraglia
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
23
The Airborne Toxic Event Hell And Back Billboard Alternative Songs
Hell And Back
24  Last
23  Peak
10  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
24
alt-J Tessellate Billboard Alternative Songs
Tessellate
23  Last
19  Peak
20  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Newman, G.Unger-Hamilton, G.Sainsbury, T.Green, C.Andrew
Producer(s):
C.Andrew
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Infectious/Canvasback
25
Fitz And The Tantrums The Walker Billboard Alternative Songs
The Walker
28  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Fitz, J.Karnes, J.M.King, J.Ruzumna, N.Scaggs, J.M.Wicks
Producer(s):
T.Hoffer
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | dangerbird/Elektra
26
Blue October Bleed Out Billboard Alternative Songs
Bleed Out
26  Last
22  Peak
19  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Brando | Up Down
27
New Politics Tonight You're Perfect Billboard Alternative Songs
Tonight You're Perfect
27  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.M.Hansen, D.Boyd
Producer(s):
J.Sinclair
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
28
Portugal. The Man Modern Jesus Billboard Alternative Songs
Modern Jesus
29  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
29
Phantogram Fall In Love Billboard Alternative Songs
Fall In Love
30  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Carter, S.Barthel
Producer(s):
J.Hill, J.Carter
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Barsuk
30
Of Monsters And Men Dirty Paws Billboard Alternative Songs
Dirty Paws
31  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
N.B.Hilmarsdottir, R.Thorhallsson
Producer(s):
Of Monsters And Men, A.Arnarsson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
31
Arcade Fire Afterlife Billboard Alternative Songs
Afterlife
32  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Arcade Fire
Producer(s):
Arcade Fire, J.Murphy, M.Dravs, M.Lawson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Merge
32
Hellogoodbye (Everything Is) Debatable Billboard Alternative Songs
(Everything Is) Debatable
33  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Old Friends
33
A Day To Remember Right Back At It Again Billboard Alternative Songs
Right Back At It Again
34  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ADTR
34
Crosses The Epilogue Billboard Alternative Songs
The Epilogue
37  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sumerian
35
Man Man Head On Billboard Alternative Songs
Head On
35  Last
32  Peak
12  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ADA | Anti-/Epitaph
36
Avicii Hey Brother Billboard Alternative Songs
Hey Brother
36  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Bergling, A.Pournouri, V.Pontare, S.A.Fakir
Producer(s):
Avicii
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | PRMD/Island
37
American Authors Best Day Of My Life Billboard Alternative Songs
Best Day Of My Life
39  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Z.Barnett, J.A..Shelley, D.Rublin, M.Sanchez, M.Goodman, S.Accetta
Producer(s):
Shep Goodman, A.Accetta
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Dirty Canvas/Island
38
Jake Bugg What Doesn't Kill You Billboard Alternative Songs
What Doesn't Kill You
40  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Island
39
The Killers Shot At The Night Billboard Alternative Songs
Shot At The Night
38  Last
20  Peak
15  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Flowers
Producer(s):
A.Gonzalez
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Island
40
Avenged Sevenfold Shepherd Of Fire Billboard Alternative Songs
Shepherd Of Fire
Last
40  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Avenged Sevenfold
Producer(s):
M.Elizondo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
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