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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
23
WEEKS ON CHART
Shut Up And Dance
Songwriter(s)
N.Petricca, E.Maiman, K.Ray, S.Waugaman, B.Berger, R.McMahon
Producer(s)
T.Pagnotta
Imprint/Promotion Label
RCA

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1
WALK THE MOON Shut Up And Dance Billboard Alternative Songs
Shut Up And Dance
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
N.Petricca, E.Maiman, K.Ray, S.Waugaman, B.Berger, R.McMahon
Producer(s):
T.Pagnotta
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
2
Modest Mouse Lampshades On Fire Billboard Alternative Songs
Lampshades On Fire
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
I.Brock
Producer(s):
I.Brock, C.Jones, T.Martine
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
3
Cage The Elephant Cigarette Daydreams Billboard Alternative Songs
Cigarette Daydreams
Last
Peak
27  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Cage The Elephant
Producer(s):
J.Joyce
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | DSP
4
Bleachers Rollercoaster Billboard Alternative Songs
Rollercoaster
Last
Peak
25  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.M.Antonoff, J.Hill
Producer(s):
G.Kurstin, J.Hill, J.M.Antonoff
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
5
Milky Chance Stolen Dance Billboard Alternative Songs
Stolen Dance
Last
Peak
39  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.Rehbein
Producer(s):
P.Dausch
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Lichtdicht/Neon
6
Imagine Dragons I Bet My Life Billboard Alternative Songs
I Bet My Life
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Reynolds, D.W.Sermon, B.McKee, D.Platzman
Producer(s):
Imagine Dragons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | KIDinaKORNER
7
Robert DeLong Long Way Down Billboard Alternative Songs
Long Way Down
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.DeLong, E.K.Bogart, C.Forbes, E.Kiriakou, A.M.Goldstein
Producer(s):
R.DeLong, E.Kiriakou, A.M.Goldstein
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote
8
AWOLNATION Hollow Moon (Bad Wolf) Billboard Alternative Songs
Hollow Moon (Bad Wolf)
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.R.Bruno
Producer(s):
A.R.Bruno
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Red Bull
9
Death Cab For Cutie Black Sun Billboard Alternative Songs
Black Sun
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Gibbard
Producer(s):
R.Costey
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Barsuk
10
George Ezra Budapest Billboard Alternative Songs
Budapest
14  Last
10  Peak
22  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
George Ezra, J.Pott
Producer(s):
Blackwood C.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
11
Arctic Monkeys R U Mine? Billboard Alternative Songs
R U Mine?
Last
Peak
25  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Turner, Arctic Monkeys
Producer(s):
R. Orton
Imprint/Promotion Label:
ADA | Domino
12
Hozier Take Me To Church Billboard Alternative Songs
Take Me To Church
Last
Peak
37  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Hozier-Byrne
Producer(s):
A.Hozier-Byrne
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Rubyworks
13
Vance Joy Riptide Billboard Alternative Songs
Riptide
12  Last
Peak
44  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Vance Joy
Producer(s):
J.Castle, J.Keogh, E.White
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | F-Stop
14
Florence + The Machine What Kind Of Man Billboard Alternative Songs
What Kind Of Man
19  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
F.L.M.Welch, T.Hull, J.Hill
Producer(s):
M.Dravs, J.Hill
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
15
Big Data Featuring Joywave Dangerous Billboard Alternative Songs
Dangerous
Big Data Featuring Joywave
13  Last
Peak
51  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Wilkis, D.M.Armbruster
Producer(s):
Big Data
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Crush Music/Wilcassettes
16
Joywave Somebody New Billboard Alternative Songs
Somebody New
18  Last
16  Peak
12  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.M.Armbruster, S.Donnelly
Producer(s):
D.M.Armbruster, S.Donnelly
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood | Cultco
17
Vance Joy Mess Is Mine Billboard Alternative Songs
Mess Is Mine
16  Last
16  Peak
12  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Vance Joy
Producer(s):
R.Hadlock
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | F-Stop
18
Foo Fighters Congregation Billboard Alternative Songs
Congregation
22  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Foo Fighters
Producer(s):
B.Vig, Foo Fighters
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Roswell
19
Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness Cecilia And The Satellite Billboard Alternative Songs
Cecilia And The Satellite
17  Last
17  Peak
20  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.McMahon, J.Flannigan, A.Grahn
Producer(s):
M.Viola, J.Flannigan, A.Grahn
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Crush Music/Vanguard
20
Foo Fighters Something From Nothing Billboard Alternative Songs
Something From Nothing
15  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Foo Fighters
Producer(s):
B.Vig, Foo Fighters
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Roswell
21
The Black Keys Weight Of Love Billboard Alternative Songs
Weight Of Love
20  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Burton, P.Carney
Producer(s):
Danger Mouse, D.Auerbach, P.Carney
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Nonesuch
22
Catfish And The Bottlemen Kathleen Billboard Alternative Songs
Kathleen
21  Last
17  Peak
19  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.McCann
Producer(s):
J.Abbiss
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RED | Communion
23
alt-J Every Other Freckle Billboard Alternative Songs
Every Other Freckle
23  Last
21  Peak
13  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Newman, G.Unger-Hamilton, T.Green
Producer(s):
C.Andrew
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Infectious/Canvasback
24
The Offspring Coming For You Billboard Alternative Songs
Coming For You
27  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.K.Holland
Producer(s):
B.Rock
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Time Bomb
25
Incubus Absolution Calling Billboard Alternative Songs
Absolution Calling
25  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Boyd, M.Einziger, J.Pasillas II, C.Kilmore, B.Kennedy
Producer(s):
M.Einziger, B.Boyd
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Island
26
Glass Animals Gooey Billboard Alternative Songs
Gooey
24  Last
19  Peak
20  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Bayley
Producer(s):
D.Bayley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Caroline/Capitol | Wolf Tone/Harvest
27
The Kooks Bad Habit Billboard Alternative Songs
Bad Habit
26  Last
24  Peak
20  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Caroline | Astralwerks
28
Saint Motel My Type Billboard Alternative Songs
My Type
30  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.L.Jackson, A.D.Moore Sharp, G.S.Erwin, C.Lerdamornpong
Producer(s):
J.Napolitano, S.Motel
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | Elektra
29
The Dirty Heads Sound Of Change Billboard Alternative Songs
Sound Of Change
29  Last
24  Peak
15  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
E7LG | Five Seven
30
YelaWolf Till It's Gone Billboard Alternative Songs
Till It's Gone
28  Last
25  Peak
15  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.W.Atha, W.Washington, M.Hartnett, M.Hayes
Producer(s):
WLPWR
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Slumerican/Shady
31
Rise Against Tragedy + Time Billboard Alternative Songs
Tragedy + Time
31  Last
26  Peak
16  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope
32
Milky Chance Flashed Junk Mind Billboard Alternative Songs
Flashed Junk Mind
32  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
C.Rehbein
Producer(s):
C.Rehbein, P.Dausch
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Lichtdicht/Neon
33
Matt And Kim Get It Billboard Alternative Songs
Get It
33  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Johnson, K.Schifino, J.Shatkin
Producer(s):
J.Shatkin, M.Johnson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Harvest
34
Passion Pit Lifted Up (1985) Billboard Alternative Songs
Lifted Up (1985)
Last
34  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Angelakos, B.J.Levin
Producer(s):
M.Angelakos
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
35
In The Valley Below Peaches Billboard Alternative Songs
Peaches
35  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Gail, J.Jacob
Producer(s):
In The Valley Below
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
36
Nate Ruess Nothing Without Love Billboard Alternative Songs
Nothing Without Love
Last
36  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
N.Ruess, J.Bhasker, E.Haynie, J.Klinghoffer
Producer(s):
J.Bhasker, E.Haynie
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | Fueled By Ramen
37
Alabama Shakes Don't Wanna Fight Billboard Alternative Songs
Don't Wanna Fight
38  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Alabama Shakes
Producer(s):
B.Mills, Alabama Shakes
Imprint/Promotion Label:
ATO
38
KONGOS I Want To Know Billboard Alternative Songs
I Want To Know
37  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Tokoloshe
39
Seether Same Damn Life Billboard Alternative Songs
Same Damn Life
34  Last
33  Peak
10  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
S.M.Welgemoed, P.Mauriat, F.Pourcel, J.Plante, R.Lefebvre
Producer(s):
B.O'Brien
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | The Bicycle Music Company
40
Chet Faker Gold Billboard Alternative Songs
Gold
36  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Downtown
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