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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
14
WEEKS ON CHART
Adventure Of A Lifetime
Songwriter(s)
G.R.Berryman, J.M.Buckland, W.Champion, C.A.J.Martin
Producer(s)
StarGate, R.Simpson
Imprint/Promotion Label
Atlantic | Parlophone
Gains in performance

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1
Coldplay Adventure Of A Lifetime Billboard Alternative Songs
Adventure Of A Lifetime
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
G.R.Berryman, J.M.Buckland, W.Champion, C.A.J.Martin
Producer(s):
StarGate, R.Simpson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Parlophone
2
Cage The Elephant Mess Around Billboard Alternative Songs
Mess Around
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Cage The Elephant
Producer(s):
D.Auerbach
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | DSP
3
twenty one pilots Stressed Out Billboard Alternative Songs
Stressed Out
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x8
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Joseph
Producer(s):
M.Elizondo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | Fueled By Ramen
4
Vance Joy Fire And The Flood Billboard Alternative Songs
Fire And The Flood
Last
Peak
25  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Vance Joy, T.E.Hermansen, M.S.Eriksen, B.J.Levin
Producer(s):
StarGate, benny blanco, R.Hadlock
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | F-Stop
5
Foals Mountain At My Gates Billboard Alternative Songs
Mountain At My Gates
Last
Peak
28  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Foals
Producer(s):
J.Ford
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Transgressive
6
Cold War Kids First Billboard Alternative Songs
First
Last
Peak
45  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
N.Willett, M.Maust, D.Gallucci, J.Plummer, M.Schwartz
Producer(s):
D.Gallucci, L.Stalfors
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Downtown
7
Nothing But Thieves Trip Switch Billboard Alternative Songs
Trip Switch
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Langridge-Brown, D.Craik, C.Mason, J.Emery, J.Irvin
Producer(s):
J.Emery
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Voleur
8
X Ambassadors Unsteady Billboard Alternative Songs
Unsteady
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Grant, S.N.Harris, N.Feldshuh, C.Harris, A.Levin
Producer(s):
Alex Da Kid
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | KIDinaKORNER
9
Imagine Dragons Roots Billboard Alternative Songs
Roots
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Reynolds, W.Sermon, B.McKee, D.Platzman, A.Grant
Producer(s):
Alex Da Kid
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | KIDinaKORNER
10
X Ambassadors Renegades Billboard Alternative Songs
Renegades
11  Last
Peak
42  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Grant, S.N.Harris, N.Feldshuh, C.Harris, A.Levin
Producer(s):
Alex Da Kid
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | KIDinaKORNER
11
Weezer Thank God For Girls Billboard Alternative Songs
Thank God For Girls
12  Last
11  Peak
15  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Cuomo, A.Goose, C.M.Balzer, B.Balzer, B.Petti
Producer(s):
J.Sinclair
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Crush Music | Weezer
12
Elle King Ex's & Oh's Billboard Alternative Songs
Ex's & Oh's
15  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Elle King, D.R.Bassett
Producer(s):
D.R.Bassett
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
13
Disclosure Featuring Lorde Magnets Billboard Alternative Songs
Magnets
Disclosure Featuring Lorde
14  Last
13  Peak
17  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Lawrence, H.Lawrence, J.J.Napier, E.M.L.Yelich-O'Connor
Producer(s):
Disclosure
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Method/PMR
14
Foo Fighters Saint Cecilia Billboard Alternative Songs
Saint Cecilia
16  Last
14  Peak
10  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Foo Fighters
Producer(s):
Foo Fighters
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Roswell
15
Mumford & Sons Ditmas Billboard Alternative Songs
Ditmas
17  Last
15  Peak
12  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Mumford & Sons
Producer(s):
J.Ford
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
16
twenty one pilots Ride Billboard Alternative Songs
Ride
20  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Joseph
Producer(s):
Ricky Reed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | Fueled By Ramen
17
The Strumbellas Spirits Billboard Alternative Songs
Spirits
24  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.Ward, D.Ritter, J.Drury, D.James, I.Ritchie, J.Hembrey, B.Pickett, J.Setterington
Producer(s):
D.Schiffman
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote
18
Panic! At The Disco Victorious Billboard Alternative Songs
Victorious
18  Last
18  Peak
17  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Urie, C.J.Baran, M.A.Viola, M.Kibby, J.Sinclair, A.Deleon, R.Cuomo
Producer(s):
J.Sinclair, C.J.Baran
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | DCD2/Fueled By Ramen
19
Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness High Dive Billboard Alternative Songs
High Dive
19  Last
19  Peak
18  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Crush Music/Vanguard
20
Miike Snow Genghis Khan Billboard Alternative Songs
Genghis Khan
22  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
C.Karlsson, P.J.Winnberg, A. Wyatt, H.N.Jonback
Producer(s):
Miike Snow, H.N.Jonback
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Jackalope/Downtown
21
JR JR Gone Billboard Alternative Songs
Gone
21  Last
21  Peak
19  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
.Zott, J.Epstein, D.Nigro, M.Higgins
Producer(s):
JR JR, B.West
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
22
The Struts Kiss This Billboard Alternative Songs
Kiss This
25  Last
22  Peak
11  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
L.Spiller, A.Slack, J.Wilkinson, R.Parkhouse, G.Tizzard
Producer(s):
J.Wilkinson, Red Triangle
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | FreeSolo
23
Elle King Under The Influence Billboard Alternative Songs
Under The Influence
23  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Elle King, D.R.Bassett
Producer(s):
D.R.Bassett
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
24
Empire Of The Sun Walking On A Dream Billboard Alternative Songs
Walking On A Dream
36  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
L.Steele, J.Sloan, N.Littlemore
Producer(s):
L.Steele, N.Littlemore
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | The Sleepy Jackson/Virgin/Astralwerks
25
The Wombats Give Me A Try Billboard Alternative Songs
Give Me A Try
26  Last
25  Peak
16  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ADA | 14th Floor/Bright Antenna
26
AWOLNATION Woman Woman Billboard Alternative Songs
Woman Woman
30  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.R.Bruno
Producer(s):
A.R.Bruno
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Red Bull
27
BORNS 10,000 Emerald Pools Billboard Alternative Songs
10,000 Emerald Pools
29  Last
27  Peak
11  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
G.Borns, J.Herkel
Producer(s):
Kennedy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Rezidual
28
Chris Cornell Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart Billboard Alternative Songs
Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart
27  Last
18  Peak
20  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.J.Cornell
Producer(s):
B.O'Brien
Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe
29
Of Monsters And Men Wolves Without Teeth Billboard Alternative Songs
Wolves Without Teeth
32  Last
29  Peak
10  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
30
Shinedown State Of My Head Billboard Alternative Songs
State Of My Head
34  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Smith, C.C.Colasacco, P.Nappi, E.Thompson, J.DeZuzio
Producer(s):
P.Nappi
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
31
Saint Motel Cold Cold Man Billboard Alternative Songs
Cold Cold Man
31  Last
22  Peak
20  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | Elektra
32
EL VY Return To The Moon Billboard Alternative Songs
Return To The Moon
33  Last
28  Peak
16  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Beggars Group | 4AD
33
The 1975 Love Me Billboard Alternative Songs
Love Me
28  Last
18  Peak
16  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Daniel, M.Healy, A.Hann, R.S.MacDonald
Producer(s):
M.Crossey, G.Daniel, M.Healy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Dirty Hit
34
Florence + The Machine Delilah Billboard Alternative Songs
Delilah
37  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
F.L.M.Welch, I.Summers
Producer(s):
M.Dravs
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
35
Declan McKenna Brazil Billboard Alternative Songs
Brazil
Last
35  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.McKenna
Producer(s):
M.Marlow
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | High Quality Popular Music
36
Joywave Destruction Billboard Alternative Songs
Destruction
39  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood | Cultco
37
Lukas Graham 7 Years Billboard Alternative Songs
7 Years
38  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x7
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
L.G.Forchhammer, S.Forrest, M.Ristorp, M.Pilegaard
Producer(s):
Future Animals, Pilo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
38
The Neighbourhood Cry Baby Billboard Alternative Songs
Cry Baby
35  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.J.Rutherford, Z.Abels, M. Margott, J.Freeman, J.Pilbrow, B.Fried
Producer(s):
J.Pilbrow, 4e
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | [r]evolve
39
Lucius Born Again Teen Billboard Alternative Songs
Born Again Teen
Last
39  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RED | Mom + Pop
40
James Bay Let It Go Billboard Alternative Songs
Let It Go
Last
39  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Bay, P.M.Barry
Producer(s):
J.King
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
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