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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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LAST WEEK
19
WEEKS ON CHART
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Songwriter(s)
J.Langridge-Brown, D.Craik, C.Mason, J.Emery, J.Irvin
Producer(s)
J.Emery
Imprint/Promotion Label
RCA | Voleur
Greatest gainer this week
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1
Nothing But Thieves Trip Switch Billboard Alternative Songs
Trip Switch
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
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
2
Foals Mountain At My Gates Billboard Alternative Songs
Mountain At My Gates
Last
Peak
33  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Foals
Producer(s):
J.Ford
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Transgressive
3
Coldplay Adventure Of A Lifetime Billboard Alternative Songs
Adventure Of A Lifetime
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

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
4
X Ambassadors Unsteady Billboard Alternative Songs
Unsteady
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
22
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
5
twenty one pilots Stressed Out Billboard Alternative Songs
Stressed Out
Last
Peak
31  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x8
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Joseph
Producer(s):
M.Elizondo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | Fueled By Ramen
6
twenty one pilots Ride Billboard Alternative Songs
Ride
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
9
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
7
Cage The Elephant Mess Around Billboard Alternative Songs
Mess Around
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Cage The Elephant
Producer(s):
D.Auerbach
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | DSP
8
Cold War Kids First Billboard Alternative Songs
First
Last
Peak
50  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
50
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
9
The Strumbellas Spirits Billboard Alternative Songs
Spirits
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
9
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
10
Empire Of The Sun Walking On A Dream Billboard Alternative Songs
Walking On A Dream
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

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
11
The Lumineers Ophelia Billboard Alternative Songs
Ophelia
12  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.Schultz, J.C.Fraites
Producer(s):
The Lumineers, S.Felice
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
12
Miike Snow Genghis Khan Billboard Alternative Songs
Genghis Khan
11  Last
11  Peak
13  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
13
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
13
Panic! At The Disco Victorious Billboard Alternative Songs
Victorious
13  Last
11  Peak
22  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
22
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
14
The Struts Kiss This Billboard Alternative Songs
Kiss This
15  Last
14  Peak
16  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
16
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
15
X Ambassadors Renegades Billboard Alternative Songs
Renegades
14  Last
Peak
47  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
47
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
16
JR JR Gone Billboard Alternative Songs
Gone
16  Last
16  Peak
24  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
24
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.
17
AWOLNATION Woman Woman Billboard Alternative Songs
Woman Woman
20  Last
17  Peak
10  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.R.Bruno
Producer(s):
A.R.Bruno
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Red Bull
18
Elle King Under The Influence Billboard Alternative Songs
Under The Influence
17  Last
17  Peak
13  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Elle King, D.R.Bassett
Producer(s):
D.R.Bassett
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
19
Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness High Dive Billboard Alternative Songs
High Dive
18  Last
18  Peak
23  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Crush Music/Vanguard
20
The Wombats Give Me A Try Billboard Alternative Songs
Give Me A Try
21  Last
20  Peak
21  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ADA | 14th Floor/Bright Antenna
21
Declan McKenna Brazil Billboard Alternative Songs
Brazil
22  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.McKenna
Producer(s):
M.Marlow
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | High Quality Popular Music
22
Foo Fighters Saint Cecilia Billboard Alternative Songs
Saint Cecilia
19  Last
12  Peak
15  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Foo Fighters
Producer(s):
Foo Fighters
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Roswell
23
BORNS 10,000 Emerald Pools Billboard Alternative Songs
10,000 Emerald Pools
24  Last
23  Peak
16  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
G.Borns, J.Herkel
Producer(s):
Kennedy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Rezidual
24
Joywave Destruction Billboard Alternative Songs
Destruction
26  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood | Cultco
25
Bear Hands 2AM Billboard Alternative Songs
2AM
29  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Rau, T.Feldman, V.Loper, T.J.Orscher
Producer(s):
T.Feldman, J.Brown
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Q Prime | Spensive Sounds
26
Shinedown State Of My Head Billboard Alternative Songs
State Of My Head
27  Last
26  Peak
13  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Smith, C.C.Colasacco, P.Nappi, E.Thompson, J.DeZuzio
Producer(s):
P.Nappi
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
27
Weezer Thank God For Girls Billboard Alternative Songs
Thank God For Girls
23  Last
11  Peak
20  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
20
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
28
Lukas Graham 7 Years Billboard Alternative Songs
7 Years
28  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
7
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.
29
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats I Need Never Get Old Billboard Alternative Songs
I Need Never Get Old
31  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
N.Rateliff
Producer(s):
R.Swift
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Bottleneck/Stax
30
Mumford & Sons Ditmas Billboard Alternative Songs
Ditmas
25  Last
15  Peak
17  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Mumford & Sons
Producer(s):
J.Ford
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
31
Florence + The Machine Delilah Billboard Alternative Songs
Delilah
30  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
F.L.M.Welch, I.Summers
Producer(s):
M.Dravs
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
32
Kaleo Way Down We Go Billboard Alternative Songs
Way Down We Go
35  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Juliusson
Producer(s):
Kaleo, M.Crossey
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Elektra
33
Chef'Special In Your Arms Billboard Alternative Songs
In Your Arms
33  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | Fueled By Ramen
34
The 1975 The Sound Billboard Alternative Songs
The Sound
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.Healy, G.Daniel, A.Hann, R.S.MacDonald
Producer(s):
M.Crossey, G.Daniel, M.Healy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Dirty Hit
35
Lucius Born Again Teen Billboard Alternative Songs
Born Again Teen
34  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RED | Mom + Pop
36
St. Lucia Dancing On Glass Billboard Alternative Songs
Dancing On Glass
32  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.P.Grobler, T.Pagnotta
Producer(s):
J.P.Grobler, C.Zane
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Neon Gold
37
WALK THE MOON Work This Body Billboard Alternative Songs
Work This Body
Last
37  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
38
Transviolet New Bohemia Billboard Alternative Songs
New Bohemia
40  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
39
Disturbed The Sound Of Silence Billboard Alternative Songs
The Sound Of Silence
36  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
P.Simon
Producer(s):
K.Churko
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
40
Highly Suspect Bloodfeather Billboard Alternative Songs
Bloodfeather
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:
300 | In De Goot
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