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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
4
WEEKS AT NO. 1
19
WEEKS ON CHART
Ophelia
Songwriter(s)
W.Schultz, J.C.Fraites
Producer(s)
The Lumineers, S.Felice
Imprint/Promotion Label
Dualtone
Gains in performance

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The Lumineers Ophelia Billboard Alternative Songs
Ophelia
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.Schultz, J.C.Fraites
Producer(s):
The Lumineers, S.Felice
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
2
Blink-182 Bored To Death Billboard Alternative Songs
Bored To Death
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Hoppus, T.L.Barker, J.Feldmann, M.Skiba
Producer(s):
J.Feldmann
Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Viking Wizard Eyes
3
Red Hot Chili Peppers Dark Necessities Billboard Alternative Songs
Dark Necessities
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Kiedis, Flea, C.Smith, J.Klinghoffer, B.Burton
Producer(s):
Danger Mouse
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
4
twenty one pilots Ride Billboard Alternative Songs
Ride
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Joseph
Producer(s):
Ricky Reed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | Fueled By Ramen
5
Kaleo Way Down We Go Billboard Alternative Songs
Way Down We Go
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Juliusson
Producer(s):
Kaleo, M.Crossey
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Elektra
6
Fitz And The Tantrums HandClap Billboard Alternative Songs
HandClap
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Fitz, S.Hollander, N.Scaggs, J.M.King, J.Karnes, J.M.Wicks, J.Ruzumna, E.B.Frederic
Producer(s):
Ricky Reed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | dangerbird/Elektra
7
The Strumbellas Spirits Billboard Alternative Songs
Spirits
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

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
8
Cage The Elephant Trouble Billboard Alternative Songs
Trouble
10  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Cage The Elephant, D.Auerbach
Producer(s):
D.Auerbach
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | DSP
9
KONGOS Take It From Me Billboard Alternative Songs
Take It From Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.J.Kongos, J.D.Kongos, D.G.Kongos, D.L.Kongos
Producer(s):
KONGOS
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Tokoloshe
10
Cold War Kids First Billboard Alternative Songs
First
Last
Peak
64  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
64
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
11
Bishop Briggs River Billboard Alternative Songs
River
11  Last
11  Peak
11  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
S.G.McLaughlin, I.B.Scott, M.A.Jackson
Producer(s):
I.B.Scott, M.A.Jackson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Teleport/Island
12
Catfish And The Bottlemen Soundcheck Billboard Alternative Songs
Soundcheck
13  Last
12  Peak
14  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
V.McCann
Producer(s):
D.Sardy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Island
13
Bear Hands 2AM Billboard Alternative Songs
2AM
16  Last
13  Peak
17  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
17
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
14
Empire Of The Sun Walking On A Dream Billboard Alternative Songs
Walking On A Dream
15  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

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
15
twenty one pilots Stressed Out Billboard Alternative Songs
Stressed Out
14  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x8
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Joseph
Producer(s):
M.Elizondo
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | Fueled By Ramen
16
Young The Giant Something To Believe In Billboard Alternative Songs
Something To Believe In
17  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.Gadhia, J.J.Tilley, E.Cannata, F.Comtois, P.Doostzadeh, A.Salibian
Producer(s):
A.Salibian
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | Fueled By Ramen
17
Beck Wow Billboard Alternative Songs
Wow
21  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Hansen
Producer(s):
B.Hansen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Fonograf Records
18
Silversun Pickups Circadian Rhythm (Last Dance) Billboard Alternative Songs
Circadian Rhythm (Last Dance)
19  Last
18  Peak
14  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Q Prime | New Machine
19
Declan McKenna Brazil Billboard Alternative Songs
Brazil
18  Last
16  Peak
20  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.McKenna
Producer(s):
M.Marlow
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | High Quality Popular Music
20
The Dirty Heads That's All I Need Billboard Alternative Songs
That's All I Need
23  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.N.Watson, D.M.Bushnell, J.Gray
Producer(s):
J.Gray
Imprint/Promotion Label:
E7LG | Five Seven
21
Weezer King Of The World Billboard Alternative Songs
King Of The World
22  Last
21  Peak
11  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
R.Cuomo, J.Kritzstein
Producer(s):
J.Sinclair
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Crush Music | Weezer
22
The Head And The Heart All We Ever Knew Billboard Alternative Songs
All We Ever Knew
29  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
The Head And The Heart
Producer(s):
J.Joyce
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
23
Disturbed The Sound Of Silence Billboard Alternative Songs
The Sound Of Silence
24  Last
23  Peak
17  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
P.Simon
Producer(s):
K.Churko
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
24
Finish Ticket Color Billboard Alternative Songs
Color
26  Last
24  Peak
11  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | Elektra
25
Lewis Del Mar Loud(y) Billboard Alternative Songs
Loud(y)
27  Last
25  Peak
12  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
26
Broods Free Billboard Alternative Songs
Free
28  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
G.Nott, C.Nott, J.Little
Producer(s):
J.Little, Broods
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
27
Nothing But Thieves Wake Up Call Billboard Alternative Songs
Wake Up Call
32  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Voleur
28
Glass Animals Life Itself Billboard Alternative Songs
Life Itself
33  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Bayley, T.Tafo
Producer(s):
D.Bayley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Harvest | Wolf Tone
29
Bastille Good Grief Billboard Alternative Songs
Good Grief
Last
29  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Smith, M.Crew
Producer(s):
M.Crew, D.Smith
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
30
Barns Courtney Fire Billboard Alternative Songs
Fire
30  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.G.Courtney, D.Jackson
Producer(s):
K.McIntosh, B.Jones
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
31
Coldplay Up&Up Billboard Alternative Songs
Up&Up
31  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.R.Berryman, J.M.Buckland, W.Champion, C.A.J.Martin, M.S.Eriksen, T.E.Hermansen
Producer(s):
StarGate, R.Simpson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Parlophone
32
Radiohead Burn The Witch Billboard Alternative Songs
Burn The Witch
34  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.Yorke, J.Greenwood, C.Greenwood, P.Selway, E.O'Brien
Producer(s):
N.Godrich
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Beggars Group | XL
33
The 1975 The Sound Billboard Alternative Songs
The Sound
25  Last
21  Peak
15  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

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
34
The Avett Brothers Ain't No Man Billboard Alternative Songs
Ain't No Man
38  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.S.Avett, S.Y.Avett, R.W.Crawford, Jr.
Producer(s):
R.Rubin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | American
35
Run River North Run Or Hide Billboard Alternative Songs
Run Or Hide
35  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Nettwerk
36
888 Critical Mistakes Billboard Alternative Songs
Critical Mistakes
Last
36  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
888
37
Kurt Vile Pretty Pimpin Billboard Alternative Songs
Pretty Pimpin
36  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Beggars Group | Matador
38
Death Cab For Cutie Good Help (Is So Hard To Find) Billboard Alternative Songs
Good Help (Is So Hard To Find)
39  Last
27  Peak
13  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Barsuk
39
The Unlikely Candidates Your Love Could Start A War Billboard Alternative Songs
Your Love Could Start A War
37  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
CO5 | Shok And Awe
40
Garbage Empty Billboard Alternative Songs
Empty
Last
40  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Stun Volume
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