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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
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
10
WEEKS ON CHART
Bored To Death
Songwriter(s)
M.Hoppus, T.L.Barker, J.Feldmann, M.Skiba
Producer(s)
J.Feldmann
Imprint/Promotion Label
BMG | Viking Wizard Eyes
Gains in performance

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1
Blink-182 Bored To Death Billboard Alternative Songs
Bored To Death
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
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
2
Red Hot Chili Peppers Dark Necessities Billboard Alternative Songs
Dark Necessities
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
A.Kiedis, Flea, C.Smith, J.Klinghoffer, B.Burton
Producer(s):
Danger Mouse
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
3
Kaleo Way Down We Go Billboard Alternative Songs
Way Down We Go
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.Juliusson
Producer(s):
Kaleo, M.Crossey
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Elektra
4
The Lumineers Ophelia Billboard Alternative Songs
Ophelia
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
W.Schultz, J.C.Fraites
Producer(s):
The Lumineers, S.Felice
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
5
Fitz And The Tantrums HandClap Billboard Alternative Songs
HandClap
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
15
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
6
Cage The Elephant Trouble Billboard Alternative Songs
Trouble
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
12
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
7
twenty one pilots Ride Billboard Alternative Songs
Ride
Last
Peak
25  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Joseph
Producer(s):
Ricky Reed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | Fueled By Ramen
8
The Strumbellas Spirits Billboard Alternative Songs
Spirits
Last
Peak
25  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
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
9
Bishop Briggs River Billboard Alternative Songs
River
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
13
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
10
KONGOS Take It From Me Billboard Alternative Songs
Take It From Me
10  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
11
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
11
Bastille Good Grief Billboard Alternative Songs
Good Grief
16  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Smith, M.Crew
Producer(s):
M.Crew, D.Smith
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
12
twenty one pilots Heathens Billboard Alternative Songs
Heathens
18  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x7
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Joseph
Producer(s):
M.Elizondo, T.Joseph
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | DC/Atlas/WaterTower/Atlantic/Fueled By Ramen
13
Catfish And The Bottlemen Soundcheck Billboard Alternative Songs
Soundcheck
11  Last
11  Peak
16  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
V.McCann
Producer(s):
D.Sardy
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Island
14
Beck Wow Billboard Alternative Songs
Wow
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Hansen
Producer(s):
B.Hansen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Fonograf Records
15
Young The Giant Something To Believe In Billboard Alternative Songs
Something To Believe In
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
9
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
16
Bear Hands 2AM Billboard Alternative Songs
2AM
12  Last
12  Peak
19  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Rau, T.Feldman, V.Loper, T.J.Orscher
Producer(s):
T.Feldman, J.Brown
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Q Prime | Spensive Sounds
17
Silversun Pickups Circadian Rhythm (Last Dance) Billboard Alternative Songs
Circadian Rhythm (Last Dance)
17  Last
17  Peak
16  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Q Prime | New Machine
18
The Head And The Heart All We Ever Knew Billboard Alternative Songs
All We Ever Knew
20  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
The Head And The Heart
Producer(s):
J.Joyce
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
19
The Dirty Heads That's All I Need Billboard Alternative Songs
That's All I Need
19  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
7
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
20
Weezer King Of The World Billboard Alternative Songs
King Of The World
21  Last
20  Peak
13  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.Cuomo, J.Kritzstein
Producer(s):
J.Sinclair
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Crush Music | Weezer
21
Phantogram You Don't Get Me High Anymore Billboard Alternative Songs
You Don't Get Me High Anymore
26  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.B.Frederic, J.Carter, S.Barthel, D.D.Wilson, E.Bocage, A.Scramuzza
Producer(s):
Ricky Reed, J.Carter, S.Barthel, D.D.Wilson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
22
Lewis Del Mar Loud(y) Billboard Alternative Songs
Loud(y)
23  Last
22  Peak
14  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
23
Nothing But Thieves Wake Up Call Billboard Alternative Songs
Wake Up Call
25  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Voleur
24
Glass Animals Life Itself Billboard Alternative Songs
Life Itself
27  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
D.Bayley, T.Tafo
Producer(s):
D.Bayley
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Harvest | Wolf Tone
25
Disturbed The Sound Of Silence Billboard Alternative Songs
The Sound Of Silence
22  Last
22  Peak
19  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
P.Simon
Producer(s):
K.Churko
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
26
Barns Courtney Fire Billboard Alternative Songs
Fire
30  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.G.Courtney, D.Jackson
Producer(s):
K.McIntosh, B.Jones
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
27
Broods Free Billboard Alternative Songs
Free
28  Last
26  Peak
11  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
G.Nott, C.Nott, J.Little
Producer(s):
J.Little, Broods
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
28
Finish Ticket Color Billboard Alternative Songs
Color
24  Last
24  Peak
13  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | Elektra
29
Coldplay Up&Up Billboard Alternative Songs
Up&Up
29  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

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
30
888 Critical Mistakes Billboard Alternative Songs
Critical Mistakes
33  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
888
31
Run River North Run Or Hide Billboard Alternative Songs
Run Or Hide
32  Last
31  Peak
10  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Nettwerk
32
The Avett Brothers Ain't No Man Billboard Alternative Songs
Ain't No Man
31  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.S.Avett, S.Y.Avett, R.W.Crawford, Jr.
Producer(s):
R.Rubin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | American
33
Band Of Horses Casual Party Billboard Alternative Songs
Casual Party
35  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Bridwell
Producer(s):
J.Lytle, Band Of Horses
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | American
34
X Ambassadors Featuring Jamie N Commons Low Life Billboard Alternative Songs
Low Life
X Ambassadors Featuring Jamie N Commons
37  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | KIDinaKORNER
35
Radiohead Burn The Witch Billboard Alternative Songs
Burn The Witch
34  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
8
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
36
CHVRCHES Featuring Hayley Williams Bury It Billboard Alternative Songs
Bury It
CHVRCHES Featuring Hayley Williams
Last
36  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
I.Cook, M.Doherty, L.Mayberry, H.Williams
Producer(s):
CHVRCHES
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Goodbye
37
Panic! At The Disco Don't Threaten Me With A Good Time Billboard Alternative Songs
Don't Threaten Me With A Good Time
40  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
J.R.Rotem, T.Douville, C.Lehmann, J.Hansson, B.Urie, J.Sinclair, A.Salem, C.Pierson, F.Schneider, J.Strickland, C.Wilson, R.Wilson
Producer(s):
J.R.Rotem, J.Sinclair
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RRP | DCD2/Fueled By Ramen
38
The Unlikely Candidates Your Love Could Start A War Billboard Alternative Songs
Your Love Could Start A War
36  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
CO5 | Shok And Awe
39
Foals What Went Down Billboard Alternative Songs
What Went Down
Last
39  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Transgressive
40
Bob Moses Tearing Me Up Billboard Alternative Songs
Tearing Me Up
Last
40  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
T.Howie, Jim Vallance
Producer(s):
T.Howie, J.Vallance
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Domino
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