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Hot Rock & Alternative Songs

Week of December 15, 2012

Hot Rock & Alternative Songs

The week’s most popular songs, ranked by audio and video streaming activity on leading digital music services, radio airplay audience impressions based on monitored airplay and sales data, all compiled by Luminate. Audience totals are derived, in part, using certain Nielsen Audio listener estimates.

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Hot Rock & Alternative Songs

Week of December 15, 2012

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  • 1
    • Ho Hey

      The Lumineers
    • 2
    • 1
    • 33
      • 2
      • 1
      • 33
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Songwriter(s):

W.K.Schultz, J.C.Fraites

Producer(s):

R.Hadlock

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Dualtone

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 2
    • Some Nights

      fun.
    • 1
    • 1
    • 31
      • 1
      • 1
      • 31
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Songwriter(s):

N.J.Ruess, A.Dost, J.M.Antonoff, J.Bhasker

Producer(s):

J.Bhasker

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Fueled By Ramen/RRP

RIAA Certification: Platinum x6
  • 3
    • Home

      Phillip Phillips
    • 3
    • 3
    • 11
      • 3
      • 3
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

D.Pearson, G.Holden

Producer(s):

D.Pearson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

19/Interscope

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x4
  • 4
    • Too Close

      Alex Clare
    • 4
    • 2
    • 29
      • 4
      • 2
      • 29
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Songwriter(s):

A.Clare, J.Duguid

Producer(s):

Diplo, Switch, A.Rechtschaid

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Republic

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 5
    • The A Team

      Ed Sheeran
    • 5
    • 5
    • 16
      • 5
      • 5
      • 16
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Songwriter(s):

E.C.Sheeran

Producer(s):

J.Gosling, E.Sheeran

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x7
  • 6
    • It's Time

      Imagine Dragons
    • 6
    • 4
    • 39
      • 6
      • 4
      • 39
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Songwriter(s):

D.Reynolds, D.W.Sermon, B.McKee

Producer(s):

B.Darner, Imagine Dragons

Imprint/Promotion Label:

KIDinaKORNER/Interscope

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x6
  • 7
    • I Will Wait

      Mumford & Sons
    • 7
    • 1
    • 17
      • 7
      • 1
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

Mumford & Sons

Producer(s):

M.Dravs

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Gentlemen Of The Road/RED/Glassnote

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 8
    • Madness

      Muse
    • 8
    • 3
    • 15
      • 8
      • 3
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

M.Bellamy

Producer(s):

Muse

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Helium-3/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 9
    • Radioactive

      Imagine Dragons
    • 9
    • 9
    • 10
      • 9
      • 9
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

D.Reynolds, D.W.Sermon, B.McKee, A.Grant, J.Mosser

Producer(s):

Alex Da Kid

Imprint/Promotion Label:

KIDinaKORNER/Interscope

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Diamond
  • 10
    • Take A Walk

      Passion Pit
    • 12
    • 9
    • 27
      • 12
      • 9
      • 27
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Songwriter(s):

M.Angelakos

Producer(s):

C.Zane, M.Angelakos

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Frenchkiss/Columbia

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
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    • Too Close

      Melanie Martinez
    • -
    • 11
    • 1
      • -
      • 11
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

A.Clare, J.Duguid

Producer(s):

B.Appleberry

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Republic

Highest ranking debut

Gains In Performance

  • 12
    • Stubborn Love

      The Lumineers
    • 15
    • 12
    • 9
      • 15
      • 12
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

W.K.Schultz, J.C.Fraites

Producer(s):

R.Hadlock

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Dualtone

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 13
    • Gone, Gone, Gone

      Phillip Phillips
    • 14
    • 13
    • 2
      • 14
      • 13
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

D.A.E.Fuhrmann, T.S.Clark, G.S.Wattenberg

Producer(s):

G.S.Wattenberg

Imprint/Promotion Label:

19/Interscope

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 14
    • Little Black Submarines

      The Black Keys
    • 16
    • 6
    • 21
      • 16
      • 6
      • 21
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Songwriter(s):

D.Auerbach, P.Carney, B.Burton

Producer(s):

Danger Mouse, D.Auerbach, P.Carney

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Nonesuch/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 15
    • Chalk Outline

      Three Days Grace
    • 18
    • 7
    • 16
      • 18
      • 7
      • 16
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Songwriter(s):

Three Days Grace, B.Stock, C.Wiseman

Producer(s):

D.Gilmore

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 16
    • Carry On

      fun.
    • 19
    • 13
    • 8
      • 19
      • 13
      • 8
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Songwriter(s):

N.J.Ruess, A.Dost, J.M.Antonoff, J.Bhasker

Producer(s):

J.Bhasker

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Fueled By Ramen/RRP

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 17
    • Mountain Sound

      Of Monsters And Men
    • 20
    • 16
    • 11
      • 20
      • 16
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

N.B.Hilmarsdottir, R.Thorhallsson, A.R.Hilmarsson

Producer(s):

J.King

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Republic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 18
    • Babel

      Mumford & Sons
    • 17
    • 9
    • 9
      • 17
      • 9
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

Mumford & Sons

Producer(s):

M.Dravs

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Gentlemen Of The Road/RED/Glassnote

  • 19
    • Trojans

      Atlas Genius
    • 24
    • 19
    • 15
      • 24
      • 19
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

K.W.H. Jeffery, M.D.Jeffery, S.R.Jeffery, D.Sell

Producer(s):

Atlas Genius

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Frogs Head/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 20
    • Demons

      Imagine Dragons
    • 25
    • 17
    • 9
      • 25
      • 17
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

D.Reynolds, A.Grant, D.W.Sermon, B.McKee, J.Mosser

Producer(s):

Alex Da Kid

Imprint/Promotion Label:

KIDinaKORNER/Interscope

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Diamond
  • 21 NEW
  • NEW
    • Kiss Me

      Ed Sheeran
    • -
    • 21
    • 1
      • -
      • 21
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

E.C.Sheeran, J.Franks, J.Frost

Producer(s):

E.Sheeran, No I.D.

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 22
    • We Come Running

      Youngblood Hawke
    • 31
    • 22
    • 16
      • 31
      • 22
      • 16
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Songwriter(s):

S.D.Martin, S.Katz, M.Squire

Producer(s):

M.Squire, S.Katz

Biggest gain in digital sales

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 23
    • Ride

      Lana Del Rey
    • 21
    • 21
    • 9
      • 21
      • 21
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

Lana Del Rey, J.Parker

Producer(s):

R.Rubin

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Polydor/Interscope

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 24
    • Kill Your Heroes

      AWOLNATION
    • 23
    • 16
    • 24
      • 23
      • 16
      • 24
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Songwriter(s):

A.R.Bruno, Brian West

Producer(s):

B.West, A.R.Bruno

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Red Bull

  • 25
    • Flowers In Your Hair

      The Lumineers
    • 28
    • 24
    • 9
      • 28
      • 24
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

W.K.Schultz, J.C.Fraites

Producer(s):

R.Hadlock

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Dualtone

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 26
    • Stars

      Grace Potter & The Nocturnals
    • 13
    • 13
    • 2
      • 13
      • 13
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

G.Potter

Producer(s):

J.Scott, G.Potter

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Ragged Company/Hollywood

  • 27
    • Been Away Too Long

      Soundgarden
    • 26
    • 17
    • 10
      • 26
      • 17
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

C.J.Cornell, B.Shepherd

Producer(s):

A.Kasper, Soundgarden

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Seven Four/Loma Vista/Republic

  • 28
    • Lost In The Echo

      Linkin Park
    • 22
    • 10
    • 15
      • 22
      • 10
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

Linkin Park

Producer(s):

R.Rubin, M.Shinoda

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Machine Shop/Warner Bros.

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 29
    • On Top Of The World

      Imagine Dragons
    • 30
    • 23
    • 9
      • 30
      • 23
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

D.Reynolds, D.W.Sermon, B.McKee, A.Grant

Producer(s):

Alex Da Kid, Imagine Dragons

Imprint/Promotion Label:

KIDinaKORNER/Interscope

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x4
  • 30
    • Whispers In The Dark

      Mumford & Sons
    • 27
    • 11
    • 9
      • 27
      • 11
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

Mumford & Sons

Producer(s):

M.Dravs

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Gentlemen Of The Road/RED/Glassnote

  • 31
    • Carry On

      Avenged Sevenfold
    • 29
    • 29
    • 4
      • 29
      • 29
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

M.C.Sanders, B.E.Haner Jr, Z.J.Baker, J.Seward

Producer(s):

M.Elizondo

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Warner Bros.

  • 32
    • Absolute Zero

      Stone Sour
    • 36
    • 26
    • 13
      • 36
      • 26
      • 13
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Songwriter(s):

C.Taylor, J.Root, J.Rand, R.Mayorga

Producer(s):

D.Bottrill

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Roadrunner/RRP

Gains In Performance

  • 33
    • Slow It Down

      The Lumineers
    • 39
    • 33
    • 5
      • 39
      • 33
      • 5
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Songwriter(s):

W.K.Schultz, J.C.Fraites

Producer(s):

R.Hadlock

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Dualtone

Gains In Performance

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