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Hot Rock & Alternative Songs

Week of May 7, 2016

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 May 7, 2016

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Last Week
Peak Pos.
Wks on Chart
  • 1
    • Stressed Out

      twenty one pilots
    • 1
    • 1
    • 52
      • 1
      • 1
      • 52
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Songwriter(s):

T.Joseph

Producer(s):

M.Elizondo

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Fueled By Ramen/RRP

RIAA Certification: Diamond
  • 2 NEW
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    • Purple Rain

      Prince And The Revolution
    • -
    • 2
    • 1
      • -
      • 2
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

Prince

Producer(s):

Prince

Imprint/Promotion Label:

NPG/Warner/Rhino

Highest ranking debut

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 3 NEW
  • NEW
    • When Doves Cry

      Prince
    • -
    • 3
    • 1
      • -
      • 3
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

Prince

Producer(s):

Prince

Imprint/Promotion Label:

NPG/Warner/Rhino

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 4 NEW
  • NEW
    • Little Red Corvette

      Prince
    • -
    • 4
    • 1
      • -
      • 4
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

Prince

Producer(s):

Prince

Imprint/Promotion Label:

NPG/Warner/Rhino

Gains In Performance

  • 5
    • Let It Go

      James Bay
    • 2
    • 2
    • 45
      • 2
      • 2
      • 45
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Songwriter(s):

J.M.Bay, P.M.Barry

Producer(s):

J.King

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Republic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x5
  • 6 NEW
  • NEW
    • Let's Go Crazy

      Prince And The Revolution
    • -
    • 6
    • 1
      • -
      • 6
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

Prince

Producer(s):

Prince

Imprint/Promotion Label:

NPG/Warner/Rhino

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 7
    • The Sound Of Silence

      Disturbed
    • 3
    • 3
    • 22
      • 3
      • 3
      • 22
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Songwriter(s):

P.Simon

Producer(s):

K.G.Churko

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Reprise/Warner Bros.

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 8
    • Ride

      twenty one pilots
    • 6
    • 6
    • 40
      • 6
      • 6
      • 40
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Songwriter(s):

T.Joseph

Producer(s):

Ricky Reed

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Fueled By Ramen/RRP

Biggest gain in airplay

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x7
  • 9
    • Ophelia

      The Lumineers
    • 5
    • 5
    • 11
      • 5
      • 5
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

W.K.Schultz, J.C.Fraites

Producer(s):

The Lumineers, S.Felice

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Dualtone

RIAA Certification: Platinum x4
  • 10
    • Adventure Of A Lifetime

      Coldplay
    • 7
    • 2
    • 25
      • 7
      • 2
      • 25
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Songwriter(s):

G.R.Berryman, J.M.Buckland, W.Champion, C.A.J.Martin

Producer(s):

StarGate, R.Simpson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Parlophone/Atlantic

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 11
    • Unsteady

      X Ambassadors
    • 9
    • 9
    • 29
      • 9
      • 9
      • 29
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Songwriter(s):

A.Grant, S.N.Harris, N.Feldshuh, C.Harris, A.Levin

Producer(s):

Alex Da Kid

Imprint/Promotion Label:

KIDinaKORNER/Interscope

RIAA Certification: Platinum x5
  • 12
    • America's Sweetheart

      Elle King
    • 10
    • 10
    • 12
      • 10
      • 10
      • 12
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Songwriter(s):

Elle King, M.Johnson

Producer(s):

M.Johnson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

RCA

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 13 NEW
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    • Darling Nikki

      Prince And The Revolution
    • -
    • 13
    • 1
      • -
      • 13
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

Prince

Producer(s):

Prince

Imprint/Promotion Label:

NPG/Warner Bros./Rhino

Gains In Performance

  • 14
    • Walking On A Dream

      Empire Of The Sun
    • 12
    • 6
    • 15
      • 12
      • 6
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

L.Steele, J.Sloan, N.Littlemore

Producer(s):

L.Steele, N.Littlemore

Imprint/Promotion Label:

The Sleepy Jackson/Virgin Rec./Astralwerks/Capitol

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 15
    • Spirits

      The Strumbellas
    • 13
    • 12
    • 13
      • 13
      • 12
      • 13
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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

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 16 NEW
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    • The Middle

      Jimmy Eat World
    • -
    • 16
    • 1
      • -
      • 16
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

J.Adkins, R.Burch, Z.Lind, T.D.Linton

Producer(s):

M.Trombino, Jimmy Eat World

Imprint/Promotion Label:

DreamWorks/Interscope/UMe

Gains In Performance

  • 17
    • Hymn For The Weekend

      Coldplay
    • 18
    • 5
    • 17
      • 18
      • 5
      • 17
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Songwriter(s):

G.R.Berryman, J.M.Buckland, W.Champion, C.A.J.Martin, M.S.Eriksen, T.E.Hermansen, M.J.Tovar, V.T.Yard, S.Zant

Producer(s):

StarGate, R.Simpson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Parlophone/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x3
  • 18
    • Genghis Khan

      Miike Snow
    • 16
    • 12
    • 15
      • 16
      • 12
      • 15
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Songwriter(s):

C.Karlsson, P.J.Winnberg, Andrew Wyatt, H.N.Jonback

Producer(s):

Miike Snow, H.N.Jonback

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Jackalope/Downtown/Atlantic

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 19
    • HandClap

      Fitz And The Tantrums
    • 20
    • 18
    • 4
      • 20
      • 18
      • 4
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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:

dangerbird/Elektra/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x4
  • 20
    • Cleopatra

      The Lumineers
    • 11
    • 11
    • 4
      • 11
      • 11
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

W.K.Schultz, J.C.Fraites, S.Felice

Producer(s):

S.Felice

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Dualtone

  • 21
    • Brand New

      Ben Rector
    • 24
    • 21
    • 9
      • 24
      • 21
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

B.Rector, D.H.Hodges, A.Stoklasa

Producer(s):

E.Cash, D.H.Hodges

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Aptly Named/ROAR/Caroline/Capitol

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Gold
  • 22
    • Way Down We Go

      KALEO
    • 22
    • 19
    • 11
      • 22
      • 19
      • 11
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Songwriter(s):

J.Juliusson

Producer(s):

KALEO, M.Crossey

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Elektra/Atlantic

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum x2
  • 23
    • Death Of A Bachelor

      Panic! At The Disco
    • 21
    • 11
    • 14
      • 21
      • 11
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

B.Urie, L.Pritchard, J.Sinclair

Producer(s):

J.Sinclair

Imprint/Promotion Label:

DCD2/Fueled By Ramen/RRP

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 24
    • The Sound

      The 1975
    • 27
    • 9
    • 14
      • 27
      • 9
      • 14
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Songwriter(s):

M.Healy, G.Daniel, A.Hann, R.S.MacDonald

Producer(s):

M.Crossey, G.Daniel, M.Healy

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Dirty Hit/Interscope

Gains In Performance

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 25
    • The Sound Of Silence

      Simon & Garfunkel
    • 23
    • 6
    • 4
      • 23
      • 6
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

P.Simon

Producer(s):

T. Wilson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia/Legacy

  • 26 NEW
  • NEW
    • Take It From Me

      KONGOS
    • -
    • 26
    • 1
      • -
      • 26
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

J.J.Kongos, J.D.Kongos, D.G.Kongos, D.L.Kongos

Producer(s):

KONGOS

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Tokoloshe/Epic

Gains In Performance

  • 27
    • Kiss This

      The Struts
    • 29
    • 25
    • 10
      • 29
      • 25
      • 10
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Songwriter(s):

L.Spiller, A.Slack, J.M.Wilkinson, R.Parkhouse, G.Tizzard

Producer(s):

J.Wilkinson, Red Triangle

Imprint/Promotion Label:

FreeSolo/Interscope

  • 28 NEW
  • NEW
    • Amerika

      Young The Giant
    • -
    • 28
    • 1
      • -
      • 28
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

S.Gadhia, J.J.Tilley, E.Cannata, F.Comtois, P.Doostzadeh

Producer(s):

A.Salibian

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Fueled By Ramen/RRP

Gains In Performance

  • 29
    • Angela

      The Lumineers
    • 15
    • 15
    • 3
      • 15
      • 15
      • 3
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Songwriter(s):

W.K.Schultz, J.C.Fraites, S.Felice

Producer(s):

S.Felice

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Dualtone

  • 30
    • The Devil's Bleeding Crown

      Volbeat
    • 25
    • 25
    • 2
      • 25
      • 25
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

M.S.Poulsen

Producer(s):

J.Hansen, R.Caggiano, M.S.Poulsen

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Republic

  • 31 NEW
  • NEW
    • Ain't No Man

      The Avett Brothers
    • -
    • 31
    • 1
      • -
      • 31
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

T.S.Avett, S.Y.Avett, R.W.Crawford, Jr.

Producer(s):

R.Rubin

Imprint/Promotion Label:

American/Republic

Gains In Performance

  • 32
    • Sleep On The Floor

      The Lumineers
    • 17
    • 17
    • 2
      • 17
      • 17
      • 2
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Songwriter(s):

W.K.Schultz, J.C.Fraites

Producer(s):

S.Felice

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Dualtone

  • 33
    • Woman Woman

      AWOLNATION
    • 31
    • 28
    • 9
      • 31
      • 28
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

A.R.Bruno

Producer(s):

A.R.Bruno

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Red Bull

  • 34
    • Gone

      JR JR
    • 35
    • 29
    • 9
      • 35
      • 29
      • 9
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Songwriter(s):

.Zott, J.Epstein, D.L.Nigro, M.Higgins

Producer(s):

JR JR, B.West

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Warner Bros.

  • 35
    • Don't Threaten Me With A Good Time

      Panic! At The Disco
    • 38
    • 10
    • 16
      • 38
      • 10
      • 16
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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:

DCD2/Fueled By Ramen/RRP

RIAA Certification: Platinum
  • 36
    • Happy Song

      Bring Me The Horizon
    • 39
    • 19
    • 28
      • 39
      • 19
      • 28
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Songwriter(s):

O.S.Sykes, M.S.Nicholls, M.Kean, L.D.Malia, J.Weinhofen

Producer(s):

O.S.Sykes, J.Fish

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Columbia

  • 37 NEW
  • NEW
    • In Bloom

      Sturgill Simpson
    • -
    • 37
    • 1
      • -
      • 37
      • 1
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Songwriter(s):

K.D.Cobain

Producer(s):

S.Simpson

Imprint/Promotion Label:

Atlantic

Gains In Performance

  • 38