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This week's most-played adult alternative songs, ranked by radio airplay detections on adult alternative-formatted stations, as measured by Nielsen Music.

ADULT ALTERNATIVE SONGS

The week of
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
18
WEEKS ON CHART
Come A Little Closer
Songwriter(s)
Cage The Elephant
Producer(s)
J.Joyce
Imprint/Promotion Label
RCA | DSP
Gains in performance

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Cage The Elephant Come A Little Closer Billboard Triple A Songs
Come A Little Closer
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
2
PREVIOUS WEEK
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Cage The Elephant
Producer(s):
J.Joyce
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | DSP
2
Lorde Team Billboard Triple A Songs
Team
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
1
PREVIOUS WEEK
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
E.M.L.Yelich-O'Connor, J.Little
Producer(s):
J.Little
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Lava
3
U2 Invisible Billboard Triple A Songs
Invisible
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
PREVIOUS WEEK
4
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Bono, The Edge, A.Clayton, L.Mullen, Jr.
Producer(s):
Danger Mouse
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Island
4
Broken Bells Holding On For Life Billboard Triple A Songs
Holding On For Life
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
3
PREVIOUS WEEK
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Mercer, B.Burton
Producer(s):
Danger Mouse
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Aural Apothecary
5
Beck Blue Moon Billboard Triple A Songs
Blue Moon
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
PREVIOUS WEEK
6
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
B.Hansen
Producer(s):
B.Hansen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Fonograf Records
6
Foster The People Coming Of Age Billboard Triple A Songs
Coming Of Age
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
PREVIOUS WEEK
7
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.D.Foster, I.D.Innis, J.Fink, S.Cimino, P.Epworth
Producer(s):
P.Epworth
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
7
The Fray Love Don't Die Billboard Triple A Songs
Love Don't Die
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
5
PREVIOUS WEEK
5
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
The Fray, R.B.Tedder
Producer(s):
S.Price, R.B.Tedder
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
8
Vance Joy Riptide Billboard Triple A Songs
Riptide
11  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
10
PREVIOUS WEEK
11
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Vance Joy
Producer(s):
J.Castle, J.Keogh, E.White
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | F-Stop
9
Imagine Dragons On Top Of The World Billboard Triple A Songs
On Top Of The World
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
9
PREVIOUS WEEK
9
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Reynolds, W.Sermon, B.McKee, A.Grant
Producer(s):
Alex Da Kid, Imagine Dragons
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | KIDinaKORNER
10
The 1975 Chocolate Billboard Triple A Songs
Chocolate
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
8
PREVIOUS WEEK
8
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
G.Daniel, M.Healy, A.Hann, R.S.MacDonald
Producer(s):
M.Crossey, The 1975
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Dirty Hit/Vagrant
11
Fitz And The Tantrums The Walker Billboard Triple A Songs
The Walker
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
11
PREVIOUS WEEK
10
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Fitz, J.Karnes, J.M.King, J.Ruzumna, N.Scaggs, J.M.Wicks
Producer(s):
T.Hoffer
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | dangerbird/Elektra
12
American Authors Best Day Of My Life Billboard Triple A Songs
Best Day Of My Life
13  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
13
PREVIOUS WEEK
13
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Z.Barnett, J.A..Shelley, D.Rublin, M.Sanchez, M.Goodman, S.Accetta
Producer(s):
Shep Goodman, A.Accetta
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Dirty Canvas/Island
13
Boy & Bear Southern Sun Billboard Triple A Songs
Southern Sun
16  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
20
PREVIOUS WEEK
16
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Nettwerk
14
Passenger Let Her Go Billboard Triple A Songs
Let Her Go
12  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
12
PREVIOUS WEEK
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.D.Rosenberg
Producer(s):
C.Vallejo, M.D.Rosenberg
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Black Crow/Nettwerk
15
Bastille Pompeii Billboard Triple A Songs
Pompeii
15  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
15
PREVIOUS WEEK
15
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Smith
Producer(s):
M.Crew, D.Smith
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
16
Lucius Turn It Around Billboard Triple A Songs
Turn It Around
17  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
22
PREVIOUS WEEK
17
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RED | Mom + Pop
17
Arctic Monkeys Do I Wanna Know? Billboard Triple A Songs
Do I Wanna Know?
14  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
16
PREVIOUS WEEK
14
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Turner
Producer(s):
J.Ford
Imprint/Promotion Label:
ADA | Domino
18
The Wild Feathers Got It Wrong Billboard Triple A Songs
Got It Wrong
19  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
21
PREVIOUS WEEK
19
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
19
Bruce Springsteen High Hopes Billboard Triple A Songs
High Hopes
18  Last
15  Peak
13  Weeks
17
PREVIOUS WEEK
18
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
T.S.McConnell
Producer(s):
R.Aniello, B.Springsteen
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
20
Kings Of Leon Temple Billboard Triple A Songs
Temple
20  Last
18  Peak
18  Weeks
19
PREVIOUS WEEK
20
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
C.Followill, N.Followill, J.Followill, M.Followill
Producer(s):
A.Petraglia
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
21
Arcade Fire Afterlife Billboard Triple A Songs
Afterlife
21  Last
18  Peak
11  Weeks
18
PREVIOUS WEEK
21
LAST WEEK
18
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Arcade Fire
Producer(s):
Arcade Fire, J.Murphy, M.Dravs, M.Lawson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Merge
22
Pharrell Williams Happy Billboard Triple A Songs
Happy
23  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
23
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x7
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
P.L.Williams
Producer(s):
P.L.Williams
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Back Lot
23
Ray LaMontagne Supernova Billboard Triple A Songs
Supernova
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
R.C.LaMontagne
Producer(s):
D.Auerbach
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
24
Neon Trees Sleeping With A Friend Billboard Triple A Songs
Sleeping With A Friend
24  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
26
PREVIOUS WEEK
24
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
T.Glenn, T.Pagnotta
Producer(s):
T.Pagnotta
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Mercury/Island
25
Of Monsters And Men Dirty Paws Billboard Triple A Songs
Dirty Paws
22  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
24
PREVIOUS WEEK
22
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
N.B.Hilmarsdottir, R.Thorhallsson
Producer(s):
Of Monsters And Men, A.Arnarsson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
26
U2 Ordinary Love Billboard Triple A Songs
Ordinary Love
25  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
23
PREVIOUS WEEK
25
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Bono, The Edge, A.Clayton, L.Mullen, Jr., B.Burton
Producer(s):
Danger Mouse
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Island
27
Aloe Blacc The Man Billboard Triple A Songs
The Man
26  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
25
PREVIOUS WEEK
26
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Aloe Blacc, K.Adbdul-Rahman, S.Barsh, D.Seeff, E.John, B.J.P.Taupin
Producer(s):
DJ Khalil, Aloe Blacc
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Aloe Blacc/XIX
28
NEEDTOBREATHE The Heart Billboard Triple A Songs
The Heart
28  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
28
LAST WEEK
28
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.Rinehart, N.Rinehart
Producer(s):
SKINS, J.Chiccarelli, NEEDTOBREATHE
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
29
Blitzen Trapper Thirsty Man Billboard Triple A Songs
Thirsty Man
30  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
29
PREVIOUS WEEK
30
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Vagrant
30
Bastille Bad Blood Billboard Triple A Songs
Bad Blood
Last
30  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
D.Smith
Producer(s):
M.Crew, D.Smith
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
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