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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
5
WEEKS AT NO. 1
9
WEEKS ON CHART
You're The Best Thing About Me
Songwriter(s)
Bono, A.Clayton, The Edge, L.Mullen, Jr.
Producer(s)
Jacknife Lee, R.B.Tedder, S.Lillywhite
Imprint/Promotion Label
Interscope | Island
Gains in performance

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1
U2 You're The Best Thing About Me Billboard Triple A Songs
You're The Best Thing About Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Bono, A.Clayton, The Edge, L.Mullen, Jr.
Producer(s):
Jacknife Lee, R.B.Tedder, S.Lillywhite
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Island
2
Beck Up All Night Billboard Triple A Songs
Up All Night
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Hansen, G.Kurstin
Producer(s):
B.Hansen, G.Kurstin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Fonograf Records
3
Moon Taxi Two High Billboard Triple A Songs
Two High
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.J.Bailey, T.E.Putnam, R.T.Ritter, T.Terndrup, S.R.Thomson
Producer(s):
S.R.Thomson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
4
Manchester Orchestra The Gold Billboard Triple A Songs
The Gold
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.A.Hull
Producer(s):
C.Marks, A.Hull, R.McDowell
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Loma Vista
5
Vance Joy Lay It On Me Billboard Triple A Songs
Lay It On Me
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Vance Joy, D.R.Bassett
Producer(s):
D.R.Bassett, E.White
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
6
Anderson East All On My Mind Billboard Triple A Songs
All On My Mind
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Anderson East, E.C.Sheeran, J.McDaid, A.Raitere
Producer(s):
D.Cobb, G.Nadel
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Low Country Sound/Elektra
7
Alice Merton No Roots Billboard Triple A Songs
No Roots
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
A.Merton, N.Rebscher
Producer(s):
N.Rebscher
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mom + Pop | Paper Plane
8
X Ambassadors Ahead Of Myself Billboard Triple A Songs
Ahead Of Myself
15  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
S.N.Harris, C.Harris, A.Levin, S.Harris
Producer(s):
X Ambassadors
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | KIDinaKORNER
9
Dan Auerbach Stand By My Girl Billboard Triple A Songs
Stand By My Girl
10  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Easy Eye Sound/Nonesuch
10
Cold War Kids Featuring Bishop Briggs So Tied Up Billboard Triple A Songs
So Tied Up
Cold War Kids Featuring Bishop Briggs
12  Last
10  Peak
12  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
N.Willett, L.Stalfors
Producer(s):
L.Stalfors
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
11
The National Day I Die Billboard Triple A Songs
Day I Die
13  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
M.Berninger, A.Dessner, B.Dessner, B.Devendorf, S.Devendorf
Producer(s):
A.Dessner, B.Dessner
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Beggars Group | 4AD
12
Portugal. The Man Feel It Still Billboard Triple A Songs
Feel It Still
14  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
Portugal. The Man, A.Taccone, J.Hill, R. Bateman, F. Gorman, B.Holland
Producer(s):
J.Hill, A.Taccone
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
13
The War On Drugs Pain Billboard Triple A Songs
Pain
19  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Granduciel
Producer(s):
A.Ganduciel
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
14
JD McPherson Lucky Penny Billboard Triple A Songs
Lucky Penny
11  Last
11  Peak
11  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
New West
15
Cage The Elephant Whole Wide World Billboard Triple A Songs
Whole Wide World
17  Last
11  Peak
18  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
E.Goulden
Producer(s):
B.Baptie, Cage The Elephant
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | DSP
16
Morrissey Spent The Day In Bed Billboard Triple A Songs
Spent The Day In Bed
20  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | etienne
17
BORNS Faded Heart Billboard Triple A Songs
Faded Heart
16  Last
16  Peak
12  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | Rezidual
18
Van William Featuring First Aid Kit Revolution Billboard Triple A Songs
Revolution
21  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Fantasy
19
Jack Johnson My Mind Is For Sale Billboard Triple A Songs
My Mind Is For Sale
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
J.Johnson
Producer(s):
R.Lackritz, J.Johnson
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Brushfire
20
George Ezra Don't Matter Now Billboard Triple A Songs
Don't Matter Now
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
21
Lo Moon This Is It Billboard Triple A Songs
This Is It
22  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
22
Portugal. The Man Live In The Moment Billboard Triple A Songs
Live In The Moment
30  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Portugal. The Man, J.Hill, A.Malik
Producer(s):
J.Hill
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
23
The Killers The Man Billboard Triple A Songs
The Man
18  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
B.Flowers, M.A.Stoermer, R.J.Vannucci, Jr., G.Lee, R.Bell, R.Bell, G.Brown, O.Nash, C.Smith, R.Westfield, R.Mickens, D.Boyce, D.R.Thomas
Producer(s):
Jacknife Lee
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Island
24
Robert Plant Bones Of Saints Billboard Triple A Songs
Bones Of Saints
24  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Trolcharm/Nonesuch
25
St. Vincent Los Ageless Billboard Triple A Songs
Los Ageless
28  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.E.Clark
Producer(s):
St. Vincent, J.M.Antonoff
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Loma Vista
26
Phillip Phillips Miles Billboard Triple A Songs
Miles
25  Last
23  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | 19
27
The Lone Bellow Time's Always Leaving Billboard Triple A Songs
Time's Always Leaving
26  Last
26  Peak
12  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Masterworks | Descendant/Masterworks
28
Imagine Dragons Thunder Billboard Triple A Songs
Thunder
27  Last
21  Peak
14  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
D.Reynolds, W.Sermon, B.McKee, D.Platzman, A.Grant, J.DeZuzio
Producer(s):
Alex Da Kid, J.DeZuzio
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Interscope | KIDinaKORNER
29
WALK THE MOON One Foot Billboard Triple A Songs
One Foot
Last
29  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
N.Petricca, E.Maiman, K.Ray, S.Waugaman, B.Berger, R.McMahon, R.Rabin
Producer(s):
M.Crossey, Captain Cuts
Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
30
First Aid Kit It's A Shame Billboard Triple A Songs
It's A Shame
Last
30  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
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