Number one modern rock hits of 1994

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The following is a comprehensive list of hits that reached number one on the Modern Rock Tracks chart, published by Billboard magazine. In 1994, there were 18 hits that reached peak position, in 53 issues of the magazine.

Morrissey had the longest run among the singles that have reached peak position in 1994, spending 7 consecutive weeks beginning with the issue dated April 2 and ending on May 14. Other singles with extended chart runs were Toad the Wet Sprocket's "Fall Down" and The Cranberries' "Zombie"; both spent six straight weeks atop the chart, while Beck's "Loser", Green Day's "Basket Case" and R.E.M.'s "What's the Frequency, Kenneth?" topped the chart for five weeks. Aside from Beck, Green Day and The Cranberries, 1994 saw debut number one hits by Pearl Jam, Live, and The Offspring (all of whom have since released two more number one hits each).

Chart history[edit]

Issue date Song Artist Reference(s)
January 1 "Into Your Arms" The Lemonheads [1]
January 8 "Daughter" Pearl Jam [2]
January 15 "Found Out About You" Gin Blossoms [3]
January 22 "All Apologies" Nirvana [4]
January 29 [5]
February 5 "Loser" Beck [6]
February 12 [7]
February 19 [8]
February 26 [9]
March 5 [10]
March 12 "Mmm, Mmm, Mmm, Mmm" Crash Test Dummies [11]
March 19 "God" Tori Amos [12]
March 26 [13]
April 2 "The More You Ignore Me, the Closer I Get" Morrissey [14]
April 9 [15]
April 16 [16]
April 23 [17]
April 30 [18]
May 7 [19]
May 14 [20]
May 21 "Selling the Drama" Live [21]
May 28 [22]
June 4 [23]
June 11 "Longview" Green Day [24]
June 18 "Fall Down" Toad the Wet Sprocket [25]
June 25 [26]
July 2 [27]
July 9 [28]
July 16 [29]
July 23 [30]
July 30 "Come Out and Play" The Offspring [31]
August 6 [32]
August 13 "Einstein on the Beach (For an Eggman)" Counting Crows [33]
August 20 "Basket Case" Green Day [34]
August 27 [35]
September 3 [36]
September 10 [37]
September 17 [38]
September 24 "What's the Frequency, Kenneth?" R.E.M. [39]
October 1 [40]
October 8 [41]
October 15 [42]
October 22 [43]
October 29 "Zombie" The Cranberries [44]
November 5 [45]
November 12 [46]
November 19 [47]
November 26 [48]
December 3 [49]
December 10 "About a Girl" Nirvana [50]
December 17 "Bang and Blame" R.E.M. [51]
December 24 [52]
December 31 [53]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date January 1, 1994
  2. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date January 8, 1994
  3. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date January 15, 1994
  4. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date January 22, 1994
  5. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date January 29, 1994
  6. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date February 5, 1994
  7. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date February 12, 1994
  8. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date February 19, 1994
  9. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date February 26, 1994
  10. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date March 5, 1994
  11. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date March 12, 1994
  12. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date March 19, 1994
  13. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date March 26, 1994
  14. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date April 2, 1994
  15. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date April 9, 1994
  16. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date April 16, 1994
  17. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date April 23, 1994
  18. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date April 30, 1994
  19. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date May 7, 1994
  20. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date May 14, 1994
  21. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date May 21, 1994
  22. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date May 28, 1994
  23. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date June 4, 1994
  24. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date June 11, 1994
  25. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date June 18, 1994
  26. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date June 25, 1994
  27. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date July 2, 1994
  28. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date July 9, 1994
  29. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date July 16, 1994
  30. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date July 23, 1994
  31. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date July 30, 1994
  32. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date August 6, 1994
  33. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date August 13, 1994
  34. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date August 20, 1994
  35. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date August 27, 1994
  36. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date September 3, 1994
  37. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date September 10, 1994
  38. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date September 17, 1994
  39. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date September 24, 1994
  40. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date October 1, 1994
  41. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date October 8, 1994
  42. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date October 15, 1994
  43. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date October 22, 1994
  44. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date October 29, 1994
  45. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date November 5, 1994
  46. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date November 12, 1994
  47. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date November 19, 1994
  48. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date November 26, 1994
  49. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date December 3, 1994
  50. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date December 10, 1994
  51. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date December 17, 1994
  52. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date December 24, 1994
  53. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date December 31, 1994