Number one modern rock hits of 1995

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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 1995, there were 15 hits that reached peak position, in 52 issues of the magazine.

Live had the longest run among the singles that have reached peak position in 1995, spending 9 non-consecutive weeks beginning with the issue dated February 25 and ending on April 22. Oasis' first number one hit in the United States "Wonderwall" hit the same position as well, topping the chart for 9 weeks from December 30, 1995 to February 24, 1996. Other singles with extended chart runs were Better Than Ezra's "Good" and Alanis Morissette's "You Oughta Know"; both spent five straight weeks on the chart, while Green Day's "When I Come Around" topped the chart for seven weeks. The Red Hot Chili Peppers scored their third number one hit on the Modern Rock Tracks charts with "My Friends", which topped the chart for four weeks. Goo Goo Dolls' "Name" had originally charted for one week on October 7, 1995, but got replaced by Alanis Morissette's "Hand in My Pocket" and The Presidents of the United States of America's "Lump" before it reappeared on the chart 28 days later.

Chart history[edit]

Issue date Song Artist Reference(s)
January 7 "When I Come Around" Green Day [1]
January 14 [2]
January 21 [3]
January 28 [4]
February 4 [5]
February 11 [6]
February 18 [7]
February 25 "Lightning Crashes" Live [8]
March 4 [9]
March 11 [10]
March 18 [11]
March 25 [12]
April 1 [13]
April 8 [14]
April 15 [15]
April 22 [16]
April 29 "Good" Better Than Ezra [17]
May 6 [18]
May 13 [19]
May 20 [20]
May 27 [21]
June 3 "Misery" Soul Asylum [22]
June 10 [23]
June 17 [24]
June 24 "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me" U2 [25]
July 1 [26]
July 8 [27]
July 15 [28]
July 22 "You Oughta Know" Alanis Morissette [29]
July 29 [30]
August 5 [31]
August 12 [32]
August 19 [33]
August 26 "J.A.R." Green Day [34]
September 2 "Tomorrow" Silverchair [35]
September 9 [36]
September 16 [37]
September 23 "Comedown" Bush [38]
September 30 [39]
October 7 "Name" Goo Goo Dolls [40]
October 14 "Hand in My Pocket" Alanis Morissette [41]
October 21 "Lump" The Presidents of the United States of America [42]
October 28 "Name" Goo Goo Dolls [43]
November 4 [44]
November 11 [45]
November 18 "My Friends" Red Hot Chili Peppers [46]
November 25 [47]
December 2 [48]
December 9 [49]
December 16 "Glycerine" Bush [50]
December 23 [51]
December 30 "Wonderwall" Oasis [52]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date January 7, 1995
  2. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date January 14, 1995
  3. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date January 21, 1995
  4. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date January 28, 1995
  5. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date February 4, 1995
  6. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date February 11, 1995
  7. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date February 18, 1995
  8. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date February 25, 1995
  9. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date March 4, 1995
  10. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date March 11, 1995
  11. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date March 18, 1995
  12. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date March 25, 1995
  13. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date April 1, 1995
  14. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date April 8, 1995
  15. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date April 15, 1995
  16. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date April 22, 1995
  17. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date April 29, 1995
  18. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date May 6, 1995
  19. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date May 13, 1995
  20. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date May 20, 1995
  21. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date May 27, 1995
  22. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date June 3, 1995
  23. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date June 10, 1995
  24. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date June 17, 1995
  25. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date June 24, 1995
  26. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date July 1, 1995
  27. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date July 8, 1995
  28. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date July 15, 1995
  29. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date July 22, 1995
  30. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date July 29, 1995
  31. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date August 5, 1995
  32. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date August 12, 1995
  33. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date August 19, 1995
  34. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date August 26, 1995
  35. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date September 2, 1995
  36. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date September 9, 1995
  37. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date September 16, 1995
  38. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date September 23, 1995
  39. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date September 30, 1995
  40. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date October 7, 1995
  41. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date October 14, 1995
  42. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date October 21, 1995
  43. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date October 28, 1995
  44. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date November 4, 1995
  45. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date November 11, 1995
  46. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date November 18, 1995
  47. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date November 25, 1995
  48. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date December 2, 1995
  49. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date December 9, 1995
  50. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date December 16, 1995
  51. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date December 23, 1995
  52. ^ Alternative Songs, Billboard.com, issue date December 30, 1995