Top 25 Rock Song Chart of All Times
Anyone familiar with Coldplay, Blink 182, or Red Hot Chili Peppers? Of course, we are! Well, the long wait is over because your Top 25 Rock Songs Chart is on the go! The steps are easy. Check the name of the song that you like on the list, type it in the search box, and simply download. It’s hassle free!
If your addiction of our rock songs does not stop there, then try checking this brief background of how the top rock songs chart began and what rock music is all about.
Hot Rock Songs
Top/ Hot Rock Songs is a record chart in the United States printed by Billboard magazine. The said chart tabulates the songs aired on the radio across mainstream rock, alternative, and triple A. The chart started on October 20, 2012, and it followed the methods of the Hot 100 Chart of Billboard in which it incorporates radio airplay, download sales, and streaming of rock songs on all formats. Prior to the 20th of October of the same year, the Hot Rock Songs was based on the impressions of the audience (the approximate number of audience impressions in each played rock song).
Since the chart’s first list, exactly 39 singles have top the rank, and Linkin Park and Foo Fighters have the most number of success in topping the Top Rock Songs Chart, each with three singles included in the chart. The longest running single was Shut Up and Dance by Walk the Moon in which it spent 27 consecutive weeks as the number 1, and the longest running time as number 1, if the three number 1 singles were combined, is the Foo Fighters that totals to 37 weeks. Of the 39 singles that top the chart, 10 singles were in two different runs. A Sky Full of Stars by Coldplay is the only single to have come back to the number 1 position for three separate runs. There were 30 artists who have recorded number 1 singles. The very first top single on the Top Rock Songs chart was Know Your Enemy by Green Day that led to the chart’s beginning. The current number 1 single on the chart is Ride by Twenty One Pilots.
How well do you know rock music?
A genre of popular music is rock that is originally from “rock and roll” in the 1950s in the United States and improved into different styles in the 1960s specifically in the UK and the United States. Originally, it came from “rock and roll” in the 1940s and 1950s and is strongly influenced by country music, blues, and rhythm and blues. Aside from the aforementioned genres, rock music also introduced other genres like incorporated influences from jazz music, electric blues and folk, classical and other musical references.
Rock music focused mainly on the use of electric guitar, in which in a common rock band setting has electric bass guitar and drums. The said music has became dynamic, and like pop music, its lyrics focuses, usually, on romantic love and of course other types of ideas or concepts, mostly social and political stresses. White male musicians have been dominant in rock music in which it is believed that their dominance is one of the reasons why other themes, aside form romantic love, have been given emphasis too. Rock music emphasizes more on live performances, musicianship, and ideology of authenticity than pop music. Up until now, rock music is still one the genres that is mostly anticipated by many.