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Encyclopedia > List of artists who reached number one on the U.S. Mainstream Rock chart

Main Article: Mainstream Rock Tracks The Mainstream Rock Tracks chart is a ranking in Billboard magazine of the most-played songs on mainstream rock radio stations, a category that includes stations that play primarily rock music but are not modern rock (that is, alternative) stations, which are counted in the Modern Rock Tracks chart. ...


This is an alphabetical list of artists who reached the number one position on the United States Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. The number in parantheses indicates the number of #1 hits for that band on this chart. The chart has been active since 1981. Billboard can refer to: Billboard magazine Billboard (advertising) Billboard antenna In 3D computer graphics, to billboard is to rotate an object so that it faces the viewer. ... The Mainstream Rock Tracks chart is a ranking in Billboard magazine of the most-played songs on mainstream rock radio stations, a category that includes stations that play primarily rock music but are not modern rock (that is, alternative) stations, which are counted in the Modern Rock Tracks chart. ...

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none . ... 3 Doors Down is an American alternative rock band formed in Escatawpa, Mississippi in 1996. ... AC/DC are a hard rock band formed in Sydney, Australia in 1973 by brothers Angus and Malcolm Young. ... Bryan Adams OC, OBC, (born 5 November 1959) is a Canadian rock singer, guitarist, songwriter and photographer. ... This article is about the band Aerosmith. ... Alice in Chains is a popular and influential rock band that formed in Seattle, Washington in 1987. ... Asia is an arena rock/progressive rock group. ... Audioslave was an alternative/hard rock supergroup that consisted of the instrumentalists of Rage Against the Machine: Tom Morello (guitar), Tim Commerford (bass and back-up vocals) and Brad Wilk (drums), together with Chris Cornell of Soundgarden (lead vocals and rhythm guitar) as their lead singer. ... Bad Company were an English hard rock supergroup founded in 1973, consisting of band members from Free (Paul Rodgers, Simon Kirke), Mott the Hoople (Mick Ralphs) and King Crimson (Boz Burrell). ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... The Black Crowes are a blues-oriented hard rock jam band who have sold over 15 million albums and were hailed by Melody Maker as The Most Rock n Roll Rock n Roll Band in the World. The band have toured with acts such as Aerosmith, ZZ Top, Jimmy Page... Blind Melon is an alternative rock band, whose most notable work dates from 1992 to 1995, and ceased with the death of lead vocalist Shannon Hoon. ... Blue Öyster Cult is an American rock band formed in 1967 and still active in 2007. ... Bon Jovi is a hard rock band originating from Sayreville, New Jersey. ... Jon Bon Jovi (born John Francis Bongiovi Jr on March 2, 1962) is an American singer, musician, businessman, actor and avid downhill skier. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Breaking Benjamin is an alternative metal band from Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. ... Brother Cane is an American hard rock band that released three albums in the 1990s. ... Buckcherry is a Los Angeles rock band, formed in 1995. ... This does not cite any references or sources. ... The Cars were an American rock band, fronted by Ric Ocasek, that emerged from the early punk scene in the late 1970s. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For information about the car of this name, see Chevrolet Chevelle. ... Eric Patrick Clapton CBE (born 30 March 1945), nicknamed Slowhand, is a Grammy Award winning British guitarist, singer, songwriter and composer. ... Collective Soul is an American rock band from Stockbridge, Georgia. ... Philip David Charles Collins (born January 30, 1951 in Chiswick, London) is an English singer, songwriter, drummer and actor. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Cry of Love is an album by guitar legend Jimi Hendrix. ... Damn Yankees were an American rock supergroup. ... Days of the New is a post-grunge rock band from Charlestown, Indiana (later relocated to Louisville, Kentucky), formed in 1995. ... Def Leppard are an English hard rock band from Sheffield who formed in 1977 as part of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Disturbed is a rock band from Chicago, Illinois. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Duran Duran are an English rock band notable for a long series of popular singles and vivid music videos. ... For the approach to music education, see Eurhythmics. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... John Cameron Fogerty (born May 28, 1945) is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist, best known for his time with the swamp rock or roots rock band Creedence Clearwater Revival. ... Foreigner is a pop/rock band formed in New York City in 1976 by veteran musicians Mick Jones and ex-King Crimson member Ian McDonald, along with then unknown vocalist Lou Gramm (Louis Grammatico). ... This article is about the band. ... Glenn Lewis Frey (born November 6, 1948 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and actor, best known as one of the founding members of country rock band The Eagles. ... Peter Brian Gabriel (born 13 February 1950, in Chobham, Surrey, England) is an English musician. ... The J. Geils Band was an American music group formed 1967 in Worcester, Massachusetts that had a successful blues-rock/R&B-influenced sound in the 1970s, before moving towards a more pop-influenced sound in the 1980s, which brought them MTV airplay and their 1982 international hit single Centerfold... Genesis are an English rock band formed in 1967. ... Godsmack are an American grammy-nominated heavy metal band from Massachusetts formed in 1996. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Ready or Not album cover Lou Gramm (born Louis Grammatico on May 2, 1950 in Rochester, New York) is an American rock music vocalist and songwriter best known for his role as the lead vocalist for the rock band Foreigner. ... Jerry Garcia later in life The Grateful Dead was an American rock band, which was formed in 1965 in San Francisco from the remnants of another band, Mother McCrees Uptown Jug Champions. ... This article is about the band Green Day. ... Samuel Roy Hagar (born October 13, 1947 in Monterey, California, USA), better known as Sammy Hagar (aka The Red Rocker), is an American rock guitarist, singer, and composer. ... Donald Hugh Don Henley (born July 22, 1947 in Gilmer, Texas) is an American rock musician who is the drummer and one of the lead singers and songwriters of the band Eagles. ... Bruce Randall Hornsby (born November 23, 1954 in Williamsburg, Virginia) is an American singer, pianist, accordion player, and songwriter. ... Billy Idol (born William Michael Albert Broad, 30 November 1955 in Middlesex) is an English rock musician. ... INXS (pronounced In Excess) are an Australian rock group. ... Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16, 1966) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actress. ... Michael Phillip Mick Jagger CBE (born July 26, 1943) is an English rock musician, actor, songwriter, record and film producer and businessman. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Jet is a rock band from Melbourne, Australia, whose début album Get Born, released in 2003, has so far sold over 3. ... Joan Jett (born Joan Marie Larkin on September 22, 1958) is an American rock guitarist, singer, producer and actress. ... Journey is an American rock band formed in 1973 in San Francisco, California. ... Kiss is an American rock band formed in New York City in 1973. ... Leonard Albert Lenny Kravitz (born May 26, 1964) is an American Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and arranger whose retro style incorporates elements of rock, soul, funk, reggae, hard rock, psychedelic, folk, and ballads. ... ... Linkin Park is a rock band from Agoura Hills, California. ... Live (IPA pronunciation: , rhymes with five)[2] (also typeset as LIVE) is an American alternative rock band from York, Pennsylvania, comprised of Ed Kowalczyk (lead vocals and guitar), Chad Taylor (lead guitar), Patrick Dahlheimer (bass guitar) and Chad Gracey (drums). ... Richard Noel Marx (born September 16, 1963 in Winnetka, Illinois) is an adult contemporary singer, songwriter and record producer. ... Christine McVie (born Christine Anne Perfect, July 12, 1943, in Birmingham) is an English singer, keyboardist, and songwriter. ... John Mellencamp, also known as John Cougar and John Cougar Mellencamp, (born October 7, 1951) is best known for being an American rock/roots rock singer, songwriter, and guitarist. ... This article has been selected as the current Australian Collaboration of the Fortnight! Please help improve it to featured article standard. ... Metallica is a Grammy Award-winning American heavy metal/thrash metal band formed in 1981[1] and has become one of the most commercially successful musical acts of recent decades. ... Mike and the Mechanics is a British band started in 1985 led by Mike Rutherford, already a founding member of Genesis. ... ‹ The template below (Expand) is being considered for deletion. ... Eddie Money (born Edward Joseph Mahoney, March 2, 1949) is an American rock musician and singer who found success in the 1970s and 1980s with a string of Top 40 hits and platinum albums. ... The Moody Blues are a British rock band originally from Birmingham, England. ... The Motels were a New Wave music band from the Los Angeles area best known for Only the Lonely and Suddenly, Last Summer, both of which peaked at #9 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1982 and 1983, respectively. ... Mr. ... Mudvayne is an American metal band. ... Alannah Myles (b. ... Nickelback is a Canadian rock band formed in Hanna, Alberta by Chad Kroeger, Mike Kroeger, Ryan Peake and Brandon Kroeger. ... Stephanie Lynn Stevie Nicks (born May 26, 1948) is an American singer and songwriter, best known for her work with Fleetwood Mac and a long solo career, which collectively have produced over twenty Top 40 hits. ... Nirvana was an American rock band that formed in Aberdeen, Washington. ... Ric Ocasek (born Richard Otcasek on March 23, 1949, in Baltimore, Maryland) is the former vocalist and frontman for The Cars and a producer for several other groups, including Bad Brains and Suicide. ... The Offspring (sometimes referred to as simply Offspring) is a popular American band from Orange County, California which formed in 1984. ... Ozzy Osbourne (born John Michael Osbourne, December 3, 1948 in Aston, Birmingham, England) is the lead vocalist of the pioneering heavy metal band Black Sabbath, a popular solo artist, and the star of the reality show, The Osbournes. ... Robert Allen Palmer (January 19, 1949 – September 26, 2003), born in Batley, Yorkshire, was an English singer. ... Pearl Jam is an American rock band that formed in Seattle, Washington in 1990. ... Steve Perry (born Stephen Ray Perry, January 22, 1949 in Hanford, California) is a Portuguese-American[1] singer and songwriter best known as the lead vocalist of the rock band Journey. ... Thomas Earl Tom Petty (born October 20, 1950) is a singer and guitarist. ... Pink Floyd are an English rock band that earned recognition for their psychedelic rock music, and, as they evolved, for their avant-garde progressive rock music. ... Robert Anthony Plant (born August 20, 1948, West Bromwich, West Midlands, England) is an English rock singer and songwriter, most famous for his membership in the rock band Led Zeppelin, but also for his successful solo career. ... The Police are a three-piece rock band consisting of singer/bassist Sting (Gordon Sumner), guitarist Andy Summers, and drummer Stewart Copeland. ... The Pretenders are an Anglo-American rock band. ... Prisms Armageddon album, 1979 (re-released in 2004) Prism is a Canadian rock band formed in Vancouver in 1976. ... Puddle of Mudd is an American post-grunge band from Kansas City, Missouri, United States. ... Quarterflash is a pop-rock group formed in Portland, Orgon in 1980. ... Queensrÿche (pronounced IPA: ) is a heavy/progressive metal band formed in 1981 in Bellevue, Washington, near Seattle. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Red Hot Chili Peppers are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles, California in 1983. ... This article is about the band. ... The Replacements (also known as The Mats or The Mats, from the insult of a detractor who joked the bands name was The Placemats, which the band then adopted) were a seminal alternative rock band from Minneapolis, Minnesota. ... The Rolling Stones are an English band whose blues, rhythm and blues and rock and roll-infused music became popular during the British Invasion in the early 1960s. ... David Lee Roth (sometimes referred to as Diamond Dave) (born 10 October 1954, in Bloomington, Indiana) is a Jewish American rock vocalist, songwriter, actor, author, and former radio personality, best known for his work with the band Van Halen. ... Rush is a Canadian rock band comprising bassist, keyboardist, and lead vocalist Geddy Lee, guitarist Alex Lifeson, and drummer and lyricist Neil Peart. ... Scorpions are a hard rock/heavy metal band from Hannover, Germany, best known for their 80s rock anthem Rock You Like a Hurricane and their singles Wind of Change, No One Like You, and Still Loving You. The band has sold over 70 million records worldwide. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Robert Clark Seger (born May 6, 1945) is a rock and roll musician from Michigan. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Kenny Wayne Shepherd or KWS (Kenny Wayne Brobst, Jr) (musician) (June 12, 1977-) is an American Blues musician. ... Shinedown are a Southern Hard Rock band that originated in Jacksonville, Florida. ... For the C. S. Lewis novel, see The Silver Chair. ... Simple Minds is a rock band from Scotland, which had its greatest worldwide popularity from the mid-1980s to the early-1990s. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Smashing Pumpkins (circa 1995) left to right: James Iha, DArcy, Billy Corgan and Jimmy Chamberlin. ... Soundgarden was an American rock band that formed in Seattle, Washington in 1984. ... Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an influential American singer, songwriter, and guitarist. ... Billy Squier (born May 12, 1950, in Wellesley, Massachusetts) is a rock musician. ... Staind is an American alternative metal group[1][2] from Springfield, Massachusetts, United States. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Roderick David Stewart, CBE (born January 10, 1945), is a Scottish singer born and raised in London. ... Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner, CBE (born 2 October 1951), universally known by his stage name Sting, is an English musician from Newcastle upon Tyne. ... Stone Sour is a Grammy-nominated American melodic hard rock band founded by Corey Taylor, famous for being the vocalist for the nu metal band Slipknot, and former drummer Joel Ekman. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Survivor is an American rock band formed in 1977 by core members Jim Peterik and Frankie Sullivan. ... For the bands self-titled album, see System of a Down (album). ... Three Days Grace (also known as 3DG or TDG) is a Canadian hard rock/post-grunge band formed in 1997. ... Tool is an American rock band, formed during 1990 in Los Angeles, California, that consists of drummer Danny Carey, bassist Justin Chancellor, guitarist Adam Jones, and vocalist Maynard James Keenan. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Tommy Tutone is a rock band from San Francisco, California, best known for its 1982 hit 867-5309/Jenny, which peaked at #4 on the Billboard pop charts. ... U2 (IPA: /ju. ... Van Halen is an American rock band formed in Pasadena, California in 1972 (though it was known as Mammoth until 1974). ... Stephen Stevie Ray Vaughan (October 3, 1954 – August 27, 1990), born in Dallas, Texas, was an American blues guitarist. ... John Waite (born John Charles Waite, 4 July 1952, Lancaster, Lancashire, England) is a rock singer. ... The Wallflowers are a Grammy Award-winning rock band from Los Angeles, California. ... Joseph Fidler Joe Walsh[1] (born November 20, 1947)[2] is an American guitarist and rock musician. ... The Who are an English rock band that first formed in 1964, and grew to be considered one of the greatest[1] and most influential[2] bands in the world. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

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Van Halen is an American rock band formed in Pasadena, California in 1972 (though it was known as Mammoth until 1974). ... Thomas Earl Tom Petty (born October 20, 1950) is a singer and guitarist. ... This article is about the band Aerosmith. ... John Mellencamp, also known as John Cougar and John Cougar Mellencamp, (born October 7, 1951) is best known for being an American rock/roots rock singer, songwriter, and guitarist. ... Collective Soul is an American rock band from Stockbridge, Georgia. ... U2 (IPA: /ju. ... The Black Crowes are a blues-oriented hard rock jam band who have sold over 15 million albums and were hailed by Melody Maker as The Most Rock n Roll Rock n Roll Band in the World. The band have toured with acts such as Aerosmith, ZZ Top, Jimmy Page... Nickelback is a Canadian rock band formed in Hanna, Alberta by Chad Kroeger, Mike Kroeger, Ryan Peake and Brandon Kroeger. ... ZZ Top is an American blues rock band formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas. ...

See also

  • List of number-one mainstream rock hits (United States)
Billboard charts
Albums
Billboard 200 | Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums | Top Electronic Albums | Top Pop Catalog Albums | Billboard Comprehensive Albums | Top Heatseekers
Singles and tracks
Hot 100 | Hot 100 Airplay | Hot 100 Singles Sales | Hot 100 Singles Recurrents | Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles | Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs | Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay | Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles Sales | Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles | Hot Rap Tracks | Pop 100 | Pop 100 Airplay | Hot Digital Songs | Hot Digital Tracks | Top 40 Tracks (defunct) | Top 40 Mainstream | Rhythmic Top 40 | Hot Adult Top 40 Tracks | Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks | Latin Rhythm Tracks | Modern Rock Tracks | Mainstream Rock Tracks | Hot Country Songs | Hot Dance Club Play | Hot Dance Airplay | Hot Dance Singles Sales | Hot Latin Tracks | Hot Christian Songs | Hot Ringtones | Hot RingMasters | Canadian Hot 100
Lists of number-ones
Billboard 200 | Hot 100 (Motown; by artist nationality: Australian, British, Canadian, European | Hot Dance Club Play | Modern Rock Tracks | Mainstream Rock Tracks | Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
Lists of artists who reached number-one
Hot 100 (by total number; simultaneous U.S. and UK hits) | Hot Dance Club Play | Modern Rock Tracks | Mainstream Rock Tracks | Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks | Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs
See also
Billboard Radio Monitor (defunct) | Billboard Year-End | Hot 100 achievements (most hit singles from an album) |
Hot Country Songs achievements | Pop 100 achievements | R&R
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