8. Cobra Starship – “Good Girls Go Bad”
Cobra Starship left a powerful emo synth pop mark on the Hot 100 by having two dance hits peak at No. 7. “You Make Me Feel” featuring Sabi lasted 29 weeks on the charts peaking at No. 7 Oct. 1, 2011. “Good Girls Go Bad” featuring Leighton Meester, most famous for portraying Blair Waldorf in Gossip Girl, peaked at No. 7 Aug. 22, 2009 after 25 weeks on the list.
9. Weezer – “Beverly Hills”
Weezer prove time and time again that hard work pays off. They have been grinding since 1992 and show no signs of stopping. Out of several Weezer classics, “Beverly Hills” still reigns supreme as their most popular track. From the album Make Believe, this song gained great popularity and peaked at No. 10 on the charts Oct. 8, 2005 after 43 weeks on the Hot 100.
10. Gym Class Heroes – “Cupid’s Chokehold”
With the help of Fall Out Boy’s Patrick Stump, Gym Class Heroes made one fab collab with “Cupid’s Chokehold,” which America fell in love with fast. The catchy rap and vocal combination landed this track at a peak No. 4 spot March 31, 2007 after 24 weeks on the chart.
11. Green Day – “Boulevard Of Broken Dreams”
Green Day’s hit “Boulevard Of Broken Dreams” has inspired fans for years and maybe has even hit a little close to home for some of us. Whether you loved the lyrics or Billie Joe Armstrong’s eyeliner, this song peaked at No. 2. It lasted 36 weeks on the chart and peaked at No. 2 March 5, 2005.
12. My Chemical Romance – “Welcome To The Black Parade”
Ah yes, My Chemical Romance’s “Welcome To The Black Parade,” otherwise known as the be-all end-all of emo hits peaked at No. 9 on the Hot 100 Jan. 20, 2007 after 26 fantastical emo weeks on the list. On Billboard’s Alternative Songs chart, this song peaked at No. 1 for seven straight weeks. No matter what, MCR will always be at the top of AP’s Hot 100.
13. The Killers – “Mr. Brightside”
If you could pinpoint one song that would make you drop everything you were doing so you could turn up for three minutes, that song would definitely be the Killers’ “Mr. Brightside.” This classic jam peaked at No. 10 Jun 11, 2005 and stayed on the charts for a solid 38 weeks.
14. The All-American Rejects – “Gives You Hell”
This favorite breakup anthem earned the All-American Rejects a No. 4 spot on the Hot 100. “Gives You Hell” lasted a solid 36 weeks on the chart and peaked Mar. 7, 2009.