June 15, 2024

Getting to the top of any chart is difficult but staying there is even harder. The following is a list of songs that stayed at #1 for five weeks or more the on Billboard‘s Mainstream Rock chart. Below the title and artist is the date the song reached #1.

5 Weeks:

Unforgettable – Godsmack

May 16th, 2020

 The fourth single off of their seventh studio album. 

Shot In The Dark – AC/DC

November 14th, 2020

The song is from the band’s seventeenth studio album, “Power Up.”

Darkness Settles In – Five Finger Death Punch

July 3rd, 2021

The fourth single from “F8.”

Surrender – Godsmack

November 12th, 2022

 The first single from their eighth album “Lighting Up The Sky.”

6 Weeks:

Shame Shame – Foo Fighters

December 19th, 2020

The lead single from “Medicine At Midnight.”

Rescued – Foo Fighters

May 20th, 2023

The first single by the band since the death of longtime drummer, Taylor Hawkins (pictured).

8 Weeks:

Lost – Linkin Park

March 18th, 2023

Originally recorded during sessions for Meteora: (;03), it was later released as the lead single from the band’s 20th anniversary compilation.

Planet Zero – Shinedown

March 5th, 2022

The title track from the band’s seventh studio album.

The American Dream Is Killing Me – Green Day

November 25th, 2023

 It is the first Green Day single since ’13’s “X-Kid” to be produced by Rob Cavallo.

11 Weeks:

Lux Æterna – Metallica

December 17th, 2022

[“Lux Æterna” is Latin for “eternal light”.

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