“Black Hole Sun” is a song by American rock band Soundgarden. Written by frontman Chris Cornell, the song was released in 1994 as the third single from the band’s fourth studio album, Superunknown (1994). Considered to be the band’s signature song, it topped the BillboardAlbum Rock Tracks chart, where it spent a total of seven weeks at number one. Despite peaking at number two on the BillboardModern Rock Tracks chart, “Black Hole Sun” finished as the number-one track of 1994 for that listing. Worldwide, the single reached the top 10 in Australia, Canada, France, and Ireland, while in Iceland, it reached number one.
“Black Hole Sun” was included on Soundgarden’s 1997 greatest hits album A-Sides and also appeared on the 2010 compilation album Telephantasm.