Alternative Albums

Year End Chart

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ALTERNATIVE ALBUMS

Year-End top-selling alternative albums, ranked by sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music.

2012
3

HERE AND NOW

Nickelback

4

MYLO XYLOTO

Coldplay

5

SOME NIGHTS

fun.

6

MAKING MIRRORS

Gotye

7

SIGH NO MORE

Mumford & Sons

9

LIVING THINGS

Linkin Park

11

THE HUNGER GAMES: SONGS FROM DISTRICT 12 AND BEYOND

Soundtrack

12

THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN: PART 1

Soundtrack

15

BLUNDERBUSS

Jack White

16

THE LUMINEERS

The Lumineers

17

AMARYLLIS

Shinedown

18

BOYS & GIRLS

Alabama Shakes

19

A VERY SHE & HIM CHRISTMAS

She & Him

21

NIGHT VISIONS

Imagine Dragons

22

THE PATH OF TOTALITY

Korn

23

BATTLE BORN

The Killers

24

THE 2ND LAW

Muse

25

PUSH AND SHOVE

No Doubt

26

PORT OF MORROW

The Shins

27

WASTING LIGHT

Foo Fighters

28

THE IDLER WHEEL IS WISER THAN...

Fiona Apple

29

EVANESCENCE

Evanescence

30

MEGALITHIC SYMPHONY

AWOLNATION

31

COEXIST

The xx

32

HATS OFF TO THE BULL

Chevelle

33

BON IVER

Bon Iver

34

BEYOND MAGNETIC (EP)

Metallica

35

WHAT WE SAW FROM THE CHEAP SEATS

Regina Spektor

38

TRANSIT OF VENUS

Three Days Grace

41

THE LOST CHILDREN

Disturbed

42

GOSSAMER

Passion Pit

43

WZRD

WZRD

44

THE STRANGE CASE OF...

Halestorm

45

NECK OF THE WOODS

Silversun Pickups

46

FALLEN EMPIRES

Snow Patrol

47

AFTERMAN: ASCENSION

Coheed And Cambria

50

BORN VILLAIN

Marilyn Manson