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Alternative Albums ranks the most popular alternative rock albums of the week, as compiled by Nielsen Music, based on multi-metric consumption (blending traditional album sales, track equivalent albums, and streaming equivalent albums).

ALTERNATIVE ALBUMS

The week of
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
2
WEEKS ON CHART
No Line On The Horizon
Imprint/Promotion Label
Island/Interscope | IGA

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1
U2 No Line On The Horizon Billboard Alternative Albums
No Line On The Horizon
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Island/Interscope | IGA
2
Nickelback Dark Horse Billboard Alternative Albums
Dark Horse
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roadrunner
3
Chris Cornell Scream Billboard Alternative Albums
Scream
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mosley/Interscope | IGA
4
The Fray The Fray Billboard Alternative Albums
The Fray
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Sony Music
5
New Found Glory Not Without A Fight Billboard Alternative Albums
Not Without A Fight
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph
6
Soundtrack Twilight Billboard Alternative Albums
Twilight
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Summit/Chop Shop/Atlantic | AG
7
Various Artists Punk Goes Pop Volume Two Billboard Alternative Albums
Punk Goes Pop Volume Two
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fearless
8
Neko Case Middle Cyclone Billboard Alternative Albums
Middle Cyclone
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Anti- | Epitaph
9
Kings Of Leon Only By The Night Billboard Alternative Albums
Only By The Night
Last
Peak
25  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | RMG
10
Coldplay Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends Billboard Alternative Albums
Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends
Last
Peak
39  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
11
Yeah Yeah Yeahs It's Blitz! Billboard Alternative Albums
It's Blitz!
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dress Up/DGC/Interscope | IGA
12
Katy Perry One Of The Boys Billboard Alternative Albums
One Of The Boys
Last
Peak
39  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
13
Kid Rock Rock N Roll Jesus Billboard Alternative Albums
Rock N Roll Jesus
Last
Peak
75  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
75
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Top Dog/Atlantic | AG
14
The All-American Rejects When The World Comes Down Billboard Alternative Albums
When The World Comes Down
10  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Doghouse/DGC/Interscope | IGA
15
Hollywood Undead Swan Songs Billboard Alternative Albums
Swan Songs
11  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M/Octone | IGA
16
Theory Of A Deadman Scars & Souvenirs Billboard Alternative Albums
Scars & Souvenirs
12  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
604 | Roadrunner
17
Shinedown The Sound Of Madness Billboard Alternative Albums
The Sound Of Madness
14  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | AG
18
Metallica Death Magnetic Billboard Alternative Albums
Death Magnetic
15  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
19
Red Innocence & Instinct Billboard Alternative Albums
Innocence & Instinct
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Essential
20
The Killers Day & Age Billboard Alternative Albums
Day & Age
16  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Island | IDJMG
21
Saving Abel Saving Abel Billboard Alternative Albums
Saving Abel
24  Last
10  Peak
33  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Skiddco/Virgin | Capitol
22
Slipknot All Hope Is Gone Billboard Alternative Albums
All Hope Is Gone
20  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roadrunner
23
Disturbed Indestructible Billboard Alternative Albums
Indestructible
22  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Warner Bros.
24
MGMT Oracular Spectacular Billboard Alternative Albums
Oracular Spectacular
Last
11  Peak
24  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Sony Music
25
Hinder Take It To The Limit Billboard Alternative Albums
Take It To The Limit
21  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | UMRG
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