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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
5
WEEKS AT NO. 1
22
WEEKS ON CHART
Twilight
Imprint/Promotion Label
AG | Summit/Chop Shop/Atlantic

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1
Soundtrack Twilight Billboard Alternative Albums
Twilight
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Summit/Chop Shop/Atlantic
2
U2 No Line On The Horizon Billboard Alternative Albums
No Line On The Horizon
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Island/Interscope
3
Nickelback Dark Horse Billboard Alternative Albums
Dark Horse
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roadrunner
4
Yeah Yeah Yeahs It's Blitz! Billboard Alternative Albums
It's Blitz!
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Dress Up/DGC/Interscope
5
The Fray The Fray Billboard Alternative Albums
The Fray
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Epic
6
Kings Of Leon Only By The Night Billboard Alternative Albums
Only By The Night
Last
Peak
28  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | RCA
7
Silverstein A Shipwreck In The Sand Billboard Alternative Albums
A Shipwreck In The Sand
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Victory
8
Papa Roach Metamorphosis Billboard Alternative Albums
Metamorphosis
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | DGC/Interscope
9
Death Cab For Cutie TheOpenDoor EP Billboard Alternative Albums
TheOpenDoor EP
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Barsuk/Atlantic
10
Mastodon Crack The Skye Billboard Alternative Albums
Crack The Skye
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Relapse/Sire/Reprise
11
Theory Of A Deadman Scars & Souvenirs Billboard Alternative Albums
Scars & Souvenirs
Last
Peak
37  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roadrunner | 604
12
Blue October Approaching Normal Billboard Alternative Albums
Approaching Normal
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Brando/Universal Motown
13
The Decemberists The Hazards Of Love Billboard Alternative Albums
The Hazards Of Love
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
14
Kid Rock Rock N Roll Jesus Billboard Alternative Albums
Rock N Roll Jesus
13  Last
Peak
78  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
78
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Top Dog/Atlantic
15
Gomez A New Tide Billboard Alternative Albums
A New Tide
Last
15  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ATO
16
Hollywood Undead Swan Songs Billboard Alternative Albums
Swan Songs
14  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | A&M/Octone
17
Coldplay Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends Billboard Alternative Albums
Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends
11  Last
Peak
42  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
18
Metallica Death Magnetic Billboard Alternative Albums
Death Magnetic
17  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
19
Katy Perry One Of The Boys Billboard Alternative Albums
One Of The Boys
12  Last
Peak
42  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
20
Shinedown The Sound Of Madness Billboard Alternative Albums
The Sound Of Madness
15  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
21
The All-American Rejects When The World Comes Down Billboard Alternative Albums
When The World Comes Down
16  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Doghouse/DGC/Interscope
22
PJ Harvey & John Parish A Woman A Man Walked By Billboard Alternative Albums
A Woman A Man Walked By
PJ Harvey & John Parish
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
23
Peter Bjorn And John Living Thing Billboard Alternative Albums
Living Thing
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | StarTime Int'l/AlmostGold
24
Neko Case Middle Cyclone Billboard Alternative Albums
Middle Cyclone
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph | Anti-
25
Metric Fantasies Billboard Alternative Albums
Fantasies
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Last Gang | Metric
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