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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
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
White Lies For Dark Times
Ben Harper And Relentless7
Imprint/Promotion Label
Capitol | Virgin
Gains in performance

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1
Ben Harper And Relentless7 White Lies For Dark Times Billboard Alternative Albums
White Lies For Dark Times
Ben Harper And Relentless7
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
2
Soundtrack Twilight Billboard Alternative Albums
Twilight
Last
Peak
27  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Summit/Chop Shop/Atlantic
3
Nickelback Dark Horse Billboard Alternative Albums
Dark Horse
Last
Peak
25  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roadrunner
4
Kings Of Leon Only By The Night Billboard Alternative Albums
Only By The Night
Last
Peak
33  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | RCA
5
Theory Of A Deadman Scars & Souvenirs Billboard Alternative Albums
Scars & Souvenirs
Last
Peak
42  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roadrunner | 604
6
U2 No Line On The Horizon Billboard Alternative Albums
No Line On The Horizon
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Island/Interscope
7
Depeche Mode Sounds Of The Universe Billboard Alternative Albums
Sounds Of The Universe
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Mute/Virgin
8
Shinedown The Sound Of Madness Billboard Alternative Albums
The Sound Of Madness
Last
Peak
41  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
9
Conor Oberst And The Mystic Valley Band Outer South Billboard Alternative Albums
Outer South
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Merge
10
The Fray The Fray Billboard Alternative Albums
The Fray
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Epic
11
Daughtry Daughtry Billboard Alternative Albums
Daughtry
Last
Peak
75  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
75
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | 19/RCA
12
Hollywood Undead Swan Songs Billboard Alternative Albums
Swan Songs
10  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | A&M/Octone
13
Silversun Pickups Swoon Billboard Alternative Albums
Swoon
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
dangerbird
14
Coldplay Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends Billboard Alternative Albums
Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends
16  Last
Peak
47  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
15
Kid Rock Rock N Roll Jesus Billboard Alternative Albums
Rock N Roll Jesus
14  Last
Peak
83  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
83
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Top Dog/Atlantic
16
Yeah Yeah Yeahs It's Blitz! Billboard Alternative Albums
It's Blitz!
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Dress Up/DGC/Interscope
17
The All-American Rejects When The World Comes Down Billboard Alternative Albums
When The World Comes Down
15  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Doghouse/DGC/Interscope
18
Katy Perry One Of The Boys Billboard Alternative Albums
One Of The Boys
12  Last
Peak
47  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
19
Seether Finding Beauty In Negative Spaces Billboard Alternative Albums
Finding Beauty In Negative Spaces
17  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wind-up
20
St. Vincent Actor Billboard Alternative Albums
Actor
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Beggars Group | 4AD
21
Metallica Death Magnetic Billboard Alternative Albums
Death Magnetic
18  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
22
NOFX Coaster Billboard Alternative Albums
Coaster
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fat Wreck Chords
23
Disturbed Indestructible Billboard Alternative Albums
Indestructible
20  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
24
Papa Roach Metamorphosis Billboard Alternative Albums
Metamorphosis
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | DGC/Interscope
25
Mastodon Crack The Skye Billboard Alternative Albums
Crack The Skye
25  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Relapse/Sire/Reprise
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