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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
21st Century Breakdown
Imprint/Promotion Label
Reprise | Warner Bros.

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1
Green Day 21st Century Breakdown Billboard Alternative Albums
21st Century Breakdown
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reprise | Warner Bros.
2
Tori Amos Abnormally Attracted To Sin Billboard Alternative Albums
Abnormally Attracted To Sin
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | UMRG
3
Nickelback Dark Horse Billboard Alternative Albums
Dark Horse
Last
Peak
27  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roadrunner
4
Soundtrack Twilight Billboard Alternative Albums
Twilight
Last
Peak
29  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Summit/Chop Shop/Atlantic | AG
5
Kings Of Leon Only By The Night Billboard Alternative Albums
Only By The Night
Last
Peak
35  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | RMG
6
Iron And Wine Around The Well Billboard Alternative Albums
Around The Well
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sub Pop
7
Shinedown The Sound Of Madness Billboard Alternative Albums
The Sound Of Madness
Last
Peak
43  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | AG
8
Theory Of A Deadman Scars & Souvenirs Billboard Alternative Albums
Scars & Souvenirs
Last
Peak
44  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
604 | Roadrunner
9
The Fray The Fray Billboard Alternative Albums
The Fray
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Sony Music
10
Hollywood Undead Swan Songs Billboard Alternative Albums
Swan Songs
10  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M/Octone | IGA
11
U2 No Line On The Horizon Billboard Alternative Albums
No Line On The Horizon
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Island/Interscope | IGA
12
Katy Perry One Of The Boys Billboard Alternative Albums
One Of The Boys
11  Last
Peak
49  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
13
mewithoutYou It's All Crazy! It's All False! It's All A Dream! It's Alright Billboard Alternative Albums
It's All Crazy! It's All False! It's All A Dream! It's Alright
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tooth & Nail
14
Coldplay Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends Billboard Alternative Albums
Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends
15  Last
Peak
49  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
15
Ben Harper And Relentless7 White Lies For Dark Times Billboard Alternative Albums
White Lies For Dark Times
Ben Harper And Relentless7
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Virgin | Capitol
16
Kid Rock Rock N Roll Jesus Billboard Alternative Albums
Rock N Roll Jesus
17  Last
Peak
85  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
85
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Top Dog/Atlantic | AG
17
Depeche Mode Sounds Of The Universe Billboard Alternative Albums
Sounds Of The Universe
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mute/Virgin | Capitol
18
Silversun Pickups Swoon Billboard Alternative Albums
Swoon
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
dangerbird
19
Yeah Yeah Yeahs It's Blitz! Billboard Alternative Albums
It's Blitz!
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dress Up/DGC/Interscope | IGA
20
The All-American Rejects When The World Comes Down Billboard Alternative Albums
When The World Comes Down
22  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Doghouse/DGC/Interscope | IGA
21
Seether Finding Beauty In Negative Spaces Billboard Alternative Albums
Finding Beauty In Negative Spaces
21  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wind-up
22
Daughtry Daughtry Billboard Alternative Albums
Daughtry
16  Last
Peak
77  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
77
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
19/RCA | RMG
23
Saving Abel Saving Abel Billboard Alternative Albums
Saving Abel
Last
10  Peak
37  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Skiddco/Virgin | Capitol
24
Cage The Elephant Cage The Elephant Billboard Alternative Albums
Cage The Elephant
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
DSP | Jive
25
MGMT Oracular Spectacular Billboard Alternative Albums
Oracular Spectacular
Last
11  Peak
28  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Sony Music
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