ALTERNATIVE ALBUMS

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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).

The week of
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
46
WEEKS ON CHART
Only By The Night
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1
Kings Of Leon Only By The Night Billboard Alternative Albums
Only By The Night
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART
2
Modest Mouse No One's First, And You're Next (EP) Billboard Alternative Albums
No One's First, And You're Next (EP)
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
3
Nickelback Dark Horse Billboard Alternative Albums
Dark Horse
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Green Day 21st Century Breakdown Billboard Alternative Albums
21st Century Breakdown
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Shinedown The Sound Of Madness Billboard Alternative Albums
The Sound Of Madness
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Dave Matthews Band Big Whiskey And The GrooGrux King Billboard Alternative Albums
Big Whiskey And The GrooGrux King
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Soundtrack Twilight Billboard Alternative Albums
Twilight
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Theory Of A Deadman Scars & Souvenirs Billboard Alternative Albums
Scars & Souvenirs
8
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Soundtrack (500) Days Of Summer Billboard Alternative Albums
(500) Days Of Summer
13
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
All Time Low Nothing Personal Billboard Alternative Albums
Nothing Personal
11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Soundtrack Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen: The Album Billboard Alternative Albums
Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen: The Album
10
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Wilco Wilco (The Album) Billboard Alternative Albums
Wilco (The Album)
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Phoenix Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix Billboard Alternative Albums
Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
17
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
The Fray The Fray Billboard Alternative Albums
The Fray
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Various Artists Vans Warped Tour: 2009 Tour Compilation Billboard Alternative Albums
Vans Warped Tour: 2009 Tour Compilation
19
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
16
Hollywood Undead Swan Songs Billboard Alternative Albums
15
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Katy Perry One Of The Boys Billboard Alternative Albums
One Of The Boys
14
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
60
WEEKS ON CHART
18
The Dead Weather Horehound Billboard Alternative Albums
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Owl City Ocean Eyes Billboard Alternative Albums
Ocean Eyes
16
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Killswitch Engage Killswitch Engage Billboard Alternative Albums
Killswitch Engage
18
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Incubus Monuments And Melodies Billboard Alternative Albums
Monuments And Melodies
20
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Cage The Elephant Cage The Elephant Billboard Alternative Albums
Cage The Elephant
22
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Coldplay Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends Billboard Alternative Albums
Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends
24
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Sick Puppies Tri-Polar Billboard Alternative Albums
Tri-Polar
21
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
25
U2 No Line On The Horizon Billboard Alternative Albums
No Line On The Horizon
23
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
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