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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
Love Drunk
Imprint/Promotion Label
Sony Music | Columbia
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Boys Like Girls Love Drunk Billboard Alternative Albums
Love Drunk
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
2
Kings Of Leon Only By The Night Billboard Alternative Albums
Only By The Night
Last
Peak
51  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | RCA
3
Phish Joy Billboard Alternative Albums
Joy
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JEMP
4
Saosin In Search Of Solid Ground Billboard Alternative Albums
In Search Of Solid Ground
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
5
Skillet Awake Billboard Alternative Albums
Awake
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Ardent/Fair Trade/Atlantic
6
Chevelle Sci-Fi Crimes Billboard Alternative Albums
Sci-Fi Crimes
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Epic
7
Nickelback Dark Horse Billboard Alternative Albums
Dark Horse
Last
Peak
43  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roadrunner
8
Thousand Foot Krutch Welcome To The Masquerade Billboard Alternative Albums
Welcome To The Masquerade
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tooth & Nail
9
Dave Matthews Band Big Whiskey And The GrooGrux King Billboard Alternative Albums
Big Whiskey And The GrooGrux King
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Bama Rags/RCA
10
The Used Artwork Billboard Alternative Albums
Artwork
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
11
Shinedown The Sound Of Madness Billboard Alternative Albums
The Sound Of Madness
Last
Peak
59  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
12
Yo La Tengo Popular Songs Billboard Alternative Albums
Popular Songs
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Matador
13
Green Day 21st Century Breakdown Billboard Alternative Albums
21st Century Breakdown
10  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
14
Owl City Ocean Eyes Billboard Alternative Albums
Ocean Eyes
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
15
Soundtrack Twilight Billboard Alternative Albums
Twilight
11  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Summit/Chop Shop/Atlantic
16
Imogen Heap Ellipse Billboard Alternative Albums
Ellipse
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Megaphonic/RCA
17
Arctic Monkeys Humbug Billboard Alternative Albums
Humbug
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Domino
18
Theory Of A Deadman Scars & Souvenirs Billboard Alternative Albums
Scars & Souvenirs
12  Last
Peak
60  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
60
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roadrunner | 604
19
The Fray The Fray Billboard Alternative Albums
The Fray
18  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Epic
20
Soundtrack (500) Days Of Summer Billboard Alternative Albums
(500) Days Of Summer
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Fox/Sire
21
Hollywood Undead Swan Songs Billboard Alternative Albums
Swan Songs
19  Last
Peak
53  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | A&M/Octone
22
U2 No Line On The Horizon Billboard Alternative Albums
No Line On The Horizon
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Island/Interscope
23
They Might Be Giants Here Comes Science Billboard Alternative Albums
Here Comes Science
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Walt Disney | Idlewild/disneySound
24
Matisyahu Light Billboard Alternative Albums
Light
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | JDub/Or/Epic
25
Sick Puppies Tri-Polar Billboard Alternative Albums
Tri-Polar
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | RMR/Virgin
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