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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
Raditude
Imprint/Promotion Label
IGA | DGC/Interscope
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Weezer Raditude Billboard Alternative Albums
Raditude
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:
IGA | DGC/Interscope
2
Soundtrack The Twilight Saga: New Moon Billboard Alternative Albums
The Twilight Saga: New Moon
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Summit/Chop Shop/Atlantic
3
Foo Fighters Greatest Hits Billboard Alternative Albums
Greatest Hits
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Roswell/RCA
4
Creed Full Circle Billboard Alternative Albums
Full Circle
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wind-up
5
Owl City Ocean Eyes Billboard Alternative Albums
Ocean Eyes
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
6
Kings Of Leon Only By The Night Billboard Alternative Albums
Only By The Night
Last
Peak
59  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | RCA
7
Say Anything Say Anything Billboard Alternative Albums
Say Anything
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Doghouse/RCA
8
The Swell Season Strict Joy Billboard Alternative Albums
Strict Joy
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph | Anti-
9
Breaking Benjamin Dear Agony Billboard Alternative Albums
Dear Agony
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
10
Julian Casablancas Phrazes For The Young Billboard Alternative Albums
Phrazes For The Young
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Cult/RCA
11
Nirvana Live At Reading Billboard Alternative Albums
Live At Reading
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | DGC/Geffen
12
Jack Johnson En Concert Billboard Alternative Albums
En Concert
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Brushfire
13
Alice In Chains Black Gives Way To Blue Billboard Alternative Albums
Black Gives Way To Blue
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
14
Paramore Brand New Eyes Billboard Alternative Albums
Brand New Eyes
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Fueled By Ramen
15
Pearl Jam Backspacer Billboard Alternative Albums
Backspacer
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Monkeywrench
16
Nickelback Dark Horse Billboard Alternative Albums
Dark Horse
14  Last
Peak
51  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roadrunner
17
Three Days Grace Life Starts Now Billboard Alternative Albums
Life Starts Now
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
18
Wolfmother Cosmic - Egg Billboard Alternative Albums
Cosmic - Egg
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Modular/DGC/Interscope
19
Muse The Resistance Billboard Alternative Albums
The Resistance
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Helium-3
20
The Almost Monster Monster Billboard Alternative Albums
Monster Monster
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Tooth & Nail/Virgin
21
Skillet Awake Billboard Alternative Albums
Awake
16  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Ardent/Fair Trade/Atlantic
22
Soundtrack Twilight Billboard Alternative Albums
Twilight
17  Last
Peak
53  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Summit/Chop Shop/Atlantic
23
Tegan And Sara Sainthood Billboard Alternative Albums
Sainthood
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Vapor/Sire
24
Shinedown The Sound Of Madness Billboard Alternative Albums
The Sound Of Madness
18  Last
Peak
67  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
67
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
25
Kutless 77 Billboard Alternative Albums
77
19  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMI CMG | BEC
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