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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
4
WEEKS AT NO. 1
7
WEEKS ON CHART
The Twilight Saga: New Moon
Imprint/Promotion Label
Summit/Chop Shop/Atlantic | AG

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Soundtrack The Twilight Saga: New Moon Billboard Alternative Albums
The Twilight Saga: New Moon
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Summit/Chop Shop/Atlantic | AG
2
Owl City Ocean Eyes Billboard Alternative Albums
Ocean Eyes
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

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Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
3
Pearl Jam Backspacer Billboard Alternative Albums
Backspacer
17  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Monkeywrench
4
Them Crooked Vultures Them Crooked Vultures Billboard Alternative Albums
Them Crooked Vultures
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
DGC/Interscope | IGA
5
Switchfoot Hello Hurricane Billboard Alternative Albums
Hello Hurricane
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
lowercase people/Atlantic | AG
6
Weezer Raditude Billboard Alternative Albums
Raditude
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
DGC/Interscope | IGA
7
Kings Of Leon Only By The Night Billboard Alternative Albums
Only By The Night
Last
Peak
62  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | RMG
8
Flyleaf Memento Mori Billboard Alternative Albums
Memento Mori
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M/Octone | IGA
9
Foo Fighters Greatest Hits Billboard Alternative Albums
Greatest Hits
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roswell/RCA | Legacy
10
Creed Full Circle Billboard Alternative Albums
Full Circle
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wind-up
11
OneRepublic Waking Up Billboard Alternative Albums
Waking Up
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mosley/Interscope | IGA
12
Soundtrack Twilight Billboard Alternative Albums
Twilight
11  Last
Peak
56  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Summit/Chop Shop/Atlantic | AG
13
Breaking Benjamin Dear Agony Billboard Alternative Albums
Dear Agony
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
14
Nickelback Dark Horse Billboard Alternative Albums
Dark Horse
13  Last
Peak
54  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roadrunner
15
Paramore Brand New Eyes Billboard Alternative Albums
Brand New Eyes
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fueled By Ramen | AG
16
Skillet Awake Billboard Alternative Albums
Awake
21  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ardent/Fair Trade/Atlantic | AG
17
Three Days Grace Life Starts Now Billboard Alternative Albums
Life Starts Now
24  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | RCA
18
Shinedown The Sound Of Madness Billboard Alternative Albums
The Sound Of Madness
25  Last
Peak
70  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
70
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | AG
19
Alice In Chains Black Gives Way To Blue Billboard Alternative Albums
Black Gives Way To Blue
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Virgin | Capitol
20
Muse The Resistance Billboard Alternative Albums
The Resistance
18  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Helium-3 | Warner Bros.
21
Jack Johnson En Concert Billboard Alternative Albums
En Concert
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Brushfire | UMRG
22
Kutless 77 Billboard Alternative Albums
77
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BEC | EMI CMG
23
Dashboard Confessional Alter The Ending Billboard Alternative Albums
Alter The Ending
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Vagrant/DGC/Interscope | IGA
24
Coldplay Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends Billboard Alternative Albums
Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends
Last
Peak
62  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
25
Hollywood Undead Desperate Measures Billboard Alternative Albums
Desperate Measures
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M/Octone | IGA
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