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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
5
WEEKS AT NO. 1
8
WEEKS ON CHART
The Twilight Saga: New Moon
Imprint/Promotion Label
AG | Summit/Chop Shop/Atlantic

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1
Soundtrack The Twilight Saga: New Moon Billboard Alternative Albums
The Twilight Saga: New Moon
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Summit/Chop Shop/Atlantic
2
Owl City Ocean Eyes Billboard Alternative Albums
Ocean Eyes
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
3
Kings Of Leon Only By The Night Billboard Alternative Albums
Only By The Night
Last
Peak
63  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | RCA
4
Foo Fighters Greatest Hits Billboard Alternative Albums
Greatest Hits
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Roswell/RCA
5
Them Crooked Vultures Them Crooked Vultures Billboard Alternative Albums
Them Crooked Vultures
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | DGC/Interscope
6
Creed Full Circle Billboard Alternative Albums
Full Circle
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wind-up
7
Nickelback Dark Horse Billboard Alternative Albums
Dark Horse
14  Last
Peak
55  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roadrunner
8
Alice In Chains Black Gives Way To Blue Billboard Alternative Albums
Black Gives Way To Blue
19  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
9
Soundtrack Twilight Billboard Alternative Albums
Twilight
12  Last
Peak
57  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
57
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

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

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
11
Flyleaf Memento Mori Billboard Alternative Albums
Memento Mori
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | A&M/Octone
12
Weezer Raditude Billboard Alternative Albums
Raditude
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | DGC/Interscope
13
Paramore Brand New Eyes Billboard Alternative Albums
Brand New Eyes
15  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Fueled By Ramen
14
Switchfoot Hello Hurricane Billboard Alternative Albums
Hello Hurricane
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | lowercase people/Atlantic
15
Dave Matthews Band Big Whiskey And The GrooGrux King Billboard Alternative Albums
Big Whiskey And The GrooGrux King
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | Bama Rags/RCA
16
Skillet Awake Billboard Alternative Albums
Awake
16  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Ardent/Fair Trade/Atlantic
17
Shinedown The Sound Of Madness Billboard Alternative Albums
The Sound Of Madness
18  Last
Peak
71  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
71
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
18
Pearl Jam Backspacer Billboard Alternative Albums
Backspacer
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Monkeywrench
19
The Bravery Stir The Blood Billboard Alternative Albums
Stir The Blood
Last
19  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
20
Muse The Resistance Billboard Alternative Albums
The Resistance
20  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Helium-3
21
Three Days Grace Life Starts Now Billboard Alternative Albums
Life Starts Now
17  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Jive
22
OneRepublic Waking Up Billboard Alternative Albums
Waking Up
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Mosley/Interscope
23
Jack Johnson En Concert Billboard Alternative Albums
En Concert
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Brushfire
24
Phoenix Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix Billboard Alternative Albums
Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Loyaute
25
The Fray The Fray Billboard Alternative Albums
The Fray
Last
Peak
35  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Epic
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