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The week of
6
WEEKS AT NO. 1
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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
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Summit/Chop Shop/Atlantic | AG
2
Thirty Seconds To Mars This Is War Billboard Alternative Albums
This Is War
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Immortal/Virgin | Capitol
3
Owl City Ocean Eyes Billboard Alternative Albums
Ocean Eyes
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
4
Kings Of Leon Only By The Night Billboard Alternative Albums
Only By The Night
Last
Peak
64  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
64
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | RMG
5
Nickelback Dark Horse Billboard Alternative Albums
Dark Horse
Last
Peak
56  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roadrunner
6
Foo Fighters Greatest Hits Billboard Alternative Albums
Greatest Hits
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roswell/RCA | Legacy
7
Creed Full Circle Billboard Alternative Albums
Full Circle
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wind-up
8
Soundtrack Twilight Billboard Alternative Albums
Twilight
Last
Peak
58  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Summit/Chop Shop/Atlantic | AG
9
Them Crooked Vultures Them Crooked Vultures Billboard Alternative Albums
Them Crooked Vultures
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
DGC/Interscope | IGA
10
Breaking Benjamin Dear Agony Billboard Alternative Albums
Dear Agony
10  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
11
Paramore Brand New Eyes Billboard Alternative Albums
Brand New Eyes
13  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fueled By Ramen | AG
12
Puddle Of Mudd Volume 4: Songs In The Key Of Love & Hate Billboard Alternative Albums
Volume 4: Songs In The Key Of Love & Hate
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Flawless/Geffen | IGA
13
Skillet Awake Billboard Alternative Albums
Awake
16  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ardent/Fair Trade/Atlantic | AG
14
Flyleaf Memento Mori Billboard Alternative Albums
Memento Mori
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M/Octone | IGA
15
WE the Kings Smile Kid Billboard Alternative Albums
Smile Kid
Last
15  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
S-Curve
16
Shinedown The Sound Of Madness Billboard Alternative Albums
The Sound Of Madness
17  Last
Peak
72  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
72
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | AG
17
Alice In Chains Black Gives Way To Blue Billboard Alternative Albums
Black Gives Way To Blue
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Virgin | Capitol
18
Switchfoot Hello Hurricane Billboard Alternative Albums
Hello Hurricane
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
lowercase people/Atlantic | AG
19
Muse The Resistance Billboard Alternative Albums
The Resistance
20  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Helium-3 | Warner Bros.
20
Pearl Jam Backspacer Billboard Alternative Albums
Backspacer
18  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Monkeywrench
21
Weezer Raditude Billboard Alternative Albums
Raditude
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
DGC/Interscope | IGA
22
Three Days Grace Life Starts Now Billboard Alternative Albums
Life Starts Now
21  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | RCA
23
Jack Johnson En Concert Billboard Alternative Albums
En Concert
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Brushfire | UMRG
24
Phoenix Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix Billboard Alternative Albums
Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
24  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Loyaute | Glassnote
25
Dave Matthews Band Big Whiskey And The GrooGrux King Billboard Alternative Albums
Big Whiskey And The GrooGrux King
15  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bama Rags/RCA | RMG
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