ALTERNATIVE ALBUMS

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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).

The week of
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
Contra
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
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Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
2
Owl City Ocean Eyes Billboard Alternative Albums
Ocean Eyes
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Kings Of Leon Only By The Night Billboard Alternative Albums
Only By The Night
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
69
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Nickelback Dark Horse Billboard Alternative Albums
Dark Horse
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART
5
OK Go Of The Blue Colour Of The Sky Billboard Alternative Albums
Of The Blue Colour Of The Sky
Gains in performance
6
Phoenix Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix Billboard Alternative Albums
Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
5
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
7
O.A.R. Rain Or Shine Billboard Alternative Albums
Rain Or Shine
Gains in performance
8
Soundtrack The Twilight Saga: New Moon Billboard Alternative Albums
The Twilight Saga: New Moon
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Breaking Benjamin Dear Agony Billboard Alternative Albums
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Muse The Resistance Billboard Alternative Albums
The Resistance
10
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Shinedown The Sound Of Madness Billboard Alternative Albums
The Sound Of Madness
15
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
77
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
Soundtrack Twilight Billboard Alternative Albums
Twilight
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Them Crooked Vultures Them Crooked Vultures Billboard Alternative Albums
Them Crooked Vultures
11
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Flyleaf Memento Mori Billboard Alternative Albums
Memento Mori
18
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
Foo Fighters Greatest Hits Billboard Alternative Albums
Greatest Hits
14
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Skillet Awake Billboard Alternative Albums
Awake
20
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
9
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Soundtrack (500) Days Of Summer Billboard Alternative Albums
(500) Days Of Summer
7
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Pearl Jam Backspacer Billboard Alternative Albums
Backspacer
16
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Paramore Brand New Eyes Billboard Alternative Albums
Brand New Eyes
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Mudvayne Mudvayne Billboard Alternative Albums
Mudvayne
13
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Three Days Grace Life Starts Now Billboard Alternative Albums
Life Starts Now
19
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Alice In Chains Black Gives Way To Blue Billboard Alternative Albums
Black Gives Way To Blue
22
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
24
All Time Low MTV Unplugged Billboard Alternative Albums
MTV Unplugged
Gains in performance
25
Cage The Elephant Cage The Elephant Billboard Alternative Albums
Cage The Elephant
21
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
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