ALTERNATIVE ALBUMS

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Sales Data = ALTERNATIVE ALBUMS

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
High Violet
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
Play
2
The Dead Weather Sea Of Cowards Billboard Alternative Albums
Sea Of Cowards
Gains in performance
3
Godsmack The Oracle Billboard Alternative Albums
The Oracle
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Tenth Avenue North The Light Meets The Dark Billboard Alternative Albums
The Light Meets The Dark
Gains in performance
5
Deftones Diamond Eyes Billboard Alternative Albums
Diamond Eyes
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
7
We Are The Fallen Tear The World Down Billboard Alternative Albums
Tear The World Down
Gains in performance
Gains in performance
9
Nickelback Dark Horse Billboard Alternative Albums
Dark Horse
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
78
WEEKS ON CHART
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Skillet Awake Billboard Alternative Albums
Awake
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
MGMT Congratulations Billboard Alternative Albums
Congratulations
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
13
The Hold Steady Heaven Is Whenever Billboard Alternative Albums
Heaven Is Whenever
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Gorillaz Plastic Beach Billboard Alternative Albums
Plastic Beach
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Broken Bells Broken Bells Billboard Alternative Albums
Broken Bells
16
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
16
Broken Social Scene Forgiveness Rock Record Billboard Alternative Albums
Forgiveness Rock Record
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
17
She & Him Volume Two Billboard Alternative Albums
Volume Two
13
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Kings Of Leon Only By The Night Billboard Alternative Albums
Only By The Night
15
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
86
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Mumford & Sons Sigh No More Billboard Alternative Albums
Sigh No More
Gains in performance
20
Paramore Brand New Eyes Billboard Alternative Albums
Brand New Eyes
21
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Muse The Resistance Billboard Alternative Albums
The Resistance
22
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Shinedown The Sound Of Madness Billboard Alternative Albums
The Sound Of Madness
20
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
94
WEEKS ON CHART
23
Breaking Benjamin Dear Agony Billboard Alternative Albums
18
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Owl City Ocean Eyes Billboard Alternative Albums
Ocean Eyes
17
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Phoenix Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix Billboard Alternative Albums
Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
25
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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