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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
33
WEEKS ON CHART
Sigh No More
Imprint/Promotion Label
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
Gains in performance

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1
Mumford & Sons Sigh No More Billboard Alternative Albums
Sigh No More
Last
Peak
33  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
2
The Black Keys Brothers Billboard Alternative Albums
Brothers
Last
Peak
33  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Nonesuch
3
Florence + The Machine Lungs Billboard Alternative Albums
Lungs
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
4
Kings Of Leon Come Around Sundown Billboard Alternative Albums
Come Around Sundown
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
5
Linkin Park A Thousand Suns Billboard Alternative Albums
A Thousand Suns
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Machine Shop
6
My Chemical Romance Danger Days: The True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys Billboard Alternative Albums
Danger Days: The True Lives Of The Fabulous Killjoys
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
7
Arcade Fire The Suburbs Billboard Alternative Albums
The Suburbs
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Merge
8
A Day To Remember What Separates Me From You Billboard Alternative Albums
What Separates Me From You
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Victory
9
Hinder All American Nightmare Billboard Alternative Albums
All American Nightmare
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
10
Avenged Sevenfold Nightmare Billboard Alternative Albums
Nightmare
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Hopeless/Sire
11
Disturbed Asylum Billboard Alternative Albums
Asylum
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
12
Skillet Awake Billboard Alternative Albums
Awake
13  Last
Peak
70  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
70
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Ardent/Fair Trade/Atlantic
13
Vampire Weekend Contra Billboard Alternative Albums
Contra
18  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XL
14
The Maine In Darkness & In Light (Soundtrack) Billboard Alternative Albums
In Darkness & In Light (Soundtrack)
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Action Theory/Fearless/Sire
15
Soundtrack The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Billboard Alternative Albums
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
14  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Summit/Chop Shop/Atlantic
16
Broken Bells Broken Bells Billboard Alternative Albums
Broken Bells
23  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
17
My Darkest Days My Darkest Days Billboard Alternative Albums
My Darkest Days
21  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | MVR/604/Mercury
18
Phoenix Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix Billboard Alternative Albums
Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
Last
Peak
64  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
64
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Loyaute
19
Shinedown The Sound Of Madness Billboard Alternative Albums
The Sound Of Madness
16  Last
Peak
117  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
117
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
20
Paramore Brand New Eyes Billboard Alternative Albums
Brand New Eyes
17  Last
Peak
54  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Fueled By Ramen
21
OneRepublic Waking Up Billboard Alternative Albums
Waking Up
19  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Mosley/Interscope
22
Thirty Seconds To Mars This Is War Billboard Alternative Albums
This Is War
25  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Immortal/Virgin
23
Sick Puppies Tri-Polar Billboard Alternative Albums
Tri-Polar
24  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | RMR/Virgin
24
Neon Trees Habits Billboard Alternative Albums
Habits
22  Last
15  Peak
10  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Mercury
25
Beach House Teen Dream Billboard Alternative Albums
Teen Dream
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sub Pop
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