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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
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
Bon Iver
Imprint/Promotion Label
Jagjaguwar
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Bon Iver Bon Iver Billboard Alternative Albums
Bon Iver
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jagjaguwar
2
Mumford & Sons Sigh No More Billboard Alternative Albums
Sigh No More
Last
Peak
58  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
3
Florence + The Machine Lungs Billboard Alternative Albums
Lungs
Last
Peak
49  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
4
Eddie Vedder Ukulele Songs Billboard Alternative Albums
Ukulele Songs
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Monkeywrench
5
Death Cab For Cutie Codes And Keys Billboard Alternative Albums
Codes And Keys
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Barsuk/Atlantic
6
Foo Fighters Wasting Light Billboard Alternative Albums
Wasting Light
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Roswell
7
Beastie Boys Hot Sauce Committee Part Two Billboard Alternative Albums
Hot Sauce Committee Part Two
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Brooklyn Dust
8
Foster The People Torches Billboard Alternative Albums
Torches
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | StarTime Int'l
9
My Morning Jacket Circuital Billboard Alternative Albums
Circuital
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ATO
10
Simple Plan Get Your Heart On! Billboard Alternative Albums
Get Your Heart On!
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
11
Seether Holding Onto Strings Better Left To Fray Billboard Alternative Albums
Holding Onto Strings Better Left To Fray
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wind-up
12
Fleet Foxes Helplessness Blues Billboard Alternative Albums
Helplessness Blues
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sub Pop
13
The Black Keys Brothers Billboard Alternative Albums
Brothers
11  Last
Peak
58  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Nonesuch
14
Crossfade We All Bleed Billboard Alternative Albums
We All Bleed
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
E7LG | Eleven Seven
15
Soundtrack Transformers: Dark Of The Moon: The Album Billboard Alternative Albums
Transformers: Dark Of The Moon: The Album
14  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
16
Hollywood Undead American Tragedy Billboard Alternative Albums
American Tragedy
19  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | A&M/Octone
17
All Time Low Dirty Work Billboard Alternative Albums
Dirty Work
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Hopeless/DGC
18
Rise Against Endgame Billboard Alternative Albums
Endgame
24  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | DGC/Interscope
19
Skillet Awake Billboard Alternative Albums
Awake
20  Last
Peak
95  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
95
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Ardent/Fair Trade/Atlantic
20
Various Artists Vans Warped Tour '11: 2011 Tour Compilation Billboard Alternative Albums
Vans Warped Tour '11: 2011 Tour Compilation
17  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SideOneDummy
21
OneRepublic Waking Up Billboard Alternative Albums
Waking Up
25  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Mosley/Interscope
22
Avenged Sevenfold Nightmare Billboard Alternative Albums
Nightmare
23  Last
Peak
46  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Hopeless/Sire
23
Various Artists Another Hopeless Summer 2011 Billboard Alternative Albums
Another Hopeless Summer 2011
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hopeless
24
Arctic Monkeys Suck It And See Billboard Alternative Albums
Suck It And See
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Domino
25
Cults Cults Billboard Alternative Albums
Cults
21  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | ITNO/Columbia
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