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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
Here And Now
Imprint/Promotion Label
AG | Roadrunner
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Nickelback Here And Now Billboard Alternative Albums
Here And Now
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Roadrunner
2
Coldplay Mylo Xyloto Billboard Alternative Albums
Mylo Xyloto
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
3
Soundtrack The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 1 Billboard Alternative Albums
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 1
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Summit/Chop Shop/Atlantic
4
Florence + The Machine Ceremonials Billboard Alternative Albums
Ceremonials
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
5
Foster The People Torches Billboard Alternative Albums
Torches
Last
Peak
27  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | StarTime Int'l
6
She & Him A Very She & Him Christmas Billboard Alternative Albums
A Very She & Him Christmas
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Merge
7
Mumford & Sons Sigh No More Billboard Alternative Albums
Sigh No More
Last
Peak
80  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
80
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
8
Evanescence Evanescence Billboard Alternative Albums
Evanescence
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wind-up
9
Kate Bush 50 Words For Snow Billboard Alternative Albums
50 Words For Snow
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph | Fish People/Noble And Brite/Anti-
10
Various Artists Punk Goes Pop: Volume 4 Billboard Alternative Albums
Punk Goes Pop: Volume 4
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fearless
11
Blink-182 Neighborhoods Billboard Alternative Albums
Neighborhoods
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | DGC/Interscope
12
Disturbed The Lost Children Billboard Alternative Albums
The Lost Children
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
13
OneRepublic Waking Up Billboard Alternative Albums
Waking Up
Last
Peak
43  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Mosley/Interscope
14
Foo Fighters Wasting Light Billboard Alternative Albums
Wasting Light
20  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Roswell
15
Red Hot Chili Peppers I'm With You Billboard Alternative Albums
I'm With You
12  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
16
Switchfoot Vice Verses Billboard Alternative Albums
Vice Verses
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | lowercase people/Atlantic
17
R.E.M. Part Lies Part Heart Part Truth Part Garbage: 1982-2011 Billboard Alternative Albums
Part Lies Part Heart Part Truth Part Garbage: 1982-2011
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
18
3 Doors Down Time Of My Life Billboard Alternative Albums
Time Of My Life
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
19
Sting Best Of 25 Years Billboard Alternative Albums
Best Of 25 Years
Last
18  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Cherrytree/A&M
20
Skillet Awake Billboard Alternative Albums
Awake
24  Last
Peak
111  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
111
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Ardent/Fair Trade/Atlantic
21
Seether Holding Onto Strings Better Left To Fray Billboard Alternative Albums
Holding Onto Strings Better Left To Fray
22  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wind-up
22
AWOLNATION Megalithic Symphony Billboard Alternative Albums
Megalithic Symphony
18  Last
16  Peak
12  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Red Bull
23
M83. Hurry Up, We're Dreaming. Billboard Alternative Albums
Hurry Up, We're Dreaming.
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mute | M83
24
Theory Of A Deadman The Truth Is... Billboard Alternative Albums
The Truth Is...
21  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roadrunner | 604
25
Avenged Sevenfold Nightmare Billboard Alternative Albums
Nightmare
Last
Peak
53  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Hopeless/Sire
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