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
2
LAST WEEK
17
WEEKS ON CHART
Mylo Xyloto
Gains in performance
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2
Soundtrack The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 1 Billboard Alternative Albums
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 1
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Foo Fighters Wasting Light Billboard Alternative Albums
Wasting Light
11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
4
Mumford & Sons Sigh No More Billboard Alternative Albums
Sigh No More
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
92
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
Bon Iver Bon Iver Billboard Alternative Albums
Bon Iver
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
6
The Black Keys El Camino Billboard Alternative Albums
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Gotye Making Mirrors Billboard Alternative Albums
Making Mirrors
6
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Nickelback Here And Now Billboard Alternative Albums
Here And Now
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Lana Del Rey Born To Die Billboard Alternative Albums
Born To Die
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
10
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
13
Korn The Path Of Totality Billboard Alternative Albums
The Path Of Totality
15
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Metallica Beyond Magnetic (EP) Billboard Alternative Albums
Beyond Magnetic (EP)
13
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Dr. Dog Be The Void Billboard Alternative Albums
Be The Void
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Skillet Awake Billboard Alternative Albums
Awake
21
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
121
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
17
Evanescence Evanescence Billboard Alternative Albums
Evanescence
17
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Chevelle Hats Off To The Bull Billboard Alternative Albums
Hats Off To The Bull
19
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
19
AWOLNATION Megalithic Symphony Billboard Alternative Albums
Megalithic Symphony
23
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Tennis Young & Old Billboard Alternative Albums
Young & Old
Gains in performance
21
Red Hot Chili Peppers I'm With You Billboard Alternative Albums
25
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Young The Giant Young The Giant Billboard Alternative Albums
Young The Giant
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LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Band Of Skulls Sweet Sour Billboard Alternative Albums
Sweet Sour
20
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Snow Patrol Fallen Empires Billboard Alternative Albums
Fallen Empires
22
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
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