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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
LAST WEEK
15
WEEKS ON CHART
Making Mirrors
Imprint/Promotion Label
Republic | Samples 'n' Seconds/Fairfax
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

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1
Gotye Making Mirrors Billboard Alternative Albums
Making Mirrors
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
4
PREVIOUS WEEK
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Samples 'n' Seconds/Fairfax
2
Alabama Shakes Boys & Girls Billboard Alternative Albums
Boys & Girls
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ATO
3
Counting Crows Underwater Sunshine (Or What We Did On Our Summer Vacation) Billboard Alternative Albums
Underwater Sunshine (Or What We Did On Our Summer Vacation)
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Collective Sounds | Tyrannosaurus
4
Of Monsters And Men My Head Is An Animal Billboard Alternative Albums
My Head Is An Animal
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
5
Soundtrack The Hunger Games: Songs From District 12 And Beyond Billboard Alternative Albums
The Hunger Games: Songs From District 12 And Beyond
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
PREVIOUS WEEK
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Lions Gate
6
Halestorm The Strange Case Of... Billboard Alternative Albums
The Strange Case Of...
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
7
Shinedown Amaryllis Billboard Alternative Albums
Amaryllis
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
PREVIOUS WEEK
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
8
fun. Some Nights Billboard Alternative Albums
Some Nights
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
PREVIOUS WEEK
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Fueled By Ramen
9
M. Ward A Wasteland Companion Billboard Alternative Albums
A Wasteland Companion
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Merge
10
The Shins Port Of Morrow Billboard Alternative Albums
Port Of Morrow
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
PREVIOUS WEEK
8
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Aural Apothecary
11
Trampled By Turtles Stars And Satellites Billboard Alternative Albums
Stars And Satellites
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Thirty Tigers | Banjodad
12
The Black Keys El Camino Billboard Alternative Albums
El Camino
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
10
PREVIOUS WEEK
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Nonesuch
13
Nickelback Here And Now Billboard Alternative Albums
Here And Now
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
13
PREVIOUS WEEK
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Roadrunner
14
Lana Del Rey Born To Die Billboard Alternative Albums
Born To Die
11  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
12
PREVIOUS WEEK
11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Polydor/Interscope
15
Florence + The Machine MTV Unplugged Billboard Alternative Albums
MTV Unplugged
Last
15  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
16
Mumford & Sons Sigh No More Billboard Alternative Albums
Sigh No More
12  Last
Peak
100  Weeks
11
PREVIOUS WEEK
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
100
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
17
Florence + The Machine Ceremonials Billboard Alternative Albums
Ceremonials
15  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
15
PREVIOUS WEEK
15
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
18
Foster The People Torches Billboard Alternative Albums
Torches
13  Last
Peak
47  Weeks
16
PREVIOUS WEEK
13
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | StarTime Int'l
19
Coldplay Mylo Xyloto Billboard Alternative Albums
Mylo Xyloto
10  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
14
PREVIOUS WEEK
10
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
20
The All-American Rejects Kids In The Street Billboard Alternative Albums
Kids In The Street
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
8
PREVIOUS WEEK
17
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | DGC/Interscope
21
Cavo Thick As Thieves Billboard Alternative Albums
Thick As Thieves
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
E7LG | Eleven Seven
22
Soundtrack The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 1 Billboard Alternative Albums
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 1
19  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
18
PREVIOUS WEEK
19
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Summit/Chop Shop/Atlantic
23
The Used Vulnerable Billboard Alternative Albums
Vulnerable
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
3
PREVIOUS WEEK
14
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hopeless | Anger
24
AWOLNATION Megalithic Symphony Billboard Alternative Albums
Megalithic Symphony
22  Last
16  Peak
32  Weeks
21
PREVIOUS WEEK
22
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Red Bull
25
Foo Fighters Wasting Light Billboard Alternative Albums
Wasting Light
23  Last
Peak
53  Weeks
23
PREVIOUS WEEK
23
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Roswell
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