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
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
3
WEEKS ON CHART
Living Things
Play
2
P.O.D. Murdered Love Billboard Alternative Albums
Murdered Love
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
3
fun. Some Nights Billboard Alternative Albums
Some Nights
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Dirty Projectors Swing Lo Magellan Billboard Alternative Albums
Swing Lo Magellan
Gains in performance
5
Fiona Apple The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than... Billboard Alternative Albums
The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than...
10
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
6
The Lumineers The Lumineers Billboard Alternative Albums
The Lumineers
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Serj Tankian Harakiri Billboard Alternative Albums
Gains in performance
8
Of Monsters And Men My Head Is An Animal Billboard Alternative Albums
My Head Is An Animal
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Gotye Making Mirrors Billboard Alternative Albums
Making Mirrors
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
10
The Early November In Currents Billboard Alternative Albums
Gains in performance
11
Metric Synthetica Billboard Alternative Albums
Synthetica
23
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
[1] Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
12
Mumford & Sons Sigh No More Billboard Alternative Albums
Sigh No More
14
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
113
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Twin Shadow Confess Billboard Alternative Albums
Gains in performance
14
Various Artists Vans Warped Tour '12: 2012 Tour Compilation Billboard Alternative Albums
Vans Warped Tour '12: 2012 Tour Compilation
19
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
The Black Keys El Camino Billboard Alternative Albums
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART
16
Alabama Shakes Boys & Girls Billboard Alternative Albums
Boys & Girls
12
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Grouplove Never Trust A Happy Song Billboard Alternative Albums
Never Trust A Happy Song
Gains in performance
18
Lana Del Rey Born To Die Billboard Alternative Albums
Born To Die
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Jack White Blunderbuss Billboard Alternative Albums
Blunderbuss
18
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
15
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Coldplay Mylo Xyloto Billboard Alternative Albums
Mylo Xyloto
17
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART
23
The Offspring Days Go By Billboard Alternative Albums
Days Go By
16
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Shinedown Amaryllis Billboard Alternative Albums
Amaryllis
22
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Imagine Dragons Continued Silence (EP) Billboard Alternative Albums
Continued Silence (EP)
24
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
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