ALTERNATIVE ALBUMS

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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).

The week of
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
Battle Born
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
Play
1
The Killers Battle Born Billboard Alternative Albums
Battle Born
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
2
Grizzly Bear Shields Billboard Alternative Albums
Gains in performance
3
Ben Folds Five The Sound Of The Life Of The Mind Billboard Alternative Albums
The Sound Of The Life Of The Mind
Gains in performance
4
Band Of Horses Mirage Rock Billboard Alternative Albums
Mirage Rock
Gains in performance
5
The xx Coexist Billboard Alternative Albums
Coexist
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Imagine Dragons Night Visions Billboard Alternative Albums
Night Visions
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
7
The Lumineers The Lumineers Billboard Alternative Albums
The Lumineers
4
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
8
fun. Some Nights Billboard Alternative Albums
Some Nights
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Mumford & Sons Sigh No More Billboard Alternative Albums
Sigh No More
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
123
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
10
Of Monsters And Men My Head Is An Animal Billboard Alternative Albums
My Head Is An Animal
10
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
11
Dinosaur Jr. I Bet On Sky Billboard Alternative Albums
I Bet On Sky
Gains in performance
12
Linkin Park Living Things Billboard Alternative Albums
Living Things
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Go Radio Close The Distance Billboard Alternative Albums
Close The Distance
Gains in performance
14
The Black Keys El Camino Billboard Alternative Albums
14
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
15
David Byrne & St. Vincent Love This Giant Billboard Alternative Albums
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
8
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Title Fight Floral Green Billboard Alternative Albums
Floral Green
Gains in performance
15
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART
19
NEEDTOBREATHE Keep Your Eyes Open EP (Songs From The Reckoning Sessions) Billboard Alternative Albums
Keep Your Eyes Open EP (Songs From The Reckoning Sessions)
Gains in performance
20
Lana Del Rey Born To Die Billboard Alternative Albums
Born To Die
18
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Alabama Shakes Boys & Girls Billboard Alternative Albums
Boys & Girls
22
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART
22
AWOLNATION Megalithic Symphony Billboard Alternative Albums
Megalithic Symphony
24
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Gotye Making Mirrors Billboard Alternative Albums
Making Mirrors
23
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART
17
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
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