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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
6
WEEKS AT NO. 1
6
WEEKS ON CHART
Babel
Imprint/Promotion Label
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road

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1
Mumford & Sons Babel Billboard Alternative Albums
Babel
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
2
Flyleaf New Horizons Billboard Alternative Albums
New Horizons
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | A&M/Octone
3
fun. Some Nights Billboard Alternative Albums
Some Nights
Last
Peak
37  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Fueled By Ramen
4
The Lumineers The Lumineers Billboard Alternative Albums
The Lumineers
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
5
Mumford & Sons Sigh No More Billboard Alternative Albums
Sigh No More
Last
Peak
129  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
129
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
6
Stone Sour House Of Gold & Bones: Part 1 Billboard Alternative Albums
House Of Gold & Bones: Part 1
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roadrunner
7
Imagine Dragons Night Visions Billboard Alternative Albums
Night Visions
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | KIDinaKORNER/Interscope
8
Muse The 2nd Law Billboard Alternative Albums
The 2nd Law
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Helium-3
9
Of Monsters And Men My Head Is An Animal Billboard Alternative Albums
My Head Is An Animal
10  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
10
Green Day Uno! Billboard Alternative Albums
Uno!
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
11
The Killers Battle Born Billboard Alternative Albums
Battle Born
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Island
12
Three Days Grace Transit Of Venus Billboard Alternative Albums
Transit Of Venus
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
13
No Doubt Push And Shove Billboard Alternative Albums
Push And Shove
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Interscope
14
Lana Del Rey Born To Die Billboard Alternative Albums
Born To Die
16  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Polydor/Interscope
15
The Black Keys El Camino Billboard Alternative Albums
El Camino
17  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Nonesuch
16
Linkin Park Living Things Billboard Alternative Albums
Living Things
18  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Machine Shop
17
The xx Coexist Billboard Alternative Albums
Coexist
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Young Turks
18
Thrice Anthology Billboard Alternative Albums
Anthology
Last
18  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Workhorse | Staple
19
In This Moment Blood Billboard Alternative Albums
Blood
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Century Media
20
Florence + The Machine Ceremonials Billboard Alternative Albums
Ceremonials
22  Last
Peak
53  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
21
Blood On The Dance Floor The Anthem Of The Outcast (EP) Billboard Alternative Albums
The Anthem Of The Outcast (EP)
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
The Collective | Dark Fantasy
22
AWOLNATION Megalithic Symphony Billboard Alternative Albums
Megalithic Symphony
Last
16  Peak
43  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Red Bull
23
David Byrne & St. Vincent Love This Giant Billboard Alternative Albums
Love This Giant
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
4AD | Todomundo!
24
All Time Low Don't Panic Billboard Alternative Albums
Don't Panic
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hopeless
25
Coheed And Cambria The Afterman: Ascension Billboard Alternative Albums
The Afterman: Ascension
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hundred Handed | Everything Evil/Ambassador
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