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
2
LAST WEEK
15
WEEKS ON CHART
Babel
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
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2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
2
The Lumineers The Lumineers Billboard Alternative Albums
The Lumineers
3
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
3
Imagine Dragons Night Visions Billboard Alternative Albums
Night Visions
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Of Monsters And Men My Head Is An Animal Billboard Alternative Albums
My Head Is An Animal
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
fun. Some Nights Billboard Alternative Albums
Some Nights
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Mumford & Sons Sigh No More Billboard Alternative Albums
Sigh No More
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
138
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Lana Del Rey Born To Die Billboard Alternative Albums
Born To Die
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Blink-182 Dogs Eating Dogs (EP) Billboard Alternative Albums
Dogs Eating Dogs (EP)
6
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
9
The Black Keys El Camino Billboard Alternative Albums
10
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
57
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
10
Lana Del Rey Paradise (EP) Billboard Alternative Albums
Paradise (EP)
8
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Muse The 2nd Law Billboard Alternative Albums
The 2nd Law
14
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Green Day Tre! Billboard Alternative Albums
12
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Alabama Shakes Boys & Girls Billboard Alternative Albums
Boys & Girls
18
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
14
Linkin Park Living Things Billboard Alternative Albums
Living Things
16
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Jack White Blunderbuss Billboard Alternative Albums
Blunderbuss
22
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
The Killers Battle Born Billboard Alternative Albums
Battle Born
15
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
17
Soundtrack The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 2 Billboard Alternative Albums
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 2
13
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
18
alt-J An Awesome Wave Billboard Alternative Albums
An Awesome Wave
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
21
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Three Days Grace Transit Of Venus Billboard Alternative Albums
Transit Of Venus
19
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Coldplay Mylo Xyloto Billboard Alternative Albums
Mylo Xyloto
-
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
22
Deftones Koi No Yokan Billboard Alternative Albums
Koi No Yokan
23
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
23
The xx Coexist Billboard Alternative Albums
Coexist
25
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Tame Impala Lonerism Billboard Alternative Albums
Lonerism
-
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
25
Soundgarden King Animal Billboard Alternative Albums
King Animal
17
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
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