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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
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
30
WEEKS ON CHART
The Lumineers
Imprint/Promotion Label
Dualtone
Gains in performance

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1
The Lumineers The Lumineers Billboard Alternative Albums
The Lumineers
Last
Peak
30  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
2
Mumford & Sons Babel Billboard Alternative Albums
Babel
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
3
Imagine Dragons Night Visions Billboard Alternative Albums
Night Visions
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | KIDinaKORNER/Interscope
4
Bad Religion True North Billboard Alternative Albums
True North
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph
5
fun. Some Nights Billboard Alternative Albums
Some Nights
Last
Peak
49  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Fueled By Ramen
6
Of Monsters And Men My Head Is An Animal Billboard Alternative Albums
My Head Is An Animal
Last
Peak
43  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
7
Mumford & Sons Sigh No More Billboard Alternative Albums
Sigh No More
Last
Peak
141  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
141
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
8
The Black Keys El Camino Billboard Alternative Albums
El Camino
11  Last
Peak
60  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
60
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Nonesuch
9
Muse The 2nd Law Billboard Alternative Albums
The 2nd Law
10  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Helium-3
10
Lana Del Rey Born To Die Billboard Alternative Albums
Born To Die
12  Last
Peak
51  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Polydor/Interscope
11
The Joy Formidable Wolf's Law Billboard Alternative Albums
Wolf's Law
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Canvasback/Atlantic
12
WALK THE MOON Tightrope (EP) Billboard Alternative Albums
Tightrope (EP)
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
13
Hollywood Undead Notes From The Underground Billboard Alternative Albums
Notes From The Underground
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | A&M/Octone
14
Toro y Moi Anything In Return Billboard Alternative Albums
Anything In Return
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Carpark
15
Alabama Shakes Boys & Girls Billboard Alternative Albums
Boys & Girls
14  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ATO
16
Ra Ra Riot Beta Love Billboard Alternative Albums
Beta Love
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Barsuk
17
Yo La Tengo Fade Billboard Alternative Albums
Fade
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Matador
18
Dropkick Murphys Signed And Sealed In Blood Billboard Alternative Albums
Signed And Sealed In Blood
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Born & Bred
19
Foxygen We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors Of Peace & Magic Billboard Alternative Albums
We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors Of Peace & Magic
Last
19  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jagjaguwar
20
Florence + The Machine Ceremonials Billboard Alternative Albums
Ceremonials
16  Last
Peak
65  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
21
The Lone Bellow The Lone Bellow Billboard Alternative Albums
The Lone Bellow
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Descendant
22
The Used Vulnerable Billboard Alternative Albums
Vulnerable
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hopeless | Anger
23
AWOLNATION Megalithic Symphony Billboard Alternative Albums
Megalithic Symphony
18  Last
16  Peak
48  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Red Bull
24
alt-J An Awesome Wave Billboard Alternative Albums
An Awesome Wave
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Infectious/Canvasback/Atlantic
25
Deftones Koi No Yokan Billboard Alternative Albums
Koi No Yokan
20  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
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