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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
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
Heartthrob
Imprint/Promotion Label
Warner Bros. | Vapor
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Tegan And Sara Heartthrob Billboard Alternative Albums
Heartthrob
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Vapor
2
Mumford & Sons Babel Billboard Alternative Albums
Babel
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
3
The Lumineers The Lumineers Billboard Alternative Albums
The Lumineers
Last
Peak
31  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
4
Local Natives Hummingbird Billboard Alternative Albums
Hummingbird
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Frenchkiss
5
Imagine Dragons Night Visions Billboard Alternative Albums
Night Visions
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | KIDinaKORNER/Interscope
6
fun. Some Nights Billboard Alternative Albums
Some Nights
Last
Peak
50  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Fueled By Ramen
7
The Black Keys El Camino Billboard Alternative Albums
El Camino
Last
Peak
61  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Nonesuch
8
Mumford & Sons Sigh No More Billboard Alternative Albums
Sigh No More
Last
Peak
142  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
142
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
9
Of Monsters And Men My Head Is An Animal Billboard Alternative Albums
My Head Is An Animal
Last
Peak
44  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
10
Muse The 2nd Law Billboard Alternative Albums
The 2nd Law
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Helium-3
11
Lana Del Rey Born To Die Billboard Alternative Albums
Born To Die
10  Last
Peak
52  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Polydor/Interscope
12
Tomahawk Oddfellows Billboard Alternative Albums
Oddfellows
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ipecac
13
Alabama Shakes Boys & Girls Billboard Alternative Albums
Boys & Girls
15  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ATO
14
Hollywood Undead Notes From The Underground Billboard Alternative Albums
Notes From The Underground
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | A&M/Octone
15
Bad Religion True North Billboard Alternative Albums
True North
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph
16
Dropkick Murphys Signed And Sealed In Blood Billboard Alternative Albums
Signed And Sealed In Blood
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Born & Bred
17
Deftones Koi No Yokan Billboard Alternative Albums
Koi No Yokan
25  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
18
alt-J An Awesome Wave Billboard Alternative Albums
An Awesome Wave
24  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Infectious/Canvasback/Atlantic
19
Lana Del Rey Paradise (EP) Billboard Alternative Albums
Paradise (EP)
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Polydor/Interscope
20
3 Doors Down The Greatest Hits Billboard Alternative Albums
The Greatest Hits
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
21
AWOLNATION Megalithic Symphony Billboard Alternative Albums
Megalithic Symphony
23  Last
16  Peak
49  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Red Bull
22
Soundgarden King Animal Billboard Alternative Albums
King Animal
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Seven Four/Loma Vista
23
Florence + The Machine Ceremonials Billboard Alternative Albums
Ceremonials
20  Last
Peak
66  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
66
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
24
Linkin Park Living Things Billboard Alternative Albums
Living Things
Last
Peak
29  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Machine Shop
25
Halestorm The Strange Case Of... Billboard Alternative Albums
The Strange Case Of...
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
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