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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
15
WEEKS AT NO. 1
21
WEEKS ON CHART
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Imprint/Promotion Label
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

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1
Mumford & Sons Babel Billboard Alternative Albums
Babel
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
2
The Lumineers The Lumineers Billboard Alternative Albums
The Lumineers
Last
Peak
33  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
3
fun. Some Nights Billboard Alternative Albums
Some Nights
Last
Peak
52  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Fueled By Ramen
4
Bullet For My Valentine Temper Temper Billboard Alternative Albums
Temper Temper
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:
RCA
5
The Black Keys El Camino Billboard Alternative Albums
El Camino
Last
Peak
63  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Nonesuch
6
Alabama Shakes Boys & Girls Billboard Alternative Albums
Boys & Girls
10  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ATO
7
Imagine Dragons Night Visions Billboard Alternative Albums
Night Visions
Last
Peak
24  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | KIDinaKORNER/Interscope
8
Mumford & Sons Sigh No More Billboard Alternative Albums
Sigh No More
Last
Peak
144  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
144
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
9
Red Release The Panic Billboard Alternative Albums
Release The Panic
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Essential
10
Florence + The Machine Ceremonials Billboard Alternative Albums
Ceremonials
20  Last
Peak
68  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
68
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
11
Jack White Blunderbuss Billboard Alternative Albums
Blunderbuss
21  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Third Man
12
Muse The 2nd Law Billboard Alternative Albums
The 2nd Law
16  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Helium-3
13
Of Monsters And Men My Head Is An Animal Billboard Alternative Albums
My Head Is An Animal
12  Last
Peak
46  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
14
Tegan And Sara Heartthrob Billboard Alternative Albums
Heartthrob
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Vapor
15
Coheed And Cambria The Afterman: Descension Billboard Alternative Albums
The Afterman: Descension
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hundred Handed | Everything Evil/Ambassador
16
Gotye Making Mirrors Billboard Alternative Albums
Making Mirrors
Last
Peak
42  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Samples 'n' Seconds/Fairfax
17
Foals Holy Fire Billboard Alternative Albums
Holy Fire
Last
17  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Transgressive
18
Lana Del Rey Born To Die Billboard Alternative Albums
Born To Die
19  Last
Peak
54  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Polydor/Interscope
19
Mumford & Sons The Road To Red Rocks: Live Billboard Alternative Albums
The Road To Red Rocks: Live
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
20
Jim James Regions Of Light And Sound Of God Audio Billboard Alternative Albums
Regions Of Light And Sound Of God Audio
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ATO | Remavador
21
Hollywood Undead Notes From The Underground Billboard Alternative Albums
Notes From The Underground
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | A&M/Octone
22
Dropkick Murphys Signed And Sealed In Blood Billboard Alternative Albums
Signed And Sealed In Blood
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Born & Bred
23
alt-J An Awesome Wave Billboard Alternative Albums
An Awesome Wave
23  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Infectious/Canvasback/Atlantic
24
Imagine Dragons The Archive (EP) Billboard Alternative Albums
The Archive (EP)
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | KIDinaKORNER/Interscope
25
Local Natives Hummingbird Billboard Alternative Albums
Hummingbird
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Frenchkiss
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