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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
Amok
Imprint/Promotion Label
XL
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Atoms For Peace Amok Billboard Alternative Albums
Amok
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:
XL
2
Mumford & Sons Babel Billboard Alternative Albums
Babel
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
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
35  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
4
Muse The 2nd Law Billboard Alternative Albums
The 2nd Law
14  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Helium-3
5
fun. Some Nights Billboard Alternative Albums
Some Nights
Last
Peak
54  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Fueled By Ramen
6
Imagine Dragons Night Visions Billboard Alternative Albums
Night Visions
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | KIDinaKORNER/Interscope
7
Tegan And Sara Heartthrob Billboard Alternative Albums
Heartthrob
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Vapor
8
Alabama Shakes Boys & Girls Billboard Alternative Albums
Boys & Girls
Last
Peak
42  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ATO
9
The Black Keys El Camino Billboard Alternative Albums
El Camino
Last
Peak
65  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Nonesuch
10
Passion Pit Gossamer Billboard Alternative Albums
Gossamer
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Frenchkiss
11
Mumford & Sons Sigh No More Billboard Alternative Albums
Sigh No More
Last
Peak
146  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
146
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
12
Of Monsters And Men My Head Is An Animal Billboard Alternative Albums
My Head Is An Animal
12  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
13
Steven Wilson The Raven That Refused To Sing And Other Stories Billboard Alternative Albums
The Raven That Refused To Sing And Other Stories
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
kscope
14
The Lone Bellow The Lone Bellow Billboard Alternative Albums
The Lone Bellow
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Descendant
15
Bullet For My Valentine Temper Temper Billboard Alternative Albums
Temper Temper
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
16
Soundtrack The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 2 Billboard Alternative Albums
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 2
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Summit/Chop Shop/Atlantic
17
Red Release The Panic Billboard Alternative Albums
Release The Panic
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Essential
18
Fiona Apple The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than... Billboard Alternative Albums
The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than...
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Clean Slate
19
Buckcherry Confessions Billboard Alternative Albums
Confessions
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Century Media | Eleven Seven
20
Johnny Marr The Messenger Billboard Alternative Albums
The Messenger
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sire | New Voodoo
21
Lana Del Rey Born To Die Billboard Alternative Albums
Born To Die
17  Last
Peak
56  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Polydor/Interscope
22
Band Of Horses Mirage Rock Billboard Alternative Albums
Mirage Rock
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Brown
23
AWOLNATION Megalithic Symphony Billboard Alternative Albums
Megalithic Symphony
20  Last
16  Peak
51  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Red Bull
24
Atlas Genius When It Was Now Billboard Alternative Albums
When It Was Now
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
25
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Push The Sky Away Billboard Alternative Albums
Push The Sky Away
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bad Seed
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