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
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
Delta Machine
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
Play
2
Imagine Dragons Night Visions Billboard Alternative Albums
Night Visions
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
3
The Strokes Comedown Machine Billboard Alternative Albums
Comedown Machine
Gains in performance
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
5
fun. Some Nights Billboard Alternative Albums
Some Nights
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART
6
The Lumineers The Lumineers Billboard Alternative Albums
The Lumineers
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART
7
David Bowie The Next Day Billboard Alternative Albums
The Next Day
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
8
The Story So Far What You Don't See Billboard Alternative Albums
What You Don't See
Gains in performance
9
Alabama Shakes Boys & Girls Billboard Alternative Albums
Boys & Girls
7
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Mumford & Sons Sigh No More Billboard Alternative Albums
Sigh No More
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
150
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Of Monsters And Men My Head Is An Animal Billboard Alternative Albums
My Head Is An Animal
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART
12
The Black Keys El Camino Billboard Alternative Albums
16
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
69
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
13
Lana Del Rey Born To Die Billboard Alternative Albums
Born To Die
14
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
60
WEEKS ON CHART
14
Muse The 2nd Law Billboard Alternative Albums
The 2nd Law
13
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Wavves Afraid Of Heights Billboard Alternative Albums
Afraid Of Heights
Gains in performance
16
Senses Fail Renacer Billboard Alternative Albums
Gains in performance
17
Red Release The Panic Billboard Alternative Albums
Release The Panic
18
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Soundtrack Sound City -- Real To Reel Billboard Alternative Albums
Sound City -- Real To Reel
10
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
19
The Color Morale Know Hope Billboard Alternative Albums
Gains in performance
20
AWOLNATION Megalithic Symphony Billboard Alternative Albums
Megalithic Symphony
21
LAST WEEK
16
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Soundtrack The Walking Dead: AMC Original Soundtrack - Vol. 1 (EP) Billboard Alternative Albums
The Walking Dead: AMC Original Soundtrack - Vol. 1 (EP)
11
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
22
alt-J An Awesome Wave Billboard Alternative Albums
An Awesome Wave
-
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Phosphorescent Muchacho Billboard Alternative Albums
12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
24
A Rocket To The Moon Wild & Free Billboard Alternative Albums
Gains in performance
17
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
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