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ALTERNATIVE ALBUMS

The week of
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Hail To The King
Imprint/Promotion Label
Warner Bros.
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Avenged Sevenfold Hail To The King Billboard Alternative Albums
Hail To The King
Last
Peak
Weeks
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LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
2
Imagine Dragons Night Visions Billboard Alternative Albums
Night Visions
Last
Peak
52  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
KIDinaKORNER/Interscope | IGA
3
Soundtrack The Great Gatsby: Music From Baz Luhrmann's Film Billboard Alternative Albums
The Great Gatsby: Music From Baz Luhrmann's Film
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
WaterTower/Interscope | IGA
4
Franz Ferdinand Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action Billboard Alternative Albums
Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
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TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Domino
5
Lana Del Rey Born To Die Billboard Alternative Albums
Born To Die
Last
Peak
82  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
82
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Polydor/Interscope | IGA
6
Lorde The Love Club EP Billboard Alternative Albums
The Love Club EP
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lava | Republic
7
Mumford & Sons Babel Billboard Alternative Albums
Babel
Last
Peak
49  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Gentlemen Of The Road | Glassnote
8
The Lumineers The Lumineers Billboard Alternative Albums
The Lumineers
Last
Peak
61  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
9
Fall Out Boy Save Rock And Roll Billboard Alternative Albums
Save Rock And Roll
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Decaydance | Island
10
Blue October Sway Billboard Alternative Albums
Sway
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Up Down | Brando
11
Jars Of Clay Inland Billboard Alternative Albums
Inland
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Gray Matters
12
Skillet Rise Billboard Alternative Albums
Rise
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | AG
13
fun. Some Nights Billboard Alternative Albums
Some Nights
11  Last
Peak
80  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
80
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fueled By Ramen | AG
14
Vampire Weekend Modern Vampires Of The City Billboard Alternative Albums
Modern Vampires Of The City
10  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XL
15
Mumford & Sons Sigh No More Billboard Alternative Albums
Sigh No More
15  Last
Peak
172  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
172
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Gentlemen Of The Road | Glassnote
16
Of Monsters And Men My Head Is An Animal Billboard Alternative Albums
My Head Is An Animal
14  Last
Peak
74  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
74
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
17
The Neighbourhood I Love You. Billboard Alternative Albums
I Love You.
16  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
[r]evolve | Columbia
18
Paramore Paramore Billboard Alternative Albums
Paramore
17  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fueled By Ramen | AG
19
Lana Del Rey Paradise (EP) Billboard Alternative Albums
Paradise (EP)
18  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Polydor/Interscope | IGA
20
Queens Of The Stone Age ...Like Clockwork Billboard Alternative Albums
...Like Clockwork
22  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Matador
21
Capital Cities In A Tidal Wave Of Mystery Billboard Alternative Albums
In A Tidal Wave Of Mystery
20  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lazy Hooks | Capitol
22
alt-J An Awesome Wave Billboard Alternative Albums
An Awesome Wave
23  Last
15  Peak
28  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Infectious/Canvasback/Atlantic | AG
23
blessthefall Hollow Bodies Billboard Alternative Albums
Hollow Bodies
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fearless
24
The National Trouble Will Find Me Billboard Alternative Albums
Trouble Will Find Me
25  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
4AD
25
Belle And Sebastian The Third Eye Centre Billboard Alternative Albums
The Third Eye Centre
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rough Trade | Matador
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