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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
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WEEKS ON CHART
Hesitation Marks
Imprint/Promotion Label
Columbia | The Null Corporation
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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Nine Inch Nails Hesitation Marks Billboard Alternative Albums
Hesitation Marks
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:
Columbia | The Null Corporation
2
Avenged Sevenfold Hail To The King Billboard Alternative Albums
Hail To The King
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
3
Imagine Dragons Night Visions Billboard Alternative Albums
Night Visions
Last
Peak
53  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | KIDinaKORNER/Interscope
4
Bastille Bad Blood Billboard Alternative Albums
Bad Blood
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
5
Neko Case The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight... Billboard Alternative Albums
The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight...
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph | Anti-
6
Lana Del Rey Born To Die Billboard Alternative Albums
Born To Die
Last
Peak
83  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
83
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Polydor/Interscope
7
The 1975 The 1975 Billboard Alternative Albums
The 1975
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Dirty Hit/Vagrant/Interscope
8
The Lumineers The Lumineers Billboard Alternative Albums
The Lumineers
Last
Peak
62  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
9
Soundtrack The Great Gatsby: Music From Baz Luhrmann's Film Billboard Alternative Albums
The Great Gatsby: Music From Baz Luhrmann's Film
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | WaterTower/Interscope
10
Lorde The Love Club EP Billboard Alternative Albums
The Love Club EP
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Lava
11
Volcano Choir Repave Billboard Alternative Albums
Repave
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jagjaguwar
12
Mumford & Sons Babel Billboard Alternative Albums
Babel
Last
Peak
50  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
13
Fall Out Boy Save Rock And Roll Billboard Alternative Albums
Save Rock And Roll
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Island | Decaydance
14
Pepper Pepper Billboard Alternative Albums
Pepper
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IDJMG | Law/Universal
15
Okkervil River Silver Gymnasium Billboard Alternative Albums
Silver Gymnasium
Last
15  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ATO
16
Mumford & Sons Sigh No More Billboard Alternative Albums
Sigh No More
15  Last
Peak
173  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
173
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
17
Skillet Rise Billboard Alternative Albums
Rise
12  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
18
fun. Some Nights Billboard Alternative Albums
Some Nights
13  Last
Peak
81  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
81
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Fueled By Ramen
19
Of Monsters And Men My Head Is An Animal Billboard Alternative Albums
My Head Is An Animal
16  Last
Peak
75  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
75
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
20
Vampire Weekend Modern Vampires Of The City Billboard Alternative Albums
Modern Vampires Of The City
14  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XL
21
Blue October Sway Billboard Alternative Albums
Sway
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Brando | Up Down
22
Franz Ferdinand Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action Billboard Alternative Albums
Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Domino
23
The Neighbourhood I Love You. Billboard Alternative Albums
I Love You.
17  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | [r]evolve
24
Lana Del Rey Paradise (EP) Billboard Alternative Albums
Paradise (EP)
19  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Polydor/Interscope
25
Paramore Paramore Billboard Alternative Albums
Paramore
18  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Fueled By Ramen
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