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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
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Imprint/Promotion Label
Domino
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Arctic Monkeys AM Billboard Alternative Albums
AM
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Domino
2
Nine Inch Nails Hesitation Marks Billboard Alternative Albums
Hesitation Marks
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | The Null Corporation
3
Avenged Sevenfold Hail To The King Billboard Alternative Albums
Hail To The King
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
4
Rise Against Long Forgotten Songs: B-Sides & Covers 2000 - 2013 Billboard Alternative Albums
Long Forgotten Songs: B-Sides & Covers 2000 - 2013
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Interscope
5
Imagine Dragons Night Visions Billboard Alternative Albums
Night Visions
Last
Peak
54  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | KIDinaKORNER/Interscope
6
Lorde The Love Club EP Billboard Alternative Albums
The Love Club EP
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Lava
7
Bastille Bad Blood Billboard Alternative Albums
Bad Blood
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
8
Lana Del Rey Born To Die Billboard Alternative Albums
Born To Die
Last
Peak
84  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
84
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Polydor/Interscope
9
Neko Case The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight... Billboard Alternative Albums
The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight...
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph | Anti-
10
Soundtrack The Great Gatsby: Music From Baz Luhrmann's Film Billboard Alternative Albums
The Great Gatsby: Music From Baz Luhrmann's Film
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | WaterTower/Interscope
11
Mumford & Sons Babel Billboard Alternative Albums
Babel
12  Last
Peak
51  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
12
Tonight Alive The Other Side Billboard Alternative Albums
The Other Side
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fearless
13
Balance And Composure The Things We Think We're Missing Billboard Alternative Albums
The Things We Think We're Missing
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
No Sleep
14
The Lumineers The Lumineers Billboard Alternative Albums
The Lumineers
Last
Peak
63  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
15
Vampire Weekend Modern Vampires Of The City Billboard Alternative Albums
Modern Vampires Of The City
20  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XL
16
Goldfrapp Tales Of Us Billboard Alternative Albums
Tales Of Us
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mute
17
The 1975 The 1975 Billboard Alternative Albums
The 1975
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Dirty Hit/Vagrant/Interscope
18
Mumford & Sons Sigh No More Billboard Alternative Albums
Sigh No More
16  Last
Peak
174  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
174
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
19
Fall Out Boy Save Rock And Roll Billboard Alternative Albums
Save Rock And Roll
13  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Island | Decaydance
20
Volcano Choir Repave Billboard Alternative Albums
Repave
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jagjaguwar
21
Skillet Rise Billboard Alternative Albums
Rise
17  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
22
Capital Cities In A Tidal Wave Of Mystery Billboard Alternative Albums
In A Tidal Wave Of Mystery
Last
15  Peak
10  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Lazy Hooks
23
Of Monsters And Men My Head Is An Animal Billboard Alternative Albums
My Head Is An Animal
19  Last
Peak
76  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
76
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
24
The Neighbourhood I Love You. Billboard Alternative Albums
I Love You.
23  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | [r]evolve
25
alt-J An Awesome Wave Billboard Alternative Albums
An Awesome Wave
Last
15  Peak
29  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Infectious/Canvasback/Atlantic
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