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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
Too Weird To Live, Too Rare To Die!
Imprint/Promotion Label
EMG | Decaydance/Fueled By Ramen
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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Panic! At The Disco Too Weird To Live, Too Rare To Die! Billboard Alternative Albums
Too Weird To Live, Too Rare To Die!
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
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:
EMG | Decaydance/Fueled By Ramen
2
Lorde Pure Heroine Billboard Alternative Albums
Pure Heroine
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Lava
3
Korn The Paradigm Shift Billboard Alternative Albums
The Paradigm Shift
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Prospect Park
4
Mayday Parade Monsters In The Closet Billboard Alternative Albums
Monsters In The Closet
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fearless
5
Alter Bridge Fortress Billboard Alternative Albums
Fortress
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Alter Bridge
6
Cage The Elephant Melophobia Billboard Alternative Albums
Melophobia
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | DSP
7
Imagine Dragons Night Visions Billboard Alternative Albums
Night Visions
Last
Peak
58  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | KIDinaKORNER/Interscope
8
Kings Of Leon Mechanical Bull Billboard Alternative Albums
Mechanical Bull
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
9
Jack Johnson From Here To Now To You Billboard Alternative Albums
From Here To Now To You
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Brushfire
10
Stone Temple Pilots With Chester Bennington High Rise (EP) Billboard Alternative Albums
High Rise (EP)
Stone Temple Pilots With Chester Bennington
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Play Pen
11
Avenged Sevenfold Hail To The King Billboard Alternative Albums
Hail To The King
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
12
HAIM Days Are Gone Billboard Alternative Albums
Days Are Gone
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
13
Dance Gavin Dance Acceptance Speech Billboard Alternative Albums
Acceptance Speech
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rise
14
Lana Del Rey Born To Die Billboard Alternative Albums
Born To Die
Last
Peak
88  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
88
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Polydor/Interscope
15
Sleigh Bells Bitter Rivals Billboard Alternative Albums
Bitter Rivals
Last
15  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mom + Pop
16
Arctic Monkeys AM Billboard Alternative Albums
AM
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Domino
17
Mumford & Sons Babel Billboard Alternative Albums
Babel
11  Last
Peak
55  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
18
Bastille Bad Blood Billboard Alternative Albums
Bad Blood
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
19
Nine Inch Nails Hesitation Marks Billboard Alternative Albums
Hesitation Marks
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | The Null Corporation
20
Lorde The Love Club (EP) Billboard Alternative Albums
The Love Club (EP)
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Lava
21
The Lumineers The Lumineers Billboard Alternative Albums
The Lumineers
16  Last
Peak
67  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
67
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
22
CHVRCHES Bones Of What You Believe Billboard Alternative Albums
Bones Of What You Believe
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Goodbye
23
Dave Hause Devour Billboard Alternative Albums
Devour
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rise
24
Soundtrack The Great Gatsby: Music From Baz Luhrmann's Film Billboard Alternative Albums
The Great Gatsby: Music From Baz Luhrmann's Film
17  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | WaterTower/Interscope
25
The Neighbourhood I Love You. Billboard Alternative Albums
I Love You.
19  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | [r]evolve
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