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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
6
WEEKS AT NO. 1
12
WEEKS ON CHART
Pure Heroine
Imprint/Promotion Label
Republic | Lava
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

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1
Lorde Pure Heroine Billboard Alternative Albums
Pure Heroine
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Lava
2
Imagine Dragons Night Visions Billboard Alternative Albums
Night Visions
Last
Peak
68  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
68
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | KIDinaKORNER/Interscope
3
Soundtrack The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Billboard Alternative Albums
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Lions Gate
4
Pearl Jam Lightning Bolt Billboard Alternative Albums
Lightning Bolt
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Monkeywrench
5
WE the Kings Somewhere Somehow Billboard Alternative Albums
Somewhere Somehow
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ozone Entertainment | WE the Kings
6
Arcade Fire Reflektor Billboard Alternative Albums
Reflektor
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Merge
7
Nickelback The Best Of Nickelback: Volume 1 Billboard Alternative Albums
The Best Of Nickelback: Volume 1
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Roadrunner
8
Arctic Monkeys AM Billboard Alternative Albums
AM
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Domino
9
Mumford & Sons Babel Billboard Alternative Albums
Babel
11  Last
Peak
65  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
10
Lana Del Rey Born To Die Billboard Alternative Albums
Born To Die
10  Last
Peak
98  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
98
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Polydor/Interscope
11
Avenged Sevenfold Hail To The King Billboard Alternative Albums
Hail To The King
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
12
Kings Of Leon Mechanical Bull Billboard Alternative Albums
Mechanical Bull
15  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
13
A Day To Remember Common Courtesy Billboard Alternative Albums
Common Courtesy
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ADTR
14
Bastille Bad Blood Billboard Alternative Albums
Bad Blood
12  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
15
Vampire Weekend Modern Vampires Of The City Billboard Alternative Albums
Modern Vampires Of The City
16  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XL
16
Fall Out Boy Save Rock And Roll Billboard Alternative Albums
Save Rock And Roll
13  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Island | Decaydance
17
HAIM Days Are Gone Billboard Alternative Albums
Days Are Gone
14  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
18
Jack Johnson From Here To Now To You Billboard Alternative Albums
From Here To Now To You
19  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Brushfire
19
Panic! At The Disco Too Weird To Live, Too Rare To Die! Billboard Alternative Albums
Too Weird To Live, Too Rare To Die!
20  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMG | Decaydance/Fueled By Ramen
20
The Neighbourhood I Love You. Billboard Alternative Albums
I Love You.
18  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | [r]evolve
21
Paramore Paramore Billboard Alternative Albums
Paramore
Last
Peak
27  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Fueled By Ramen
22
Skillet Rise Billboard Alternative Albums
Rise
24  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
23
Of Monsters And Men My Head Is An Animal Billboard Alternative Albums
My Head Is An Animal
17  Last
Peak
84  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
84
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
24
The Avett Brothers Magpie And The Dandelion Billboard Alternative Albums
Magpie And The Dandelion
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | American
25
Linkin Park Recharged Billboard Alternative Albums
Recharged
25  Last
Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Machine Shop
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