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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
Lazaretto
Imprint/Promotion Label
Columbia | Third Man
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Jack White Lazaretto Billboard Alternative Albums
Lazaretto
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 | Third Man
2
Soundtrack The Fault In Our Stars Billboard Alternative Albums
The Fault In Our Stars
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Fox/Atlantic
3
Coldplay Ghost Stories Billboard Alternative Albums
Ghost Stories
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Parlophone/Atlantic
4
The Black Keys Turn Blue Billboard Alternative Albums
Turn Blue
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Nonesuch
5
Lorde Pure Heroine Billboard Alternative Albums
Pure Heroine
Last
Peak
37  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Lava
6
Imagine Dragons Night Visions Billboard Alternative Albums
Night Visions
Last
Peak
93  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
93
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | KIDinaKORNER/Interscope
7
Say Anything Hebrews Billboard Alternative Albums
Hebrews
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Equal Vision | Rory
8
Arctic Monkeys AM Billboard Alternative Albums
AM
10  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Domino
9
Bastille Bad Blood Billboard Alternative Albums
Bad Blood
Last
Peak
41  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
10
Lana Del Rey Born To Die Billboard Alternative Albums
Born To Die
12  Last
Peak
123  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
123
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Polydor/Interscope
11
Various Artists Vans Warped Tour '14: 2014 Tour Compilation Billboard Alternative Albums
Vans Warped Tour '14: 2014 Tour Compilation
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SideOneDummy
12
Paramore Paramore Billboard Alternative Albums
Paramore
13  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Fueled By Ramen
13
The 1975 The 1975 Billboard Alternative Albums
The 1975
15  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Dirty Hit/Vagrant/Interscope
14
NEEDTOBREATHE Rivers In The Wasteland Billboard Alternative Albums
Rivers In The Wasteland
24  Last
Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
15
Beck Morning Phase Billboard Alternative Albums
Morning Phase
19  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Fonograf Records
16
Avenged Sevenfold Hail To The King Billboard Alternative Albums
Hail To The King
22  Last
Peak
42  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
17
KONGOS Lunatic Billboard Alternative Albums
Lunatic
21  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Tokoloshe
18
Fall Out Boy Save Rock And Roll Billboard Alternative Albums
Save Rock And Roll
18  Last
Peak
53  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Island | Decaydance
19
Chevelle La Gargola Billboard Alternative Albums
La Gargola
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
20
Birdy Fire Within Billboard Alternative Albums
Fire Within
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | 14th Floor/Atlantic
21
American Authors Oh, What A Life Billboard Alternative Albums
Oh, What A Life
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Island | Dirty Canvas
22
The Pretty Reckless Going To Hell Billboard Alternative Albums
Going To Hell
25  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Razor & Tie | Goin' Down
23
Bob Mould Beauty & Ruin Billboard Alternative Albums
Beauty & Ruin
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Merge | Gm
24
Vampire Weekend Modern Vampires Of The City Billboard Alternative Albums
Modern Vampires Of The City
Last
Peak
33  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XL
25
Foster The People Supermodel Billboard Alternative Albums
Supermodel
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | StarTime Int'l
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