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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
The Hunting Party
Imprint/Promotion Label
Warner Bros. | Machine Shop
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Linkin Park The Hunting Party Billboard Alternative Albums
The Hunting Party
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Machine Shop
2
Jack White Lazaretto Billboard Alternative Albums
Lazaretto
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Third Man
3
Coldplay Ghost Stories Billboard Alternative Albums
Ghost Stories
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Parlophone/Atlantic
4
Soundtrack The Fault In Our Stars Billboard Alternative Albums
The Fault In Our Stars
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Fox/Atlantic
5
The Black Keys Turn Blue Billboard Alternative Albums
Turn Blue
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Nonesuch
6
Lorde Pure Heroine Billboard Alternative Albums
Pure Heroine
Last
Peak
38  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Lava
7
Arctic Monkeys AM Billboard Alternative Albums
AM
Last
Peak
41  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Domino
8
Lana Del Rey Born To Die Billboard Alternative Albums
Born To Die
10  Last
Peak
124  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
124
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Polydor/Interscope
9
Imagine Dragons Night Visions Billboard Alternative Albums
Night Visions
Last
Peak
94  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
94
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | KIDinaKORNER/Interscope
10
Various Artists Vans Warped Tour '14: 2014 Tour Compilation Billboard Alternative Albums
Vans Warped Tour '14: 2014 Tour Compilation
11  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SideOneDummy
11
Bastille Bad Blood Billboard Alternative Albums
Bad Blood
Last
Peak
42  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
12
The Story So Far Songs Of The Story So Far (EP) Billboard Alternative Albums
Songs Of The Story So Far (EP)
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Pure Noise
13
Paramore Paramore Billboard Alternative Albums
Paramore
12  Last
Peak
44  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

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

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph | Anti-
15
KONGOS Lunatic Billboard Alternative Albums
Lunatic
17  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Tokoloshe
16
Fall Out Boy Save Rock And Roll Billboard Alternative Albums
Save Rock And Roll
18  Last
Peak
54  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Island | Decaydance
17
The 1975 The 1975 Billboard Alternative Albums
The 1975
13  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Dirty Hit/Vagrant/Interscope
18
Avenged Sevenfold Hail To The King Billboard Alternative Albums
Hail To The King
16  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
19
Beck Morning Phase Billboard Alternative Albums
Morning Phase
15  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Fonograf Records
20
NEEDTOBREATHE Rivers In The Wasteland Billboard Alternative Albums
Rivers In The Wasteland
14  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
21
Ghost Town After Party Billboard Alternative Albums
After Party
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Fueled By Ramen
22
The Pretty Reckless Going To Hell Billboard Alternative Albums
Going To Hell
22  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Razor & Tie | Goin' Down
23
Stars In Stereo Leave Your Mark Billboard Alternative Albums
Leave Your Mark
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hundred Handed
24
Chevelle La Gargola Billboard Alternative Albums
La Gargola
19  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
25
Vampire Weekend Modern Vampires Of The City Billboard Alternative Albums
Modern Vampires Of The City
24  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XL
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