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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
Once More 'round The Sun
Imprint/Promotion Label
Warner Bros. | Reprise
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Mastodon Once More 'round The Sun Billboard Alternative Albums
Once More 'round The Sun
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:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
2
Phish Fuego Billboard Alternative Albums
Fuego
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ATO | JEMP
3
Linkin Park The Hunting Party Billboard Alternative Albums
The Hunting Party
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Machine Shop
4
Jack White Lazaretto Billboard Alternative Albums
Lazaretto
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Third Man
5
Coldplay Ghost Stories Billboard Alternative Albums
Ghost Stories
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Parlophone/Atlantic
6
Soundtrack The Fault In Our Stars Billboard Alternative Albums
The Fault In Our Stars
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Fox/Atlantic
7
Bad Suns Language & Perspective Billboard Alternative Albums
Language & Perspective
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Vagrant
8
The Black Keys Turn Blue Billboard Alternative Albums
Turn Blue
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Nonesuch
9
Arctic Monkeys AM Billboard Alternative Albums
AM
Last
Peak
42  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Domino
10
Lorde Pure Heroine Billboard Alternative Albums
Pure Heroine
Last
Peak
39  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Lava
11
Nothing More Nothing More Billboard Alternative Albums
Nothing More
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
E7LG | Eleven Seven
12
Lana Del Rey Born To Die Billboard Alternative Albums
Born To Die
Last
Peak
125  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
125
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Polydor/Interscope
13
Imagine Dragons Night Visions Billboard Alternative Albums
Night Visions
Last
Peak
95  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
95
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | KIDinaKORNER/Interscope
14
Paramore Paramore Billboard Alternative Albums
Paramore
13  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Fueled By Ramen
15
Slaves Through Art We Are All Equals Billboard Alternative Albums
Through Art We Are All Equals
Last
15  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Artery
16
Bastille Bad Blood Billboard Alternative Albums
Bad Blood
11  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
17
Various Artists Vans Warped Tour '14: 2014 Tour Compilation Billboard Alternative Albums
Vans Warped Tour '14: 2014 Tour Compilation
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SideOneDummy
18
KONGOS Lunatic Billboard Alternative Albums
Lunatic
15  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Tokoloshe
19
For All Those Sleeping Incomplete Me Billboard Alternative Albums
Incomplete Me
Last
19  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fearless
20
PHOX PHOX Billboard Alternative Albums
PHOX
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Knitting Factory | Partisan
21
Fall Out Boy Save Rock And Roll Billboard Alternative Albums
Save Rock And Roll
16  Last
Peak
55  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Island | Decaydance
22
The 1975 The 1975 Billboard Alternative Albums
The 1975
17  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Dirty Hit/Vagrant/Interscope
23
twenty one pilots Vessel Billboard Alternative Albums
Vessel
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMG | Fueled By Ramen
24
Beck Morning Phase Billboard Alternative Albums
Morning Phase
19  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Fonograf Records
25
Avenged Sevenfold Hail To The King Billboard Alternative Albums
Hail To The King
18  Last
Peak
44  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
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