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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
Sound Of Change
Imprint/Promotion Label
E7LG | Five Seven
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
The Dirty Heads Sound Of Change Billboard Alternative Albums
Sound Of Change
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:
E7LG | Five Seven
2
Coldplay Ghost Stories Billboard Alternative Albums
Ghost Stories
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Parlophone/Atlantic
3
Seether Isolate And Medicate Billboard Alternative Albums
Isolate And Medicate
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | The Bicycle Music Company
4
Linkin Park The Hunting Party Billboard Alternative Albums
The Hunting Party
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Machine Shop
5
Jack White Lazaretto Billboard Alternative Albums
Lazaretto
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Third Man
6
Lorde Pure Heroine Billboard Alternative Albums
Pure Heroine
Last
Peak
41  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Lava
7
Imagine Dragons Night Visions Billboard Alternative Albums
Night Visions
10  Last
Peak
97  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
97
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | KIDinaKORNER/Interscope
8
Arctic Monkeys AM Billboard Alternative Albums
AM
Last
Peak
44  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Domino
9
The Black Keys Turn Blue Billboard Alternative Albums
Turn Blue
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Nonesuch
10
Soundtrack The Fault In Our Stars Billboard Alternative Albums
The Fault In Our Stars
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Fox/Atlantic
11
Lana Del Rey Born To Die Billboard Alternative Albums
Born To Die
12  Last
Peak
127  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
127
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Polydor/Interscope
12
Starset Transmissions Billboard Alternative Albums
Transmissions
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Razor & Tie
13
Mastodon Once More 'round The Sun Billboard Alternative Albums
Once More 'round The Sun
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
14
Bastille Bad Blood Billboard Alternative Albums
Bad Blood
13  Last
Peak
45  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
15
Phish Fuego Billboard Alternative Albums
Fuego
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ATO | JEMP
16
KONGOS Lunatic Billboard Alternative Albums
Lunatic
15  Last
15  Peak
10  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Tokoloshe
17
Various Artists Vans Warped Tour '14: 2014 Tour Compilation Billboard Alternative Albums
Vans Warped Tour '14: 2014 Tour Compilation
14  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SideOneDummy
18
Aaron West And The Roaring Twenties  We Don't Have Each Other Billboard Alternative Albums
We Don't Have Each Other
Last
18  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hopeless
19
'68 In Humor And Sadness Billboard Alternative Albums
In Humor And Sadness
Last
19  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Good Fight
20
Avenged Sevenfold Hail To The King Billboard Alternative Albums
Hail To The King
19  Last
Peak
46  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
21
Magic Man Before The Waves Billboard Alternative Albums
Before The Waves
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Neon Gold
22
Fall Out Boy Save Rock And Roll Billboard Alternative Albums
Save Rock And Roll
20  Last
Peak
57  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
57
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Island | Decaydance
23
Paramore Paramore Billboard Alternative Albums
Paramore
17  Last
Peak
47  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Fueled By Ramen
24
Beck Morning Phase Billboard Alternative Albums
Morning Phase
18  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Fonograf Records
25
Braid No Coast Billboard Alternative Albums
No Coast
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Topshelf
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