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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
Hozier
Imprint/Promotion Label
Columbia | Rubyworks
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Hozier Hozier Billboard Alternative Albums
Hozier
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Rubyworks
2
Weezer Everything Will Be Alright In The End Billboard Alternative Albums
Everything Will Be Alright In The End
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
3
New Found Glory Resurrection Billboard Alternative Albums
Resurrection
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hopeless
4
Yellowcard Lift A Sail Billboard Alternative Albums
Lift A Sail
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Razor & Tie
5
alt-J This Is All Yours Billboard Alternative Albums
This Is All Yours
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Infectious/Canvasback/Atlantic
6
Shakey Graves And The War Came Billboard Alternative Albums
And The War Came
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
7
Broods Evergreen Billboard Alternative Albums
Evergreen
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Polydor
8
Caribou Our Love Billboard Alternative Albums
Our Love
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Merge
9
Imagine Dragons Night Visions Billboard Alternative Albums
Night Visions
Last
Peak
110  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
110
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | KIDinaKORNER/Interscope
10
Lorde Pure Heroine Billboard Alternative Albums
Pure Heroine
Last
Peak
54  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Lava
11
Coldplay Ghost Stories Billboard Alternative Albums
Ghost Stories
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Parlophone/Atlantic
12
Arctic Monkeys AM Billboard Alternative Albums
AM
Last
Peak
57  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
57
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Domino
13
Bastille Bad Blood Billboard Alternative Albums
Bad Blood
Last
Peak
58  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
14
Jack White Lazaretto Billboard Alternative Albums
Lazaretto
16  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Third Man
15
Godsmack 1000HP Billboard Alternative Albums
1000HP
10  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
16
State Champs The Acoustic Things (EP) Billboard Alternative Albums
The Acoustic Things (EP)
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Pure Noise
17
Gerard Way Hesitant Alien Billboard Alternative Albums
Hesitant Alien
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
18
Vance Joy Dream Your Life Away Billboard Alternative Albums
Dream Your Life Away
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | F-Stop/Atlantic
19
The Black Keys Turn Blue Billboard Alternative Albums
Turn Blue
13  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Nonesuch
20
Minus The Bear Lost Loves Billboard Alternative Albums
Lost Loves
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
dangerbird
21
Johnny Marr Playland Billboard Alternative Albums
Playland
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sire | New Voodoo
22
Interpol El Pintor Billboard Alternative Albums
El Pintor
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Matador
23
KONGOS Lunatic Billboard Alternative Albums
Lunatic
18  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Tokoloshe
24
Ex Hex Rips Billboard Alternative Albums
Rips
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Merge
25
Linkin Park The Hunting Party Billboard Alternative Albums
The Hunting Party
20  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Machine Shop
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