ALTERNATIVE ALBUMS

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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).

The week of
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
No Fixed Address
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
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1
Nickelback No Fixed Address Billboard Alternative Albums
No Fixed Address
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
2
Foo Fighters Sonic Highways (Soundtrack) Billboard Alternative Albums
Sonic Highways (Soundtrack)
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Soundtrack The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part I Billboard Alternative Albums
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part I
Gains in performance
4
Various Artists Punk Goes Pop, Vol. 6 Billboard Alternative Albums
Punk Goes Pop, Vol. 6
Gains in performance
Gains in performance
6
Hozier Hozier Billboard Alternative Albums
Hozier
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
7
The New Basement Tapes Lost On The River Billboard Alternative Albums
Lost On The River
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
8
Wilco Alpha Mike Foxtrot: Rare Tracks 1994-2014 Billboard Alternative Albums
Alpha Mike Foxtrot: Rare Tracks 1994-2014
Gains in performance
9
David Bowie Nothing Has Changed. Billboard Alternative Albums
Nothing Has Changed.
Gains in performance
10
Vance Joy Dream Your Life Away Billboard Alternative Albums
Dream Your Life Away
4
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Various Artists Cities 97 Sampler: Live From Studio C, Volume 26 Billboard Alternative Albums
Cities 97 Sampler: Live From Studio C, Volume 26
Gains in performance
12
Copeland Ixora Billboard Alternative Albums
Gains in performance
13
alt-J This Is All Yours Billboard Alternative Albums
This Is All Yours
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Coldplay Ghost Stories Billboard Alternative Albums
Ghost Stories
9
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
16
Lorde Pure Heroine Billboard Alternative Albums
Pure Heroine
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
60
WEEKS ON CHART
17
The 1975 The 1975 Billboard Alternative Albums
The 1975
12
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
18
U2 Songs Of Innocence Billboard Alternative Albums
Songs Of Innocence
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
19
Bastille Bad Blood Billboard Alternative Albums
Bad Blood
11
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
64
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
20
Ariel Pink Pom Pom Billboard Alternative Albums
Pom Pom
Gains in performance
21
Milky Chance Sadnecessary Billboard Alternative Albums
Sadnecessary
14
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART
22
KONGOS Lunatic Billboard Alternative Albums
Lunatic
20
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Royal Blood Royal Blood Billboard Alternative Albums
Royal Blood
15
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
24
Godsmack 1000HP Billboard Alternative Albums
1000HP
17
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
25
The Black Keys Turn Blue Billboard Alternative Albums
13
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART
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