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
American Beauty / American Psycho
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
Play
1
Fall Out Boy American Beauty / American Psycho Billboard Alternative Albums
American Beauty / American Psycho
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
2
The Decemberists What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World Billboard Alternative Albums
What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World
Gains in performance
3
Marilyn Manson The Pale Emperor Billboard Alternative Albums
The Pale Emperor
Gains in performance
4
Sleater-Kinney No Cities To Love Billboard Alternative Albums
No Cities To Love
Gains in performance
5
Bjork Vulnicura Billboard Alternative Albums
Vulnicura
Gains in performance
6
Hozier Hozier Billboard Alternative Albums
Hozier
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART
7
Belle And Sebastian Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance Billboard Alternative Albums
Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance
Gains in performance
8
The New Basement Tapes Lost On The River Billboard Alternative Albums
Lost On The River
4
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
72
WEEKS ON CHART
10
Nickelback No Fixed Address Billboard Alternative Albums
No Fixed Address
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
11
Foo Fighters Sonic Highways (Soundtrack) Billboard Alternative Albums
Sonic Highways (Soundtrack)
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART
12
Vance Joy Dream Your Life Away Billboard Alternative Albums
Dream Your Life Away
9
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Panda Bear Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper Billboard Alternative Albums
Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
14
WALK THE MOON TALKING IS HARD Billboard Alternative Albums
TALKING IS HARD
8
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
15
BORNS Candy (EP) Billboard Alternative Albums
Candy (EP)
Gains in performance
16
The 1975 The 1975 Billboard Alternative Albums
The 1975
18
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
17
Guster Evermotion Billboard Alternative Albums
Evermotion
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Jamie Scott My Hurricane Billboard Alternative Albums
My Hurricane
Gains in performance
19
alt-J This Is All Yours Billboard Alternative Albums
This Is All Yours
10
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Lorde Pure Heroine Billboard Alternative Albums
Pure Heroine
12
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
69
WEEKS ON CHART
21
Milky Chance Sadnecessary Billboard Alternative Albums
Sadnecessary
14
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART
22
Bastille Bad Blood Billboard Alternative Albums
Bad Blood
22
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
73
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
23
Viet Cong Viet Cong Billboard Alternative Albums
Viet Cong
Gains in performance
24
Mikky Ekko Time Billboard Alternative Albums
Gains in performance
25
The War On Drugs Lost In The Dream Billboard Alternative Albums
Lost In The Dream
15
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART
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