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
How Big How Blue How Beautiful
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
Play
1
Florence + The Machine How Big How Blue How Beautiful Billboard Alternative Albums
How Big How Blue How Beautiful
Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
2
twenty one pilots Blurryface Billboard Alternative Albums
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
3
Mumford & Sons Wilder Mind Billboard Alternative Albums
Wilder Mind
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
4
Alabama Shakes Sound & Color Billboard Alternative Albums
Sound & Color
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
5
Fall Out Boy American Beauty / American Psycho Billboard Alternative Albums
American Beauty / American Psycho
4
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART
6
Four Year Strong Four Year Strong Billboard Alternative Albums
Four Year Strong
Gains in performance
7
Zella Day Kicker Billboard Alternative Albums
Gains in performance
8
Hozier Hozier Billboard Alternative Albums
Hozier
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART
9
Imagine Dragons Smoke + Mirrors Billboard Alternative Albums
Smoke + Mirrors
7
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance
10
Faith No More Sol Invictus Billboard Alternative Albums
Sol Invictus
5
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
11
I The Mighty Connector Billboard Alternative Albums
Connector
Gains in performance
12
WALK THE MOON TALKING IS HARD Billboard Alternative Albums
TALKING IS HARD
12
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART
13
Halestorm Into The Wild Life Billboard Alternative Albums
Into The Wild Life
13
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART
14
The Story So Far The Story So Far Billboard Alternative Albums
The Story So Far
11
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
15
Brandon Flowers The Desired Effect Billboard Alternative Albums
The Desired Effect
8
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART
16
My Morning Jacket The Waterfall Billboard Alternative Albums
The Waterfall
14
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART
16
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
18
Vance Joy Dream Your Life Away Billboard Alternative Albums
Dream Your Life Away
18
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART
19
All Time Low Future Hearts Billboard Alternative Albums
Future Hearts
15
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART
20
Elle King Love Stuff Billboard Alternative Albums
Love Stuff
24
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance
21
Courtney Barnett Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit. Billboard Alternative Albums
Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit.
20
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART
Gains in performance
23
Sufjan Stevens Carrie & Lowell Billboard Alternative Albums
Carrie & Lowell
22
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART
10
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART
25
Incubus Trust Fall (Side A) (EP) Billboard Alternative Albums
Trust Fall (Side A) (EP)
19
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART
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