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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
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1
WEEKS ON CHART
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Imprint/Promotion Label
Brando | Up Down
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Blue October Home Billboard Alternative Albums
Home
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:
Brando | Up Down
2
The Lumineers Cleopatra Billboard Alternative Albums
Cleopatra
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
3
twenty one pilots Blurryface Billboard Alternative Albums
Blurryface
Last
Peak
50  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMG | Fueled By Ramen
4
Disturbed Immortalized Billboard Alternative Albums
Immortalized
Last
Peak
36  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
5
Panic! At The Disco Death Of A Bachelor Billboard Alternative Albums
Death Of A Bachelor
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMG | DCD2/Fueled By Ramen
6
Candlebox Disappearing In Airports Billboard Alternative Albums
Disappearing In Airports
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Pavement
7
Deftones Gore Billboard Alternative Albums
Gore
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
8
PVRIS White Noise Billboard Alternative Albums
White Noise
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rise
9
The Strumbellas Hope Billboard Alternative Albums
Hope
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote
10
Melanie Martinez Cry Baby Billboard Alternative Albums
Cry Baby
12  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
11
Halsey Badlands Billboard Alternative Albums
Badlands
Last
Peak
35  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Astralwerks
12
James Bay Chaos And The Calm Billboard Alternative Albums
Chaos And The Calm
Last
Peak
37  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
13
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats Billboard Alternative Albums
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
15  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Bottleneck/Stax
14
newsboys Love Riot Billboard Alternative Albums
Love Riot
25  Last
Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Fair Trade
15
Weezer Weezer (White Album) Billboard Alternative Albums
Weezer (White Album)
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Weezer/Crush Music
16
The 1975 I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It Billboard Alternative Albums
I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Dirty Hit/Interscope
17
Coldplay A Head Full Of Dreams Billboard Alternative Albums
A Head Full Of Dreams
13  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Parlophone/Atlantic
18
Elle King Love Stuff Billboard Alternative Albums
Love Stuff
16  Last
Peak
55  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
19
David Bowie Blackstar Billboard Alternative Albums
Blackstar
17  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | ISO
20
Alabama Shakes Sound & Color Billboard Alternative Albums
Sound & Color
19  Last
Peak
47  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ATO
21
PJ Harvey The Hope Six Demolition Project Billboard Alternative Albums
The Hope Six Demolition Project
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Island/Vagrant
22
Shinedown Threat To Survival Billboard Alternative Albums
Threat To Survival
Last
Peak
28  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
23
Mumford & Sons Wilder Mind Billboard Alternative Albums
Wilder Mind
18  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
24
M83. Junk Billboard Alternative Albums
Junk
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mute | M83
25
Hozier Hozier Billboard Alternative Albums
Hozier
Last
Peak
77  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
77
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Rubyworks
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