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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
5
LAST WEEK
16
WEEKS ON CHART
Death Of A Bachelor
Imprint/Promotion Label
EMG | DCD2/Fueled By Ramen
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

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1
Panic! At The Disco Death Of A Bachelor Billboard Alternative Albums
Death Of A Bachelor
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMG | DCD2/Fueled By Ramen
2
The Lumineers Cleopatra Billboard Alternative Albums
Cleopatra
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
3
twenty one pilots Blurryface Billboard Alternative Albums
Blurryface
Last
Peak
51  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMG | Fueled By Ramen
4
Disturbed Immortalized Billboard Alternative Albums
Immortalized
Last
Peak
37  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
5
Melanie Martinez Cry Baby Billboard Alternative Albums
Cry Baby
10  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
6
Soundtrack RWBY, Volume 3: Original Soundtrack & Score Billboard Alternative Albums
RWBY, Volume 3: Original Soundtrack & Score
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rooster Teeth
7
Pepper Ohana Billboard Alternative Albums
Ohana
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
The Orchard | Law
8
Deftones Gore Billboard Alternative Albums
Gore
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
9
Brian Eno The Ship Billboard Alternative Albums
The Ship
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warp | Opal
10
Halsey Badlands Billboard Alternative Albums
Badlands
11  Last
Peak
36  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Astralwerks
11
Blue October Home Billboard Alternative Albums
Home
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Brando | Up Down
12
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats Billboard Alternative Albums
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
13  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Bottleneck/Stax
13
James Bay Chaos And The Calm Billboard Alternative Albums
Chaos And The Calm
12  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
14
King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard Nonagon Infinity Billboard Alternative Albums
Nonagon Infinity
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ATO | Fightless
15
Weezer Weezer (White Album) Billboard Alternative Albums
Weezer (White Album)
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Weezer/Crush Music
16
Coldplay A Head Full Of Dreams Billboard Alternative Albums
A Head Full Of Dreams
17  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Parlophone/Atlantic
17
The Boxer Rebellion Ocean By Ocean Billboard Alternative Albums
Ocean By Ocean
Last
17  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AWAL-Kobalt | Absentee
18
David Bowie Blackstar Billboard Alternative Albums
Blackstar
19  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | ISO
19
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
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Dirty Hit/Interscope
20
Elle King Love Stuff Billboard Alternative Albums
Love Stuff
18  Last
Peak
56  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
21
Pity Sex White Hot Moon Billboard Alternative Albums
White Hot Moon
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Run For Cover
22
Alabama Shakes Sound & Color Billboard Alternative Albums
Sound & Color
20  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ATO
23
Shinedown Threat To Survival Billboard Alternative Albums
Threat To Survival
22  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
24
John Doe The Westerner Billboard Alternative Albums
The Westerner
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Thirty Tigers | Cool Rock
25
John The Ghost Sincerely, John The Ghost (EP) Billboard Alternative Albums
Sincerely, John The Ghost (EP)
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
81 Twenty Three
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