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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
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
Strange Little Birds
Imprint/Promotion Label
BMG | Stun Volume
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Garbage Strange Little Birds Billboard Alternative Albums
Strange Little Birds
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:
BMG | Stun Volume
2
Band Of Horses Why Are You OK Billboard Alternative Albums
Why Are You OK
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | American/Interscope
3
Kaleo A / B Billboard Alternative Albums
A / B
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Elektra/Atlantic
4
Fitz And The Tantrums Fitz And The Tantrums Billboard Alternative Albums
Fitz And The Tantrums
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | dangerbird/Elektra
5
twenty one pilots Blurryface Billboard Alternative Albums
Blurryface
Last
Peak
57  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
57
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMG | Fueled By Ramen
6
Nahko And Medicine For The People HOKA Billboard Alternative Albums
HOKA
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SideOneDummy
7
KONGOS Egomaniac Billboard Alternative Albums
Egomaniac
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic | Tokoloshe
8
The Lumineers Cleopatra Billboard Alternative Albums
Cleopatra
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
9
Disturbed Immortalized Billboard Alternative Albums
Immortalized
Last
Peak
43  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
10
Panic! At The Disco Death Of A Bachelor Billboard Alternative Albums
Death Of A Bachelor
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMG | DCD2/Fueled By Ramen
11
Melanie Martinez Cry Baby Billboard Alternative Albums
Cry Baby
Last
Peak
39  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
12
Soundtrack Me Before You Billboard Alternative Albums
Me Before You
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Interscope
13
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats Billboard Alternative Albums
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
13  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Bottleneck/Stax
14
Pierce The Veil Misadventures Billboard Alternative Albums
Misadventures
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fearless
15
MYCAH Diamond In The Rough Billboard Alternative Albums
Diamond In The Rough
23  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hellaphonic
16
letlive. If I'm The Devil... Billboard Alternative Albums
If I'm The Devil...
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph
17
Radiohead A Moon Shaped Pool Billboard Alternative Albums
A Moon Shaped Pool
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XL
18
Halsey Badlands Billboard Alternative Albums
Badlands
14  Last
Peak
42  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Astralwerks
19
The Kills Ash & Ice Billboard Alternative Albums
Ash & Ice
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Domino
20
Beartooth Aggressive Billboard Alternative Albums
Aggressive
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Red Bull
21
Claypool Lennon Delirium Monolith Of Phobos Billboard Alternative Albums
Monolith Of Phobos
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ATO | Prawn Song/Chimera
22
Thrice To Be Everywhere Is To Be Nowhere Billboard Alternative Albums
To Be Everywhere Is To Be Nowhere
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Vagrant
23
Coldplay A Head Full Of Dreams Billboard Alternative Albums
A Head Full Of Dreams
17  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Parlophone/Atlantic
24
Saliva Love, Lies & Therapy Billboard Alternative Albums
Love, Lies & Therapy
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe
25
James Bay Chaos And The Calm Billboard Alternative Albums
Chaos And The Calm
18  Last
Peak
44  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
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