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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
The Getaway
Imprint/Promotion Label
Warner Bros.
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Red Hot Chili Peppers The Getaway Billboard Alternative Albums
The Getaway
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:
Warner Bros.
2
Radiohead A Moon Shaped Pool Billboard Alternative Albums
A Moon Shaped Pool
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XL
3
Mumford & Sons With Baaba Maal, The Very Best & Beatenberg Johannesburg (EP) Billboard Alternative Albums
Johannesburg (EP)
Mumford & Sons With Baaba Maal, The Very Best & Beatenberg
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
4
Case/Lang/Veirs Case/Lang/Veirs Billboard Alternative Albums
Case/Lang/Veirs
Case/Lang/Veirs
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph | Anti-
5
twenty one pilots Blurryface Billboard Alternative Albums
Blurryface
Last
Peak
58  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMG | Fueled By Ramen
6
The Lumineers Cleopatra Billboard Alternative Albums
Cleopatra
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
7
I See Stars Treehouse Billboard Alternative Albums
Treehouse
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sumerian
8
Disturbed Immortalized Billboard Alternative Albums
Immortalized
Last
Peak
44  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
9
Panic! At The Disco Death Of A Bachelor Billboard Alternative Albums
Death Of A Bachelor
10  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMG | DCD2/Fueled By Ramen
10
Swans The Glowing Man Billboard Alternative Albums
The Glowing Man
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Young God
11
Melanie Martinez Cry Baby Billboard Alternative Albums
Cry Baby
11  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
12
Coldplay A Head Full Of Dreams Billboard Alternative Albums
A Head Full Of Dreams
23  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Parlophone/Atlantic
13
Garbage Strange Little Birds Billboard Alternative Albums
Strange Little Birds
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Stun Volume
14
The Tragically Hip Man Machine Poem Billboard Alternative Albums
Man Machine Poem
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
The Tragically Hip
15
Band Of Horses Why Are You OK Billboard Alternative Albums
Why Are You OK
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | American/Interscope
16
Kaleo A / B Billboard Alternative Albums
A / B
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Elektra/Atlantic
17
Fitz And The Tantrums Fitz And The Tantrums Billboard Alternative Albums
Fitz And The Tantrums
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | dangerbird/Elektra
18
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats Billboard Alternative Albums
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
13  Last
Peak
44  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Bottleneck/Stax
19
Mitski Puberty 2 Billboard Alternative Albums
Puberty 2
Last
19  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dead Oceans
20
Thrice To Be Everywhere Is To Be Nowhere Billboard Alternative Albums
To Be Everywhere Is To Be Nowhere
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Vagrant
21
Pierce The Veil Misadventures Billboard Alternative Albums
Misadventures
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fearless
22
Halsey Badlands Billboard Alternative Albums
Badlands
18  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Astralwerks
23
Soundtrack Me Before You Billboard Alternative Albums
Me Before You
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Interscope
24
Hail The Sun Culture Scars Billboard Alternative Albums
Culture Scars
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Equal Vision
25
Jake Bugg On My One Billboard Alternative Albums
On My One
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Island | Virgin
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