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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 North Corridor
Imprint/Promotion Label
Epic
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Chevelle The North Corridor Billboard Alternative Albums
The North Corridor
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:
Epic
2
Blink-182 California Billboard Alternative Albums
California
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Viking Wizard Eyes
3
Switchfoot Where The Light Shines Through Billboard Alternative Albums
Where The Light Shines Through
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | lowercase people/Vanguard
4
twenty one pilots Blurryface Billboard Alternative Albums
Blurryface
Last
Peak
61  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMG | Fueled By Ramen
5
The Avalanches Wildflower Billboard Alternative Albums
Wildflower
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Astralwerks | Modular
6
Red Hot Chili Peppers The Getaway Billboard Alternative Albums
The Getaway
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
7
Nonpoint Poison Red Billboard Alternative Albums
Poison Red
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Spinefarm
8
Radiohead A Moon Shaped Pool Billboard Alternative Albums
A Moon Shaped Pool
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XL
9
The Avett Brothers True Sadness Billboard Alternative Albums
True Sadness
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | American
10
Panic! At The Disco Death Of A Bachelor Billboard Alternative Albums
Death Of A Bachelor
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMG | DCD2/Fueled By Ramen
11
Disturbed Immortalized Billboard Alternative Albums
Immortalized
Last
Peak
47  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
12
The Lumineers Cleopatra Billboard Alternative Albums
Cleopatra
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
13
Emarosa 131 Billboard Alternative Albums
131
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hopeless
14
Melanie Martinez Cry Baby Billboard Alternative Albums
Cry Baby
10  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
15
Various Artists 2016 Warped Tour Compilation Billboard Alternative Albums
2016 Warped Tour Compilation
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SideOneDummy
16
Masked Intruder Love And Other Crimes (EP) Billboard Alternative Albums
Love And Other Crimes (EP)
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Pure Noise
17
Halsey Badlands Billboard Alternative Albums
Badlands
16  Last
Peak
46  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Astralwerks
18
Kaleo A / B Billboard Alternative Albums
A / B
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Elektra/Atlantic
19
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
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
20
Coldplay A Head Full Of Dreams Billboard Alternative Albums
A Head Full Of Dreams
19  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Parlophone/Atlantic
21
Case/Lang/Veirs Case/Lang/Veirs Billboard Alternative Albums
Case/Lang/Veirs
Case/Lang/Veirs
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph | Anti-
22
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats Billboard Alternative Albums
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
18  Last
Peak
47  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Bottleneck/Stax
23
Car Seat Headrest Teens Of Denial Billboard Alternative Albums
Teens Of Denial
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Matador
24
Gone Is Gone Gone Is Gone Billboard Alternative Albums
Gone Is Gone
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rise | Black Dune
25
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
21  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Dirty Hit/Interscope
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