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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
Walls
Imprint/Promotion Label
RCA
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Kings Of Leon Walls Billboard Alternative Albums
Walls
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:
RCA
2
Green Day Revolution Radio Billboard Alternative Albums
Revolution Radio
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
3
Soundtrack Suicide Squad: The Album Billboard Alternative Albums
Suicide Squad: The Album
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | DC/Atlas/WaterTower/Atlantic
4
twenty one pilots Blurryface Billboard Alternative Albums
Blurryface
Last
Peak
75  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
75
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMG | Fueled By Ramen
5
Red Hot Chili Peppers The Getaway Billboard Alternative Albums
The Getaway
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
6
Conor Oberst Ruminations Billboard Alternative Albums
Ruminations
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Nonesuch
7
Bon Iver 22, A Million Billboard Alternative Albums
22, A Million
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jagjaguwar
8
Two Door Cinema Club Gameshow Billboard Alternative Albums
Gameshow
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote
9
The Lumineers Cleopatra Billboard Alternative Albums
Cleopatra
13  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
10
The Naked And Famous Simple Forms Billboard Alternative Albums
Simple Forms
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AWAL-Kobalt | Somewhat Damaged
11
Alter Bridge The Last Hero Billboard Alternative Albums
The Last Hero
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Alter Bridge
12
Panic! At The Disco Death Of A Bachelor Billboard Alternative Albums
Death Of A Bachelor
14  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMG | DCD2/Fueled By Ramen
13
William Control The Pale (EP) Billboard Alternative Albums
The Pale (EP)
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Control
14
Skillet Unleashed Billboard Alternative Albums
Unleashed
18  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Hear It Loud/Atlantic
15
The Head And The Heart Signs Of Light Billboard Alternative Albums
Signs Of Light
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
16
Phantogram Three Billboard Alternative Albums
Three
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
17
Dance Gavin Dance Mothership Billboard Alternative Albums
Mothership
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rise
18
Disturbed Immortalized Billboard Alternative Albums
Immortalized
22  Last
Peak
61  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
19
Halsey Badlands Billboard Alternative Albums
Badlands
23  Last
Peak
60  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
60
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Astralwerks
20
Sum 41 13 Voices Billboard Alternative Albums
13 Voices
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hopeless
21
Jeff Rosenstock Worry. Billboard Alternative Albums
Worry.
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SideOneDummy
22
Phish Big Boat Billboard Alternative Albums
Big Boat
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JEMP
23
Kaleo A / B Billboard Alternative Albums
A / B
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Elektra/Atlantic
24
Melanie Martinez Cry Baby Billboard Alternative Albums
Cry Baby
25  Last
Peak
56  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
25
Jack White Acoustic Recordings: 1998-2016 Billboard Alternative Albums
Acoustic Recordings: 1998-2016
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Third Man
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