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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
Wonderful Wonderful
Imprint/Promotion Label
Island
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
The Killers Wonderful Wonderful Billboard Alternative Albums
Wonderful Wonderful
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:
Island
2
Imagine Dragons Evolve Billboard Alternative Albums
Evolve
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | KIDinaKORNER/Interscope
3
Foo Fighters Concrete And Gold Billboard Alternative Albums
Concrete And Gold
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA | Roswell
4
Circa Survive The Amulet Billboard Alternative Albums
The Amulet
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hopeless
5
Lana Del Rey Lust For Life Billboard Alternative Albums
Lust For Life
18  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Polydor/Interscope
6
Sleeping With Sirens Gossip Billboard Alternative Albums
Gossip
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
7
Mastodon Cold Dark Place (EP) Billboard Alternative Albums
Cold Dark Place (EP)
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
8
Portugal. The Man Woodstock Billboard Alternative Albums
Woodstock
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
9
twenty one pilots Blurryface Billboard Alternative Albums
Blurryface
Last
Peak
124  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
124
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMG | Fueled By Ramen
10
Lorde Melodrama Billboard Alternative Albums
Melodrama
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | Lava
11
Imagine Dragons Night Visions Billboard Alternative Albums
Night Visions
Last
Peak
149  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
149
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | KIDinaKORNER/Interscope
12
Linkin Park One More Light Billboard Alternative Albums
One More Light
13  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Machine Shop
13
Panic! At The Disco Death Of A Bachelor Billboard Alternative Albums
Death Of A Bachelor
17  Last
Peak
88  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
88
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMG | DCD2/Fueled By Ramen
14
The National Sleep Well Beast Billboard Alternative Albums
Sleep Well Beast
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
4AD
15
Linkin Park [Hybrid Theory] Billboard Alternative Albums
[Hybrid Theory]
21  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner
16
The Wonder Years Burst & Decay (An Acoustic EP) Billboard Alternative Albums
Burst & Decay (An Acoustic EP)
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hopeless
17
Foo Fighters Greatest Hits Billboard Alternative Albums
Greatest Hits
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Roswell/RCA
18
Chelsea Wolfe Hiss Spun Billboard Alternative Albums
Hiss Spun
Last
18  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sargent House
19
Soundtrack Suicide Squad: The Album Billboard Alternative Albums
Suicide Squad: The Album
20  Last
Peak
60  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
60
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | DC/Atlas/WaterTower/Atlantic
20
Halsey Badlands Billboard Alternative Albums
Badlands
19  Last
Peak
109  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
109
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Astralwerks
21
The Lumineers Cleopatra Billboard Alternative Albums
Cleopatra
16  Last
Peak
77  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
77
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
22
Melanie Martinez Cry Baby Billboard Alternative Albums
Cry Baby
Last
Peak
101  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
101
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
23
Coldplay Kaleidoscope EP Billboard Alternative Albums
Kaleidoscope EP
24  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Parlophone/Atlantic
24
Nirvana Nevermind Billboard Alternative Albums
Nevermind
15  Last
10  Peak
24  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMe | Sub Pop/DGC/Geffen
25
Queens Of The Stone Age Villains Billboard Alternative Albums
Villains
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Matador
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