The week's top-selling albums by new or ... more developing acts, defined as those who have never appeared on the top 100 of the Billboard 200 or the top 10 of R&B/Hip-Hop Albums, Country Albums, Latin Albums, Christian Albums or Gospel Albums. If a title reaches any of those levels, it and the act's subsequent albums are then ineligible to appear on Heatseekers Albums. Titles are ranked by sales data as compiled by Nielsen SoundScan.
Jan 4th Heatseekers Albums 1 Starbomb Starbomb
Mar 15th Heatseekers Albums 1 4th Mini Album 'Mr. Mr.' (EP) Girls' Generation
May 10th Heatseekers Albums 1 Living Out Loud (EP) OCD: Moosh & Twist
Aug 30th Heatseekers Albums 1 Promises (EP) Ryn Weaver
Sep 20th Heatseekers Albums 1 (r) Evolution HammerFall