Independent Albums

Year-End Charts

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INDEPENDENT ALBUMS

This year's top-selling albums across all genres, sold via independent distribution, including those fulfilled via major branch distributors. Titles are ranked by sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music.

2010

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23

UP FROM BELOW

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes

30

POWERLESS RISE

As I Lay Dying

38

VANS WARPED TOUR 2010 COMPILATION

Various Artists

44

AGE OF ADZ

Sufjan Stevens

47

LOTUS FLOW3R/MPLSOUND/ELIX3R

Prince/Bria Valente