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Sales Data = AMERICANA/FOLK ALBUMS

Americana/Folk Albums ranks the most popular Americana/folk 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).

AMERICANA/FOLK ALBUMS

The week of
2
LAST WEEK
44
WEEKS ON CHART
Traveller
Imprint/Promotion Label
UMGN | Mercury Nashville

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1
Chris Stapleton Traveller Billboard Americana/Folk Albums
Traveller
Last
Peak
44  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMGN | Mercury Nashville
2
Alison Krauss Windy City Billboard Americana/Folk Albums
Windy City
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
3
The Lumineers Cleopatra Billboard Americana/Folk Albums
Cleopatra
Last
Peak
49  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
4
Ed Sheeran + Billboard Americana/Folk Albums
+
Last
Peak
85  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
85
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMG | Elektra
5
Valerie June The Order Of Time Billboard Americana/Folk Albums
The Order Of Time
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | June Tunes
6
Kaleo A / B Billboard Americana/Folk Albums
A / B
Last
Peak
40  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Elektra/Atlantic
7
Hozier Hozier Billboard Americana/Folk Albums
Hozier
Last
Peak
90  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
90
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Rubyworks
8
Elliott Smith Either/Or: Expanded Edtition Billboard Americana/Folk Albums
Either/Or: Expanded Edtition
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Kill Rock Stars
9
Hurray For The Riff Raff The Navigator Billboard Americana/Folk Albums
The Navigator
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ATO
10
The Lumineers The Lumineers Billboard Americana/Folk Albums
The Lumineers
Last
Peak
100  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
100
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
11
Ryan Adams Prisoner Billboard Americana/Folk Albums
Prisoner
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blue Note | PAX.AM
12
Rag'n'Bone Man Human Billboard Americana/Folk Albums
Human
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Best Laid Plans
13
Simon & Garfunkel Simon And Garfunkel's Greatest Hits Billboard Americana/Folk Albums
Simon And Garfunkel's Greatest Hits
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Columbia
14
Laura Marling Semper Femina Billboard Americana/Folk Albums
Semper Femina
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AWAL-Kobalt | More Alarming
15
James Bay Chaos And The Calm Billboard Americana/Folk Albums
Chaos And The Calm
13  Last
Peak
86  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
86
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic
16
Neil Young Greatest Hits Billboard Americana/Folk Albums
Greatest Hits
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner | Reprise
17
Vance Joy Dream Your Life Away Billboard Americana/Folk Albums
Dream Your Life Away
14  Last
Peak
85  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
85
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | F-Stop/Atlantic
18
Marty Stuart And His Fabulous Superlatives Way Out West Billboard Americana/Folk Albums
Way Out West
Last
18  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Superlatone
19
John Mayer The Search For Everything: Wave Two (EP) Billboard Americana/Folk Albums
The Search For Everything: Wave Two (EP)
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
20
Sunny Sweeney Trophy Billboard Americana/Folk Albums
Trophy
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Thirty Tigers | Aunt Daddy
21
Zach Williams Chain Breaker Billboard Americana/Folk Albums
Chain Breaker
19  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Essential
22
Sturgill Simpson A Sailor's Guide To Earth Billboard Americana/Folk Albums
A Sailor's Guide To Earth
17  Last
Peak
47  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
23
John Mayer The Search For Everything : Wave One (EP) Billboard Americana/Folk Albums
The Search For Everything : Wave One (EP)
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
24
John Mayer Continuum Billboard Americana/Folk Albums
Continuum
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Legacy | Aware/Columbia
25
Judah & The Lion Folk Hop N' Roll Billboard Americana/Folk Albums
Folk Hop N' Roll
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cletus The Van
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