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This week'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.

INDEPENDENT ALBUMS

The week of
12
WEEKS AT NO. 1
18
WEEKS ON CHART
Who Let The Dogs Out
Imprint/Promotion Label
S-Curve | Artemis
Gains in performance

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Play
1
Baha Men Who Let The Dogs Out Billboard Independent Albums
Who Let The Dogs Out
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
S-Curve | Artemis
2
Capone -N- Noreaga The Reunion Billboard Independent Albums
The Reunion
45  Last
Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
3
Prodigy H-N-I-C Billboard Independent Albums
H-N-I-C
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Infamous/Violator | Loud
4
Various Artists MTV: The Return Of Rock Volume 2 Billboard Independent Albums
MTV: The Return Of Rock Volume 2
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roadrunner
5
Snoop Dogg Dead Man Walkin Billboard Independent Albums
Dead Man Walkin
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
D3 | Death Row
6
Everlast Eat At Whitey's Billboard Independent Albums
Eat At Whitey's
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
7
Doggys Angels Pleezbaleevit! Billboard Independent Albums
Pleezbaleevit!
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Doggystyle | TVT
8
Outlawz Ride Wit Us Or Collide Wit Us Billboard Independent Albums
Ride Wit Us Or Collide Wit Us
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Outlaw Records | Bayside
9
Louie DeVito N.Y.C. Underground Party Volume 3 Billboard Independent Albums
N.Y.C. Underground Party Volume 3
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
E-Lastik
10
Slipknot Slipknot Billboard Independent Albums
Slipknot
11  Last
Peak
46  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
I AM | Roadrunner
11
2Gether Again Billboard Independent Albums
Again
27  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT
12
Three 6 Mafia When The Smoke Clears Sixty 6, Sixty 1 Billboard Independent Albums
When The Smoke Clears Sixty 6, Sixty 1
12  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hypnotize Minds | Loud
13
Soundtrack Love & Basketball Billboard Independent Albums
Love & Basketball
20  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Overbrook | New Line
14
Kenny Rogers She Rides Wild Horses Billboard Independent Albums
She Rides Wild Horses
15  Last
Peak
46  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dreamcatcher
15
Various Artists Happy Holidays Billboard Independent Albums
Happy Holidays
25  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
United Audio
16
The Pharcyde Plain Rap Billboard Independent Albums
Plain Rap
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Delicious Vinyl | edel
17
M.O.P. Warriorz Billboard Independent Albums
Warriorz
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Loud
18
Nickelback The State Billboard Independent Albums
The State
16  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roadrunner
19
Paul Oakenfold Perfecto Presents Another World Billboard Independent Albums
Perfecto Presents Another World
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
London-Sire
20
Soulfly Primitive Billboard Independent Albums
Primitive
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roadrunner
21
Triple 6 Mafia Kings Of Memphis: Underground Vol. 3 Billboard Independent Albums
Kings Of Memphis: Underground Vol. 3
Triple 6 Mafia
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Smoked Out | Street Level
22
De La Soul Art Official Intelligence: Mosaic Thump Billboard Independent Albums
Art Official Intelligence: Mosaic Thump
19  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
23
Merle Haggard If I Could Only Fly Billboard Independent Albums
If I Could Only Fly
17  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Anti- | Epitaph
24
Kenny Rogers There You Go Again Billboard Independent Albums
There You Go Again
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dreamcatcher
25
Mark And Brian Little Drummer Boys Billboard Independent Albums
Little Drummer Boys
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Oglio
26
Marco Antonio Solis En Vivo Billboard Independent Albums
En Vivo
28  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fonovisa
27
Various Artists Q101 Live 101.02 Billboard Independent Albums
Q101 Live 101.02
Last
27  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Q101
28
Kittie Spit Billboard Independent Albums
Spit
37  Last
Peak
46  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ng | Artemis
29
Los Angeles de Charly Un Sueno Billboard Independent Albums
Un Sueno
34  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fonovisa
30
Los Tigres del Norte De Paisano A Paisano Billboard Independent Albums
De Paisano A Paisano
33  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fonovisa
31
John Hiatt Crossing Muddy Waters Billboard Independent Albums
Crossing Muddy Waters
26  Last
Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Vanguard
32
Flesh-N-Bone 5th Dog Let Loose Billboard Independent Albums
5th Dog Let Loose
30  Last
Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mo Thugs/In The Paint | Koch
33
X-Raided Vengeance Is Mine Billboard Independent Albums
Vengeance Is Mine
Last
33  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Black Market
34
Type O Negative The Least Worst Of Billboard Independent Albums
The Least Worst Of
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roadrunner
35
The Rippingtons Featuring Russ Freeman Life In The Tropics Billboard Independent Albums
Life In The Tropics
29  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Peak | Concord
36
Less Than Jake Borders & Boundaries Billboard Independent Albums
Borders & Boundaries
36  Last
Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fat Wreck Chords
37
Afu-Ra Body Of The Life Force Billboard Independent Albums
Body Of The Life Force
32  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
D&D/In The Paint/Fat Beats | Koch
38
DJ Escape Party Time 2001 Billboard Independent Albums
Party Time 2001
40  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Groovilicious | Strictly Rhythm
39
Various Artists Badlands: A Tribute To Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska Billboard Independent Albums
Badlands: A Tribute To Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska
24  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sub Pop
40
Spineshank The Height Of Callousness Billboard Independent Albums
The Height Of Callousness
41  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roadrunner
41
Johnnie Taylor Gotta Get The Groove Back Billboard Independent Albums
Gotta Get The Groove Back
42  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Malaco
42
Bebel Gilberto Tanto Tempo Billboard Independent Albums
Tanto Tempo
31  Last
29  Peak
19  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ziriguiboom | Six Degrees
43
Snoop Dogg & Tha Eastsidaz Snoop Dogg Presents Tha Eastsidaz Billboard Independent Albums
Snoop Dogg Presents Tha Eastsidaz
Snoop Dogg & Tha Eastsidaz
50  Last
Peak
42  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dogg House | TVT
44
Wonder Kids Kid's Silly Songs Sing-A-Longs: 22 Favorite Funtime Songs Billboard Independent Albums
Kid's Silly Songs Sing-A-Longs: 22 Favorite Funtime Songs
48  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wonder Workshop | Madacy
45
The Wonder Kids Choir Kids Christmas Sing-A-Longs: 20 Holiday Favorites Billboard Independent Albums
Kids Christmas Sing-A-Longs: 20 Holiday Favorites
Last
45  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wonder Workshop | Madacy
46
ATB Two Worlds Billboard Independent Albums
Two Worlds
44  Last
44  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Radikal
47
Mannheim Steamroller Fresh Aire 8 Billboard Independent Albums
Fresh Aire 8
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
American Gramaphone
48
Various Artists Too Gangsta For Radio Billboard Independent Albums
Too Gangsta For Radio
35  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Death Row
49
The Countdown Kids Mommy And Me: Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Billboard Independent Albums
Mommy And Me: Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
Last
49  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Madacy
50
The Countdown Kids Mommy And Me: Old MacDonald Had A Farm Billboard Independent Albums
Mommy And Me: Old MacDonald Had A Farm
Last
50  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Madacy
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