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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
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
2
WEEKS ON CHART
Disturbed
Imprint/Promotion Label
Tommy Boy | Infinite

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1
Coo Coo Cal Disturbed Billboard Independent Albums
Disturbed
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy | Infinite
2
Dream Street Dream Street Billboard Independent Albums
Dream Street
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
edel | UEG
3
RZA As Bobby Digital Digital Bullet Billboard Independent Albums
Digital Bullet
RZA As Bobby Digital
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Wu-Tang/In The Paint
4
Snoop Dogg Presents Tha Eastsidaz Duces 'N Trayz--The Old Fashioned Way Billboard Independent Albums
Duces 'N Trayz--The Old Fashioned Way
Snoop Dogg Presents Tha Eastsidaz
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT
5
Baldhead Slick & Da Click Baldhead Slick & Da Click Billboard Independent Albums
Baldhead Slick & Da Click
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:
Landspeed | Ill Kid
6
Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwo'Ole Alone In Iz World Billboard Independent Albums
Alone In Iz World
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mountain Apple | Big Boy
7
Jay Farrar Sebastopol Billboard Independent Albums
Sebastopol
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Artemis
8
Various Artists The 41st Side Billboard Independent Albums
The 41st Side
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Landspeed | Lake
9
John Hiatt The Tiki Bar Is Open Billboard Independent Albums
The Tiki Bar Is Open
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Vanguard
10
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Put Yo Hood Up Billboard Independent Albums
Put Yo Hood Up
Last
Peak
19  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | BME
11
Kurupt Space Boogie: Smoke Oddessey Billboard Independent Albums
Space Boogie: Smoke Oddessey
10  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Artemis | Antra
12
Nickel Creek Nickel Creek Billboard Independent Albums
Nickel Creek
Last
Peak
39  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sugar Hill
13
Methrone Picture Me Billboard Independent Albums
Picture Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Claytown
14
Tha Dogg Pound Death Row Presents: Tha Dogg Pound 2002 Billboard Independent Albums
Death Row Presents: Tha Dogg Pound 2002
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
D3 | Death Row
15
Los Tigres del Norte Uniendo Fronteras Billboard Independent Albums
Uniendo Fronteras
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fonovisa
16
Various Artists Big Idea's VeggieTales: Silly Songs With Larry Billboard Independent Albums
Big Idea's VeggieTales: Silly Songs With Larry
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lyrick Studios | Big Idea/Word
17
Joan Sebastian En Vivo: Desde La Plaza El Progreso De Guadalajara Billboard Independent Albums
En Vivo: Desde La Plaza El Progreso De Guadalajara
25  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Balboa | Musart
18
Darude Before The Storm Billboard Independent Albums
Before The Storm
16  Last
11  Peak
21  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Strictly Rhythm | Groovilicious
19
King's X Manic Moonlight Billboard Independent Albums
Manic Moonlight
Last
19  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Metal Blade
20
DJ Escape Party Time 2002 Billboard Independent Albums
Party Time 2002
21  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Strictly Rhythm | Groovilicious
21
ATB/George Acosta Trance Nation America Two Billboard Independent Albums
Trance Nation America Two
ATB/George Acosta
15  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ultra
22
Dennis Da Menace The Wonderful World Of Dennis Billboard Independent Albums
The Wonderful World Of Dennis
27  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
1st Avenue
23
Christina Aguilera Just Be Free Billboard Independent Albums
Just Be Free
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JFB | Platinum
24
Various Artists Thrill Da Playa Presents -- Dunks N D's Billboard Independent Albums
Thrill Da Playa Presents -- Dunks N D's
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Thundershot | Home Bass
25
Soulja Slim The Streets Made Me Billboard Independent Albums
The Streets Made Me
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
No Limit South
26
Paul Oakenfold Ibiza Billboard Independent Albums
Ibiza
19  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mushroom | Perfecto
27
DJ Ricky Corbo Webster Hall's Tranzformed  Billboard Independent Albums
Webster Hall's Tranzformed
Last
27  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Webster Hall NYC
28
Greg O'Quin 'N Joyful Noyze Cliches Billboard Independent Albums
Cliches
49  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
WorldWide
29
Cormega The Realness Billboard Independent Albums
The Realness
17  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Landspeed | Legal Hustle
30
Orbital The Altogether Billboard Independent Albums
The Altogether
22  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
London-Sire | FFRR
31
Various Artists Get The Blues! Billboard Independent Albums
Get The Blues!
39  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
NARM
32
Gillian Welch Time (The Revelator) Billboard Independent Albums
Time (The Revelator)
26  Last
Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Acony
33
Various Artists Punk O Rama 2001 Vol. 6  Billboard Independent Albums
Punk O Rama 2001 Vol. 6
23  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph
34
Pennywise Land Of The Free? Billboard Independent Albums
Land Of The Free?
24  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph
35
Herbie Hancock Future 2 Future Billboard Independent Albums
Future 2 Future
Last
35  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Transparent
36
Soldierz At War Whazzup Joe? Billboard Independent Albums
Whazzup Joe?
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Millitary
37
Jack Johnson Brushfire Fairytales Billboard Independent Albums
Brushfire Fairytales
30  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Enjoy
38
Carlton Pearson And The Azusa Mass Choir Live At Azusa 4 Billboard Independent Albums
Live At Azusa 4
Last
38  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy | Tommy Boy Gospel
39
DJ Icey Essential Elements: The Breaks Element Billboard Independent Albums
Essential Elements: The Breaks Element
34  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
London-Sire | FFRR
40
Jane Monheit Come Dream With Me Billboard Independent Albums
Come Dream With Me
31  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warlock | N-Coded
41
Marco Antonio Solis Mas De Mi Alma Billboard Independent Albums
Mas De Mi Alma
32  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fonovisa
42
Dru Down Pimpin' Phernelia Billboard Independent Albums
Pimpin' Phernelia
20  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AMC
43
Mr. Spitflame Tangle Wit Me Vol. 1 Billboard Independent Albums
Tangle Wit Me Vol. 1
28  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Stoney Burke | Spitflame
44
Jump (Little Children) Vertigo Billboard Independent Albums
Vertigo
Last
44  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EZ Chief
45
DSGB Down South Georgia Boys The Last Supper Billboard Independent Albums
The Last Supper
Last
45  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Khaotic Generation
46
Baha Men Who Let The Dogs Out Billboard Independent Albums
Who Let The Dogs Out
44  Last
Peak
62  Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Artemis | S-Curve
47
Various Artists Poet: A Tribute To Townes Van Zandt Billboard Independent Albums
Poet: A Tribute To Townes Van Zandt
29  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Freefalls
48
Various Artists More Sounds Of Halloween Billboard Independent Albums
More Sounds Of Halloween
Last
48  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Madacy
49
Bad Boy Joe The Best Of Freestyle Megamix Volume 2 Billboard Independent Albums
The Best Of Freestyle Megamix Volume 2
40  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Musicrama | What If
50
Gangsta Blac Down South Flava Billboard Independent Albums
Down South Flava
33  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | In The Paint
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