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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
LAST WEEK
15
WEEKS ON CHART
The Fallout
Imprint/Promotion Label
TVT
Gains in performance

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Play
1
Default The Fallout Billboard Independent Albums
The Fallout
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT
2
Sevendust Animosity Billboard Independent Albums
Animosity
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT
3
Nickel Creek Nickel Creek Billboard Independent Albums
Nickel Creek
Last
Peak
54  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sugar Hill
4
De La Soul AOI: Bionix Billboard Independent Albums
AOI: Bionix
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
5
Dream Street Dream Street Billboard Independent Albums
Dream Street
Last
Peak
27  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
edel | UEG
6
Kittie Oracle Billboard Independent Albums
Oracle
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Artemis
7
Prince The Rainbow Children Billboard Independent Albums
The Rainbow Children
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Redline | NPG
8
IMx IMx Billboard Independent Albums
IMx
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
New Line | T.U.G.
9
Po' White Trash And The Trailer Park Symphony Po' Like Dis Billboard Independent Albums
Po' Like Dis
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Pocket Change
10
Lil Blacky Big Ballin Billboard Independent Albums
Big Ballin
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Triple X | Hit A Lick
11
Barry Manilow Here At The Mayflower Billboard Independent Albums
Here At The Mayflower
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord
12
David Waxman Ultra. Chilled 01 Billboard Independent Albums
Ultra. Chilled 01
13  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ultra
13
Louie DeVito N.Y.C. Underground Party Volume 4 Billboard Independent Albums
N.Y.C. Underground Party Volume 4
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Musicrama | Dee Vee
14
DJ Skribble Essential Presents: Skribble's House Billboard Independent Albums
Essential Presents: Skribble's House
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
London-Sire | Big Beat/Warner.esp
15
Various Artists Jock James: The All Star Jock James Billboard Independent Albums
Jock James: The All Star Jock James
20  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
16
Joan Sebastian En Vivo: Desde La Plaza El Progreso De Guadalajara Billboard Independent Albums
En Vivo: Desde La Plaza El Progreso De Guadalajara
22  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Balboa | Musart
17
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Put Yo Hood Up Billboard Independent Albums
Put Yo Hood Up
14  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | BME
18
Insane Clown Posse Forgotten Freshness Volume 3 Billboard Independent Albums
Forgotten Freshness Volume 3
16  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Psychopathic
19
Walter Beasley Rendezvous Billboard Independent Albums
Rendezvous
Last
19  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie
20
The Hit Crew Proud To Be American Billboard Independent Albums
Proud To Be American
15  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Turn Up The Music
21
Outlawz Novakane Billboard Independent Albums
Novakane
10  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | In The Paint
22
Basement Jaxx Rooty Billboard Independent Albums
Rooty
24  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Astralwerks | XL
23
Paul Van Dyk The Politics Of Dancing Billboard Independent Albums
The Politics Of Dancing
21  Last
11  Peak
10  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ministry Of Sound
24
Sigur Ros Agaetis Byrjun Billboard Independent Albums
Agaetis Byrjun
30  Last
24  Peak
10  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PIAS
25
Darude Before The Storm Billboard Independent Albums
Before The Storm
18  Last
11  Peak
36  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Strictly Rhythm | Groovilicious
26
Regina Belle This Is Regina Billboard Independent Albums
This Is Regina
44  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Peak
27
Dashboard Confessional The Places You Have Come To Fear The Most Billboard Independent Albums
The Places You Have Come To Fear The Most
37  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Vagrant
28
The White Stripes White Blood Cells Billboard Independent Albums
White Blood Cells
28  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sympathy For The Record Industry
29
DJ Escape Party Time 2002 Billboard Independent Albums
Party Time 2002
29  Last
13  Peak
12  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Strictly Rhythm | Groovilicious
30
The Charlie Daniels Band The Live Record Billboard Independent Albums
The Live Record
31  Last
13  Peak
11  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Blue Hat/Audium
31
La' Chat Murder She Spoke Billboard Independent Albums
Murder She Spoke
19  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | In The Paint
32
The Get Up Kids Eudora Billboard Independent Albums
Eudora
26  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Vagrant | Heroes & Villains
33
Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwo'Ole Alone In Iz World Billboard Independent Albums
Alone In Iz World
33  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mountain Apple | Big Boy
34
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
25  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT
35
Carole King Love Makes The World Billboard Independent Albums
Love Makes The World
41  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Rockingale
36
Soundtrack Tae-Bo Inspirational: Walk By Faith...Not By Sight Billboard Independent Albums
Tae-Bo Inspirational: Walk By Faith...Not By Sight
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tyscot | New Spirit
37
Lovage Music To Make Love To Your Old Lady By Billboard Independent Albums
Music To Make Love To Your Old Lady By
Last
37  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy | 75 Ark
38
Mannheim Steamroller Christmas Extraordinaire Billboard Independent Albums
Christmas Extraordinaire
Last
Peak
12  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
American Gramaphone
39
Various Artists Punk O Rama 2001 Vol. 6  Billboard Independent Albums
Punk O Rama 2001 Vol. 6
27  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph
40
Blessed Journey For The Heart Billboard Independent Albums
Journey For The Heart
Last
30  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ultimate
41
Various Artists Get The Blues! Billboard Independent Albums
Get The Blues!
Last
25  Peak
11  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
NARM
42
North Mississippi Allstars 51 Phantom Billboard Independent Albums
51 Phantom
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Artemis | Tone-Cool
43
St. John's Children's Choir God Bless The U.S.A. -- Kids Sing Songs For America Billboard Independent Albums
God Bless The U.S.A. -- Kids Sing Songs For America
Last
15  Peak
10  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Madacy | Madacy Kids!
44
The Riddler Dance Mix NYC Billboard Independent Albums
Dance Mix NYC
43  Last
37  Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy | Silver Label
45
Elvis Presley Elvis: The Very Best Of Love Billboard Independent Albums
Elvis: The Very Best Of Love
Last
45  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Madacy | BMG Canada/Madacy Special Products
46
Fugazi The Argument Billboard Independent Albums
The Argument
45  Last
Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dischord
47
Thursday Full Collapse Billboard Independent Albums
Full Collapse
46  Last
46  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Victory
48
Coo Coo Cal Disturbed Billboard Independent Albums
Disturbed
42  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy | Infinite
49
John Hiatt The Tiki Bar Is Open Billboard Independent Albums
The Tiki Bar Is Open
48  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Vanguard
50
Los Temerarios Baladas Rancheras Billboard Independent Albums
Baladas Rancheras
35  Last
22  Peak
11  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fonovisa
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