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Sales Data = INDEPENDENT ALBUMS
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
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Imprint/Promotion Label
Sugar Hill

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1
Nickel Creek This Side Billboard Independent Albums
This Side
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sugar Hill
2
Khia Featuring DSD Thug Misses Billboard Independent Albums
Thug Misses
Khia Featuring DSD
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
1
PREVIOUS WEEK
2
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Artemis | Dirty Down
3
Eva Cassidy Imagine Billboard Independent Albums
Imagine
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blix Street
4
Mack 10 Presents Da Hood Mack 10 Presents Da Hood Billboard Independent Albums
Mack 10 Presents Da Hood
Mack 10 Presents Da Hood
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
PREVIOUS WEEK
4
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
D3 | Hoo-Bangin'
5
Sleater-Kinney One Beat Billboard Independent Albums
One Beat
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Kill Rock Stars
6
Conjunto Primavera Perdoname Mi Amor Billboard Independent Albums
Perdoname Mi Amor
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fonovisa
7
Default The Fallout Billboard Independent Albums
The Fallout
Last
Peak
47  Weeks
3
PREVIOUS WEEK
5
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
47
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT
8
Elvis Presley Elvis: The Very Best Of Love Billboard Independent Albums
Elvis: The Very Best Of Love
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
15
PREVIOUS WEEK
3
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Madacy | BMG Canada/Madacy Special Products
9
Various Artists Reggae Gold 2002 Billboard Independent Albums
Reggae Gold 2002
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
11
PREVIOUS WEEK
8
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VP
10
Dolly Parton Halos & Horns Billboard Independent Albums
Halos & Horns
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
PREVIOUS WEEK
7
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sugar Hill | Blue Eye
11
Various Artists Vans Warped Tour 2002 Compilation Billboard Independent Albums
Vans Warped Tour 2002 Compilation
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
4
PREVIOUS WEEK
6
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SideOneDummy
12
Various Artists Punk -O- Rama 7 Billboard Independent Albums
Punk -O- Rama 7
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
6
PREVIOUS WEEK
10
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph
13
Dashboard Confessional The Places You Have Come To Fear The Most Billboard Independent Albums
The Places You Have Come To Fear The Most
12  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
12
PREVIOUS WEEK
12
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Vagrant
14
8Ball Lay It Down Billboard Independent Albums
Lay It Down
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
9
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Draper
15
Interpol Turn On The Bright Lights Billboard Independent Albums
Turn On The Bright Lights
Last
15  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Matador
16
Bright Eyes Lifted or The Story Is In The Soil, Keep Your Ear To The Ground Billboard Independent Albums
Lifted or The Story Is In The Soil, Keep Your Ear To The Ground
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
11
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Saddle Creek
17
Public Enemy Revolverlution Billboard Independent Albums
Revolverlution
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
7
PREVIOUS WEEK
13
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Slam Jamz/In The Paint
18
Banda El Recodo de Cruz Lizarraga No Me Se Rajar Billboard Independent Albums
No Me Se Rajar
24  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
PREVIOUS WEEK
24
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fonovisa
19
Kelly Willis Easy Billboard Independent Albums
Easy
Last
19  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rykodisc
20
Amber Naked Billboard Independent Albums
Naked
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
20
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
21
Sugarcult Start Static Billboard Independent Albums
Start Static
30  Last
19  Peak
19  Weeks
40
PREVIOUS WEEK
30
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Artemis | Ultimatum
22
Los Temerarios Una Lagrima No Basta Billboard Independent Albums
Una Lagrima No Basta
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
8
PREVIOUS WEEK
14
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fonovisa | AFG Sigma
23
Spoon Kill The Moonlight Billboard Independent Albums
Kill The Moonlight
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Merge
24
Ying Yang Twins Alley: The Return Of The Ying Yang Twins Billboard Independent Albums
Alley: The Return Of The Ying Yang Twins
18  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
17
PREVIOUS WEEK
18
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | ColliPark/In The Paint
25
DJ Encore DJ Encore Presents: Ultra.Dance 02 Billboard Independent Albums
DJ Encore Presents: Ultra.Dance 02
22  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
20
PREVIOUS WEEK
22
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ultra
26
Solomon Burke Don't Give Up On Me Billboard Independent Albums
Don't Give Up On Me
15  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
18
PREVIOUS WEEK
15
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph | Fat Possum/Anti-
27
The Riddler Dance Mix NYC -- Vol. 2 Billboard Independent Albums
Dance Mix NYC -- Vol. 2
23  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
19
PREVIOUS WEEK
23
LAST WEEK
19
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tommy Boy
28
Thursday Full Collapse Billboard Independent Albums
Full Collapse
33  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
28
PREVIOUS WEEK
33
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Victory
29
Meshuggah Nothing Billboard Independent Albums
Nothing
21  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
PREVIOUS WEEK
21
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Nuclear Blast
30
Louie DeVito Louie DeVito's Dance Factory Billboard Independent Albums
Louie DeVito's Dance Factory
37  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
35
PREVIOUS WEEK
37
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Musicrama | Dee Vee
31
Neko Case Blacklisted Billboard Independent Albums
Blacklisted
Last
31  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
31
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bloodshot
32
Daz Dillinger This Is The Life I Lead Billboard Independent Albums
This Is The Life I Lead
20  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
30
PREVIOUS WEEK
20
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
D.P.G. | OCF/Free
33
Flogging Molly Drunken Lullabies Billboard Independent Albums
Drunken Lullabies
26  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
27
PREVIOUS WEEK
26
LAST WEEK
8
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SideOneDummy
34
Louie DeVito Louie DeVito's [trance sessions] Billboard Independent Albums
Louie DeVito's [trance sessions]
28  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
26
PREVIOUS WEEK
28
LAST WEEK
26
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Musicrama | Dee Vee
35
Juicy J Chronicles Of The Juice Man: Underground Album Billboard Independent Albums
Chronicles Of The Juice Man: Underground Album
25  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
PREVIOUS WEEK
25
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
North-North
36
Haystak The Natural Billboard Independent Albums
The Natural
17  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
32
PREVIOUS WEEK
17
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | In The Paint
37
Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwo'Ole Alone In Iz World Billboard Independent Albums
Alone In Iz World
35  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
29
PREVIOUS WEEK
35
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mountain Apple | Big Boy
38
Shekinah Glory Ministry Praise Is What I Do Billboard Independent Albums
Praise Is What I Do
44  Last
33  Peak
17  Weeks
49
PREVIOUS WEEK
44
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PGE | Kingdom
39
Onyx Bacdafucup: Part II Billboard Independent Albums
Bacdafucup: Part II
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
9
PREVIOUS WEEK
16
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | The Other People's Money Compnay/In The Paint
40
Frank Black & The Catholics Black Letter Days Billboard Independent Albums
Black Letter Days
Last
40  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
40
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
spinArt
41
Coo Coo Cal Still Walkin Billboard Independent Albums
Still Walkin
32  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
36
PREVIOUS WEEK
32
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Infinite | Black Mafia
42
The Flatlanders Now Again Billboard Independent Albums
Now Again
19  Last
12  Peak
14  Weeks
21
PREVIOUS WEEK
19
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
New West
43
KHM Game Billboard Independent Albums
Game
42  Last
33  Peak
Weeks
45
PREVIOUS WEEK
42
LAST WEEK
33
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Number 6
44
Norman Hutchins Nobody But You Billboard Independent Albums
Nobody But You
40  Last
27  Peak
11  Weeks
50
PREVIOUS WEEK
40
LAST WEEK
27
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JDI
45
Big Daddy Weave One And Only Billboard Independent Albums
One And Only
39  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
39
PREVIOUS WEEK
39
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Spirit-Led | Fervent
46
C-BO West Coast Mafia Billboard Independent Albums
West Coast Mafia
38  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
22
PREVIOUS WEEK
38
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
West Coast Mafia
47
Frank Black & The Catholics Devil's Workshop Billboard Independent Albums
Devil's Workshop
Last
47  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
spinArt
48
O.A.R. Any Time Now Billboard Independent Albums
Any Time Now
27  Last
11  Peak
16  Weeks
43
PREVIOUS WEEK
27
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Everfine
49
Naughty By Nature Iicons Billboard Independent Albums
Iicons
34  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
34
PREVIOUS WEEK
34
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT
50
Various Artists D&D Project II Billboard Independent Albums
D&D Project II
Last
35  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
D&D
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