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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
5
WEEKS AT NO. 1
13
WEEKS ON CHART
Kings Of Crunk
Imprint/Promotion Label
TVT | BME
Gains in performance

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Play
1
Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz Kings Of Crunk Billboard Independent Albums
Kings Of Crunk
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT | BME
2
50 Cent Guess Who's Back? Billboard Independent Albums
Guess Who's Back?
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Full Clip
3
Susan Tedeschi Wait For Me Billboard Independent Albums
Wait For Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Artemis | Tone-Cool
4
Louie DeVito N.Y.C. Underground Party 5 Billboard Independent Albums
N.Y.C. Underground Party 5
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Musicrama | Dee Vee
5
Interpol Turn On The Bright Lights Billboard Independent Albums
Turn On The Bright Lights
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Matador
6
Dashboard Confessional MTV Unplugged V 2.0 Billboard Independent Albums
MTV Unplugged V 2.0
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Vagrant
7
Sister Hazel Chasing Daylight Billboard Independent Albums
Chasing Daylight
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sixthman
8
Taking Back Sunday Tell All Your Friends Billboard Independent Albums
Tell All Your Friends
10  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Victory
9
Transplants Transplants Billboard Independent Albums
Transplants
11  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph | Hellcat
10
Sugarcult Start Static Billboard Independent Albums
Start Static
Last
Peak
40  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Artemis | Ultimatum
11
Jim Johnston World Wrestling Entertainment Presents: WWE Anthology (Soundtrack) Billboard Independent Albums
World Wrestling Entertainment Presents: WWE Anthology (Soundtrack)
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Smack Down!
12
The Streets Original Pirate Material Billboard Independent Albums
Original Pirate Material
13  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | Vice
13
Nickel Creek This Side Billboard Independent Albums
This Side
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sugar Hill
14
Royce da 5'9" Rock City Billboard Independent Albums
Rock City
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | Game/In The Paint
15
Insane Clown Posse The Wraith: Shangri-La Billboard Independent Albums
The Wraith: Shangri-La
15  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Riviera | Psychopathic/D3
16
The All-American Rejects The All-American Rejects Billboard Independent Albums
The All-American Rejects
21  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Doghouse
17
Eva Cassidy Imagine Billboard Independent Albums
Imagine
14  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blix Street
18
Buck Howdy Skidaddle! Billboard Independent Albums
Skidaddle!
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Prairie Dog
19
The Raveonettes Whip It On (EP) Billboard Independent Albums
Whip It On (EP)
34  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
The Orchard | Crunchy Frog
20
Paul Weller Illumination Billboard Independent Albums
Illumination
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Yep Roc
21
Default The Fallout Billboard Independent Albums
The Fallout
17  Last
Peak
68  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
68
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT
22
Da Headbussaz Dat's How It Happen To'm Billboard Independent Albums
Dat's How It Happen To'm
23  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Street Level | FE/Hypnotize Minds
23
Joan Sebastian Afortunado Billboard Independent Albums
Afortunado
19  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Balboa | Musart
24
Shekinah Glory Ministry Praise Is What I Do Billboard Independent Albums
Praise Is What I Do
22  Last
22  Peak
26  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PGE | Kingdom
25
Dashboard Confessional The Places You Have Come To Fear The Most Billboard Independent Albums
The Places You Have Come To Fear The Most
18  Last
Peak
60  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
60
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Vagrant
26
Thievery Corporation The Richest Man In Babylon Billboard Independent Albums
The Richest Man In Babylon
26  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Caroline | ESL
27
Khia Featuring DSD Thug Misses Billboard Independent Albums
Thug Misses
Khia Featuring DSD
27  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Artemis | Dirty Down
28
The New Broadway Cast Recording Flower Drum Song Billboard Independent Albums
Flower Drum Song
24  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | DRG
29
Thursday Full Collapse Billboard Independent Albums
Full Collapse
25  Last
Peak
52  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Victory
30
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
30  Last
11  Peak
15  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Saddle Creek
31
Georgia Mass Choir I Owe You The Praise Billboard Independent Albums
I Owe You The Praise
29  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Malaco | Savoy
32
Aimee Mann Lost In Space Billboard Independent Albums
Lost In Space
28  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
United Musicians | SuperEgo
33
Juanita Bynum Behind The Veil: Morning Glory 2 Billboard Independent Albums
Behind The Veil: Morning Glory 2
Last
33  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shekinah International
34
Boston Corporate America Billboard Independent Albums
Corporate America
20  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Artemis
35
Various Artists Vans Warped Tour 2002 Compilation Billboard Independent Albums
Vans Warped Tour 2002 Compilation
35  Last
Peak
29  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
29
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SideOneDummy
36
Spoon Kill The Moonlight Billboard Independent Albums
Kill The Moonlight
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Merge
37
Pretenders Loose Screw Billboard Independent Albums
Loose Screw
33  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Artemis
38
Ying Yang Twins Alley: The Return Of The Ying Yang Twins Billboard Independent Albums
Alley: The Return Of The Ying Yang Twins
36  Last
Peak
42  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Koch | ColliPark/In The Paint
39
Delbert McClinton Room To Breathe Billboard Independent Albums
Room To Breathe
31  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
New West
40
Lil Rob The Album Billboard Independent Albums
The Album
48  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Upstairs
41
David Waxman Ultra.Chilled 03 Billboard Independent Albums
Ultra.Chilled 03
40  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ultra
42
Various Artists Reggae Gold 2002 Billboard Independent Albums
Reggae Gold 2002
41  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VP
43
Flogging Molly Drunken Lullabies Billboard Independent Albums
Drunken Lullabies
42  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SideOneDummy
44
Steve Earle Jerusalem Billboard Independent Albums
Jerusalem
37  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Artemis | E-Squared
45
Solomon Burke Don't Give Up On Me Billboard Independent Albums
Don't Give Up On Me
46  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph | Fat Possum/Anti-
46
Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwo'Ole Alone In Iz World Billboard Independent Albums
Alone In Iz World
47  Last
Peak
46  Weeks
47
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mountain Apple | Big Boy
47
Various Artists TV Guide: 50 All-Time Favorite TV Themes Billboard Independent Albums
TV Guide: 50 All-Time Favorite TV Themes
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TVT
48
Hot Hot Heat Make Up The Breakdown Billboard Independent Albums
Make Up The Breakdown
Last
48  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sub Pop
49
The Distillers Sing Sing Death House Billboard Independent Albums
Sing Sing Death House
Last
29  Peak
14  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph | Hellcat
50
Various Artists Ultimate Power Of Love Billboard Independent Albums
Ultimate Power Of Love
Last
10  Peak
20  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Madacy
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