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INDEPENDENT ALBUMS

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New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
Chickenfoot
Imprint/Promotion Label
Redline
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
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1
Chickenfoot Chickenfoot Billboard Independent Albums
Chickenfoot
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Redline
2
Rancid Let The Dominoes Fall Billboard Independent Albums
Let The Dominoes Fall
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hellcat | Epitaph
3
Jason Aldean Wide Open Billboard Independent Albums
Wide Open
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Broken Bow | BBMG
4
Dane Cook ISolated INcident Billboard Independent Albums
ISolated INcident
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Comedy Central
5
Grizzly Bear Veckatimest Billboard Independent Albums
Veckatimest
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warp
6
eels Hombre Lobo: 12 Songs Of Desire Billboard Independent Albums
Hombre Lobo: 12 Songs Of Desire
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
e works | Vagrant
7
Prince/Bria Valente Lotus Flow3r/MPLSoUND/Elix3r Billboard Independent Albums
Lotus Flow3r/MPLSoUND/Elix3r
Prince/Bria Valente
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
NPG
8
Phoenix Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix Billboard Independent Albums
Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Loyaute | Glassnote
9
The Sounds Crossing The Rubicon Billboard Independent Albums
Crossing The Rubicon
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arnioki/Original Signal | Universal Motown
10
Iron And Wine Around The Well Billboard Independent Albums
Around The Well
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sub Pop
11
Silversun Pickups Swoon Billboard Independent Albums
Swoon
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
dangerbird
12
Cage The Elephant Cage The Elephant Billboard Independent Albums
Cage The Elephant
12  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
DSP | Jive
13
Gucci Mane Murder Was The Case Billboard Independent Albums
Murder Was The Case
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Big Cat | Tommy Boy
14
The Ting Tings We Started Nothing Billboard Independent Albums
We Started Nothing
17  Last
Peak
55  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
55
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
15
Mandy Moore Amanda Leigh Billboard Independent Albums
Amanda Leigh
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Storefront
16
Steve Earle Townes Billboard Independent Albums
Townes
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
New West
17
Brian Courtney Wilson Just Love Billboard Independent Albums
Just Love
Last
17  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Music World Gospel | Music World
18
Passion Pit Manners Billboard Independent Albums
Manners
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Frenchkiss | Columbia
19
The Devil Wears Prada With Roots Above And Branches Below Billboard Independent Albums
With Roots Above And Branches Below
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ferret
20
Ruben Studdard Love Is Billboard Independent Albums
Love Is
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
19 | Hickory
21
Adam Lambert Season 8 Favorite Performances Billboard Independent Albums
Season 8 Favorite Performances
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
19
22
Tech N9ne Collabos Sickology 101 Billboard Independent Albums
Sickology 101
Tech N9ne Collabos
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Strange | RBC
23
Drop Dead, Gorgeous The Hot N' Heavy Billboard Independent Albums
The Hot N' Heavy
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Suretone | Fontana Intertational
24
Original Broadway Cast Recording Rock Of Ages Billboard Independent Albums
Rock Of Ages
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
New Line
25
Matt And Kim Grand Billboard Independent Albums
Grand
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
FADER Label
26
Eyes Set To Kill The World Outside Billboard Independent Albums
The World Outside
Eyes Set To Kill
Last
26  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BreakSilence | Suburban Noize
27
Ray LaMontagne Gossip In The Grain Billboard Independent Albums
Gossip In The Grain
41  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
28
Luis Enrique Ciclos Billboard Independent Albums
Ciclos
25  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Top Stop | Sony Music Latin
29
Metric Fantasies Billboard Independent Albums
Fantasies
27  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Metric | Last Gang
30
A Day To Remember Homesick Billboard Independent Albums
Homesick
31  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Victory
31
White Rabbits It's Frightening Billboard Independent Albums
It's Frightening
33  Last
31  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TBD
32
Slim Thug Boss Of All Bosses Billboard Independent Albums
Boss Of All Bosses
26  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Boss Hogg Outlawz | eOne
33
Colt Ford Ride Through The Country Billboard Independent Albums
Ride Through The Country
32  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Average Joes
34
Bon Iver For Emma, Forever Ago Billboard Independent Albums
For Emma, Forever Ago
36  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jagjaguwar
35
NOFX Coaster Billboard Independent Albums
Coaster
29  Last
Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fat Wreck Chords
36
Neko Case Middle Cyclone Billboard Independent Albums
Middle Cyclone
24  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Anti- | Epitaph
37
Fleet Foxes Fleet Foxes Billboard Independent Albums
Fleet Foxes
39  Last
Peak
53  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sub Pop
38
Ziggy Marley Family Time Billboard Independent Albums
Family Time
37  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tuff Gong
39
Ski Johnson New Beginnings Billboard Independent Albums
New Beginnings
Ski Johnson
Last
39  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wide-A-Wake
40
Elliott Yamin Fight For Love Billboard Independent Albums
Fight For Love
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hickory
41
Various Artists Punk Goes Pop Volume Two Billboard Independent Albums
Punk Goes Pop Volume Two
34  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fearless
42
Conor Oberst And The Mystic Valley Band Outer South Billboard Independent Albums
Outer South
Conor Oberst And The Mystic Valley Band
28  Last
Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Merge
43
Vampire Weekend Vampire Weekend Billboard Independent Albums
Vampire Weekend
42  Last
Peak
71  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
49
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
71
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XL
44
Jim Gaffigan King Baby Billboard Independent Albums
King Baby
38  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Comedy Central
45
Animal Collective Merriweather Post Pavilion Billboard Independent Albums
Merriweather Post Pavilion
40  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Domino
46
St. Vincent Actor Billboard Independent Albums
Actor
30  Last
Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
4AD | Beggars Group
47
Bishop Larry D. Trotter & The Sweet Holy Spirit Combined Choirs I Still Believe Billboard Independent Albums
I Still Believe
Bishop Larry D. Trotter & The Sweet Holy Spirit Combined Choirs
Last
47  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Utopia/Tyscot | Taseis
48
Tony Okungbowa Total Dance 2009 Billboard Independent Albums
Total Dance 2009
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ThriveDance | Thrive
49
Marisela 20 Exitos Inmortales Billboard Independent Albums
20 Exitos Inmortales
Last
29  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IM
50
Radiohead In Rainbows Billboard Independent Albums
In Rainbows
49  Last
Peak
73  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
73
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TBD | ATO
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