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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
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Imprint/Promotion Label
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Pearl Jam Backspacer Billboard Independent Albums
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Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Monkeywrench
2
Dethklok Metalocalypse: Dethalbum II (Soundtrack) Billboard Independent Albums
Metalocalypse: Dethalbum II (Soundtrack)
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
[adult swim] | Williams Street
3
Jason Aldean Wide Open Billboard Independent Albums
Wide Open
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BBMG | Broken Bow
4
Hatebreed Hatebreed Billboard Independent Albums
Hatebreed
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | No Name
5
Monsters Of Folk Monsters Of Folk Billboard Independent Albums
Monsters Of Folk
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shangri-La
6
David Gray Draw The Line Billboard Independent Albums
Draw The Line
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Downtown | iht/Mercer Street
7
Various Artists The Mountain 103.7 FM: Live From The Mountain Music Lounge Volume 15 Billboard Independent Albums
The Mountain 103.7 FM: Live From The Mountain Music Lounge Volume 15
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Starbucks | KMTT
8
Soundtrack Fame Billboard Independent Albums
Fame
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lakeshore
9
Marques Houston Mr. Houston Billboard Independent Albums
Mr. Houston
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
T.U.G. | Musicworks
10
Phoenix Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix Billboard Independent Albums
Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Loyaute
11
Jim Brickman Beautiful World Billboard Independent Albums
Beautiful World
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Somerset
12
Rodrigo y Gabriela 11:11 Billboard Independent Albums
11:11
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ATO | Rubyworks
13
Various Artists Silky Soul Music... An All-Star Tribute To Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly Billboard Independent Albums
Silky Soul Music... An All-Star Tribute To Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Brantera
14
Various Artists KINK Live Twelve Billboard Independent Albums
KINK Live Twelve
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Starbucks | KINK
15
Austrian Death Machine Double Brutal Billboard Independent Albums
Double Brutal
Last
15  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Metal Blade
16
Skyzoo The Salvation Billboard Independent Albums
The Salvation
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Duck Down | Jamla
17
Cage The Elephant Cage The Elephant Billboard Independent Albums
Cage The Elephant
19  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | DSP
18
Phish Joy Billboard Independent Albums
Joy
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JEMP
19
Chickenfoot Chickenfoot Billboard Independent Albums
Chickenfoot
20  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Redline
20
Bob Schneider Lovely Creatures Billboard Independent Albums
Lovely Creatures
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Kirtland | Shockorama
21
Mack 10 Soft White Billboard Independent Albums
Soft White
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hoo-Bangin'
22
The Black Crowes Before The Frost...Until The Freeze Billboard Independent Albums
Before The Frost...Until The Freeze
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Silver Arrow
23
Ace Frehley Anomaly Billboard Independent Albums
Anomaly
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bronx Born
24
Insane Clown Posse Bang! Pow! Boom! Billboard Independent Albums
Bang! Pow! Boom!
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Psychopathic
25
Arctic Monkeys Humbug Billboard Independent Albums
Humbug
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Domino
26
Lil Rob Love & Hate Billboard Independent Albums
Love & Hate
Last
26  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Upstairs
27
Girls Album Billboard Independent Albums
Album
24  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
True Panther Sounds | Fantasy Trashcan
28
Kris Kristofferson Closer To The Bone Billboard Independent Albums
Closer To The Bone
Last
28  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
New West
29
Yo La Tengo Popular Songs Billboard Independent Albums
Popular Songs
29  Last
Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Matador
30
Buckcherry Live & Loud 2009 Billboard Independent Albums
Live & Loud 2009
Last
30  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
E7LG | Eleven Seven
31
Trick Daddy Finally Famous: Born A Thug, Still A Thug Billboard Independent Albums
Finally Famous: Born A Thug, Still A Thug
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dunk Ryders
32
The Black Dahlia Murder Deflorate Billboard Independent Albums
Deflorate
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Metal Blade
33
Silversun Pickups Swoon Billboard Independent Albums
Swoon
28  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
dangerbird
34
All Time Low Nothing Personal Billboard Independent Albums
Nothing Personal
30  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hopeless
35
Brother Ali Us Billboard Independent Albums
Us
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhymesayers
36
Earnest Pugh LIVE: Rain On Us Billboard Independent Albums
LIVE: Rain On Us
37  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
WorldWide | EPM/Blacksmoke
37
Shadows Fall Retribution Billboard Independent Albums
Retribution
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ILG | Everblack Industries/Ferret
38
Strung Out Agents Of The Underg Billboard Independent Albums
Agents Of The Underg
Last
38  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fat Wreck Chords
39
Third Eye Blind Ursa Major Billboard Independent Albums
Ursa Major
31  Last
Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mega Collider
40
Volcano Choir Unmap Billboard Independent Albums
Unmap
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jagjaguwar
41
Every Time I Die New Junk Aesthetic Billboard Independent Albums
New Junk Aesthetic
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph
42
The Mumlers Don't Throw Me Away Billboard Independent Albums
Don't Throw Me Away
Last
42  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Galaxia
43
Steve Vai Where The Wild Things Are Billboard Independent Albums
Where The Wild Things Are
Last
43  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Favored Nations | Light Without Heat
44
Colt Ford Ride Through The Country Billboard Independent Albums
Ride Through The Country
36  Last
18  Peak
22  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Average Joes
45
Vickie Winans How I Got Over Billboard Independent Albums
How I Got Over
26  Last
Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Destiny Joy
46
Grizzly Bear Veckatimest Billboard Independent Albums
Veckatimest
38  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warp
47
KRS-One & Buckshot Survival Skills Billboard Independent Albums
Survival Skills
KRS-One & Buckshot
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Duck Down
48
Soundtrack Sons Of Anarchy: North Country (EP) Billboard Independent Albums
Sons Of Anarchy: North Country (EP)
Last
48  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
20th Century Fox
49
Children Of Bodom Skeletons In The Closet Billboard Independent Albums
Skeletons In The Closet
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fontana Intertational | Spinefarm
50
Thrice Beggars Billboard Independent Albums
Beggars
27  Last
Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Vagrant
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