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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
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
High Violet
Imprint/Promotion Label
4AD
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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Play
1
The National High Violet Billboard Independent Albums
High Violet
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
4AD
2
As I Lay Dying Powerless Rise Billboard Independent Albums
Powerless Rise
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Metal Blade
3
Bullet For My Valentine Fever Billboard Independent Albums
Fever
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
PREVIOUS WEEK
3
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
4
Sleigh Bells Treats Billboard Independent Albums
Treats
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mom + Pop | N.E.E.T.
5
Jackson Browne David Lindley Love Is Strange Billboard Independent Albums
Love Is Strange
Jackson Browne David Lindley
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Inside
6
Trina Amazin' Billboard Independent Albums
Amazin'
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
1
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Slip-N-Slide
7
Jimmy Buffett Encores Billboard Independent Albums
Encores
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
PREVIOUS WEEK
8
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mailboat
8
The New Pornographers Together Billboard Independent Albums
Together
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
2
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Matador
9
Boondox South Of Hell Billboard Independent Albums
South Of Hell
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Psychopathic
10
Soundtrack Crazy Heart Billboard Independent Albums
Crazy Heart
10  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
4
PREVIOUS WEEK
10
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
New West | Fox/Fox Searchlight
11
8Ball & MJG Ten Toes Down Billboard Independent Albums
Ten Toes Down
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
6
LAST WEEK
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Grand Hustle
12
Josh Ritter So Runs The World Away Billboard Independent Albums
So Runs The World Away
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
7
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Pytheas
13
Jason Aldean Wide Open Billboard Independent Albums
Wide Open
11  Last
Peak
58  Weeks
11
PREVIOUS WEEK
11
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BBMG | Broken Bow
14
The Hold Steady Heaven Is Whenever Billboard Independent Albums
Heaven Is Whenever
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
4
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Vagrant
15
Jennifer Knapp Letting Go Billboard Independent Albums
Letting Go
Last
15  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
15
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Thirty Tigers | Graylin
16
Slash Slash Billboard Independent Albums
Slash
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
8
PREVIOUS WEEK
15
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dik Hayd
17
Colt Ford Chicken & Biscuits Billboard Independent Albums
Chicken & Biscuits
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
7
PREVIOUS WEEK
13
LAST WEEK
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Average Joes
18
Broken Social Scene Forgiveness Rock Record Billboard Independent Albums
Forgiveness Rock Record
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
5
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arts & Crafts
19
She & Him Volume Two Billboard Independent Albums
Volume Two
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
PREVIOUS WEEK
16
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Merge
20
Mumford & Sons Sigh No More Billboard Independent Albums
Sigh No More
37  Last
13  Peak
13  Weeks
28
PREVIOUS WEEK
37
LAST WEEK
13
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
21
Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings I Learned The Hard Way Billboard Independent Albums
I Learned The Hard Way
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
6
PREVIOUS WEEK
14
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Daptone
22
Taproot Plead The Fifth Billboard Independent Albums
Plead The Fifth
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
22
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Victory
23
Phoenix Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix Billboard Independent Albums
Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
21  Last
Peak
53  Weeks
15
PREVIOUS WEEK
21
LAST WEEK
2
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Loyaute
24
Matt Kennon Matt Kennon Billboard Independent Albums
Matt Kennon
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BamaJam
25
Minus The Bear OMNI Billboard Independent Albums
OMNI
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
9
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
dangerbird
26
Vampire Weekend Contra Billboard Independent Albums
Contra
20  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
16
PREVIOUS WEEK
20
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XL
27
The Dirty Heads Any Port In A Storm Billboard Independent Albums
Any Port In A Storm
23  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
PREVIOUS WEEK
23
LAST WEEK
10
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Executive Music Group
28
Cage The Elephant Cage The Elephant Billboard Independent Albums
Cage The Elephant
24  Last
Peak
57  Weeks
20
PREVIOUS WEEK
24
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
57
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | DSP
29
Sage Francis Li(F)e Billboard Independent Albums
Li(F)e
Last
29  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
29
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph | Strange Famous/Anti-
30
The Expendables Prove It Billboard Independent Albums
Prove It
Last
30  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
30
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Stoopid
31
Flying Lotus Cosmogramma Billboard Independent Albums
Cosmogramma
17  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
17
LAST WEEK
17
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warp
32
Five Finger Death Punch War Is The Answer Billboard Independent Albums
War Is The Answer
26  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
21
PREVIOUS WEEK
26
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Prospect Park
33
Drowning Pool Drowning Pool Billboard Independent Albums
Drowning Pool
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
5
PREVIOUS WEEK
18
LAST WEEK
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
E7LG | Eleven Seven
34
Peggy Lee Come Rain Or Come Shine Billboard Independent Albums
Come Rain Or Come Shine
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
9
PREVIOUS WEEK
19
LAST WEEK
7
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Starbucks | EMI Special Markets
35
Nonpoint Miracle Billboard Independent Albums
Miracle
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
12
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rocket Science Ventures | 954
36
The xx xx Billboard Independent Albums
xx
32  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
22
PREVIOUS WEEK
32
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Young Turks
37
Motley Crue Greatest Hits Billboard Independent Albums
Greatest Hits
34  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
24
PREVIOUS WEEK
34
LAST WEEK
9
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
E7LG | Motley/Eleven Seven
38
Pearl Jam Backspacer Billboard Independent Albums
Backspacer
30  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
29
PREVIOUS WEEK
30
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Monkeywrench
39
Various Artists Punk Goes Classic Rock Billboard Independent Albums
Punk Goes Classic Rock
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
3
PREVIOUS WEEK
22
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fearless
40
Merle Haggard I Am What I Am Billboard Independent Albums
I Am What I Am
29  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
19
PREVIOUS WEEK
29
LAST WEEK
11
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Welk | Hag/Vanguard
41
Jonsi Go Billboard Independent Albums
Go
40  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
PREVIOUS WEEK
40
LAST WEEK
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XL
42
Gogol Bordello Trans-Continental Hustle Billboard Independent Albums
Trans-Continental Hustle
28  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
PREVIOUS WEEK
28
LAST WEEK
12
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
American
43
Chely Wright Lifted Off The Ground Billboard Independent Albums
Lifted Off The Ground
35  Last
35  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
35
LAST WEEK
35
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Welk | Painted Red/Vanguard
44
Caribou Swim Billboard Independent Albums
Swim
43  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
26
PREVIOUS WEEK
43
LAST WEEK
14
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Merge
45
Juanita Bynum More Passion Billboard Independent Albums
More Passion
36  Last
36  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
36
LAST WEEK
36
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Flow
46
Jimmy Buffett Buffet Hotel Billboard Independent Albums
Buffet Hotel
27  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
18
PREVIOUS WEEK
27
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mailboat
47
Phosphorescent Here's To Taking It Easy Billboard Independent Albums
Here's To Taking It Easy
Last
47  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
47
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dead Oceans
48
Silversun Pickups Swoon Billboard Independent Albums
Swoon
Last
Peak
53  Weeks
49
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
dangerbird
49
BeBe & CeCe Winans Still Billboard Independent Albums
Still
38  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
31
PREVIOUS WEEK
38
LAST WEEK
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Malaco | B&C
50
Ashlyne Huff Ashlyne Huff (EP) Billboard Independent Albums
Ashlyne Huff (EP)
Last
50  Peak
Weeks
-
PREVIOUS WEEK
-
LAST WEEK
50
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Liquid Digital Media
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