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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
Night Work
Imprint/Promotion Label
Downtown | Polydor
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Scissor Sisters Night Work Billboard Independent Albums
Night Work
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Downtown | Polydor
2
Soundtrack The Twilight Saga: Eclipse: The Score Billboard Independent Albums
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse: The Score
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Summit
3
Dwele W.ants W.orld W.omen Billboard Independent Albums
W.ants W.orld W.omen
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | RT
4
Parkway Drive Deep Blue Billboard Independent Albums
Deep Blue
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph
5
Keith Sweat Ridin' Solo Billboard Independent Albums
Ridin' Solo
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Kedar
6
Wolf Parade Expo 86 Billboard Independent Albums
Expo 86
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sub Pop
7
Various Artists Vans Warped Tour 2010 Compilation Billboard Independent Albums
Vans Warped Tour 2010 Compilation
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SideOneDummy
8
Mumford & Sons Sigh No More Billboard Independent Albums
Sigh No More
13  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
9
Emarosa Emarosa Billboard Independent Albums
Emarosa
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rise
10
Cyndi Lauper Memphis Blues Billboard Independent Albums
Memphis Blues
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Downtown | Mercer Street
11
The Gaslight Anthem American Slang Billboard Independent Albums
American Slang
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SideOneDummy
12
Bullet For My Valentine Fever Billboard Independent Albums
Fever
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
13
Jason Aldean Wide Open Billboard Independent Albums
Wide Open
10  Last
Peak
65  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BBMG | Broken Bow
14
The National High Violet Billboard Independent Albums
High Violet
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
4AD
15
Phoenix Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix Billboard Independent Albums
Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
19  Last
Peak
60  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
60
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Loyaute
16
Five Finger Death Punch War Is The Answer Billboard Independent Albums
War Is The Answer
20  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Prospect Park
17
Trip Lee Between Two Worlds Billboard Independent Albums
Between Two Worlds
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Infinity | Reach
18
Indigo Girls Staring Down The Brilliant Dream Billboard Independent Albums
Staring Down The Brilliant Dream
Last
18  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Welk | IG/Vanguard
19
Slash Slash Billboard Independent Albums
Slash
23  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dik Hayd
20
Sia We Are Born Billboard Independent Albums
We Are Born
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | i.e. music/Monkey Puzzle
21
Various Artists Heatin' Up: Cool Tunes For Hot Days Billboard Independent Albums
Heatin' Up: Cool Tunes For Hot Days
17  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Starbucks | Rhino Custom Products
22
Colt Ford Chicken & Biscuits Billboard Independent Albums
Chicken & Biscuits
28  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Average Joes
23
Cage The Elephant Cage The Elephant Billboard Independent Albums
Cage The Elephant
22  Last
Peak
63  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
63
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive | DSP
24
Motley Crue Greatest Hits Billboard Independent Albums
Greatest Hits
31  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
E7LG | Motley/Eleven Seven
25
Danzig Deth Red Sabaoth Billboard Independent Albums
Deth Red Sabaoth
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
The End | Evilive
26
Soundtrack Crazy Heart Billboard Independent Albums
Crazy Heart
18  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
New West | Fox/Fox Searchlight
27
Jimmy Buffett Encores Billboard Independent Albums
Encores
27  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mailboat
28
Vampire Weekend Contra Billboard Independent Albums
Contra
30  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XL
29
The Dirty Heads Any Port In A Storm Billboard Independent Albums
Any Port In A Storm
25  Last
10  Peak
10  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Executive Music Group
30
Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros Up From Below Billboard Independent Albums
Up From Below
29  Last
25  Peak
27  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Vagrant | Community/Fairfax
31
Herbie Hancock The Imagine Project Billboard Independent Albums
The Imagine Project
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hancock
32
Attack Attack! Attack Attack! Billboard Independent Albums
Attack Attack!
24  Last
Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rise
33
Sleigh Bells Treats Billboard Independent Albums
Treats
33  Last
Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mom + Pop | N.E.E.T.
34
Jimmy Webb Just Across The River Billboard Independent Albums
Just Across The River
Last
34  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne
35
As I Lay Dying Powerless Rise Billboard Independent Albums
Powerless Rise
26  Last
Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Metal Blade
36
She & Him Volume Two Billboard Independent Albums
Volume Two
39  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Merge
37
Blaze Ya Dead Homie Gang Rags Billboard Independent Albums
Gang Rags
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Psychopathic
38
The xx xx Billboard Independent Albums
xx
34  Last
Peak
44  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Young Turks
39
Z-Ro Heroin Billboard Independent Albums
Heroin
21  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rap-A-Lot | J Prince/Rap-A-Lot 4 Life
40
Stars The Five Ghosts Billboard Independent Albums
The Five Ghosts
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Vagrant | Soft Revolution
41
Various Artists Reggae Gold 2010 Billboard Independent Albums
Reggae Gold 2010
32  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
VP
42
Trina Amazin' Billboard Independent Albums
Amazin'
37  Last
Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Slip-N-Slide
43
Jackie Greene Till The Light Comes Billboard Independent Albums
Till The Light Comes
Last
43  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SLG | 429
44
Lewis Black Stark Raving Black Billboard Independent Albums
Stark Raving Black
35  Last
Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Comedy Central
45
Vince Neil Tattoos & Tequila Billboard Independent Albums
Tattoos & Tequila
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
E7LG | Eleven Seven
46
8Ball & MJG Ten Toes Down Billboard Independent Albums
Ten Toes Down
38  Last
Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Grand Hustle
47
Tokyo Police Club Champ Billboard Independent Albums
Champ
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mom + Pop
48
Steel Train Steel Train Billboard Independent Albums
Steel Train
Last
48  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Terrible Thrills
49
Pierce The Veil Selfish Machines Billboard Independent Albums
Selfish Machines
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Equal Vision
50
Mormon Tabernacle Choir 100 Years: Celebrating A Century Of Recording Excellence Billboard Independent Albums
100 Years: Celebrating A Century Of Recording Excellence
41  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tabernacle Choir
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