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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
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
The Whole Love
Imprint/Promotion Label
Epitaph | dBpm/Anti-
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Wilco The Whole Love Billboard Independent Albums
The Whole Love
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:
Epitaph | dBpm/Anti-
2
Chickenfoot Chickenfoot III Billboard Independent Albums
Chickenfoot III
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Land Shark
3
Jason Aldean My Kinda Party Billboard Independent Albums
My Kinda Party
Last
Peak
48  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BBMG | Broken Bow
4
Mumford & Sons Sigh No More Billboard Independent Albums
Sigh No More
Last
Peak
85  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
85
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
5
Jessica Reedy From The Heart Billboard Independent Albums
From The Heart
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Light
6
Soundtrack Drive Billboard Independent Albums
Drive
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lakeshore
7
Le'Andria Johnson The Awakening Of Le'Andria Johnson (EP) Billboard Independent Albums
The Awakening Of Le'Andria Johnson (EP)
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Music World | BET/Strange Fruit/Music World Gospel
8
Phonte Charity Starts At Home Billboard Independent Albums
Charity Starts At Home
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
HBD
9
Evidence Cats & Dogs Billboard Independent Albums
Cats & Dogs
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhymesayers
10
Sebastian Bach Kicking & Screaming Billboard Independent Albums
Kicking & Screaming
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Frontiers
11
Anthrax Worship Music Billboard Independent Albums
Worship Music
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Megaforce
12
9th Wonder The Wonder Years Billboard Independent Albums
The Wonder Years
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
It's A Wonderful Music Group
13
Steven Wilson Grace For Drowning Billboard Independent Albums
Grace For Drowning
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
kscope
14
The Oak Ridge Boys It's Only Natural Billboard Independent Albums
It's Only Natural
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cracker Barrel | Difference Media
15
1-1-Six Man Up Billboard Independent Albums
Man Up
Last
15  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Infinity | Reach
16
Primus Green Naugahyde Billboard Independent Albums
Green Naugahyde
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ATO | Prawn Song
17
Dum Dum Girls Only In Dreams Billboard Independent Albums
Only In Dreams
Last
17  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sub Pop
18
Bon Iver Bon Iver Billboard Independent Albums
Bon Iver
16  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jagjaguwar
19
AWOLNATION Megalithic Symphony Billboard Independent Albums
Megalithic Symphony
22  Last
13  Peak
19  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Red Bull
20
Radiohead The King Of Limbs Billboard Independent Albums
The King Of Limbs
42  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TBD | XL/Ticker Tape
21
Thrice Major/Minor Billboard Independent Albums
Major/Minor
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Vagrant
22
Beth Hart And Joe Bonamassa Don't Explain Billboard Independent Albums
Don't Explain
Beth Hart And Joe Bonamassa
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
J & R Adventures
23
Lecrae Rehab Billboard Independent Albums
Rehab
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Infinity | Reach
24
Foreigner Feels Like The First Time Billboard Independent Albums
Feels Like The First Time
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Razor & Tie | Trigger
25
The Head And The Heart The Head And The Heart Billboard Independent Albums
The Head And The Heart
37  Last
25  Peak
20  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sub Pop
26
The Devil Wears Prada Dead Throne Billboard Independent Albums
Dead Throne
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ferret
27
Bush The Sea Of Memories Billboard Independent Albums
The Sea Of Memories
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Zuma Rock
28
Flogging Molly Speed Of Darkness Billboard Independent Albums
Speed Of Darkness
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Borstal Beat
29
The Bangles Sweetheart Of The Sun Billboard Independent Albums
Sweetheart Of The Sun
Last
29  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Waterfront | Down Kiddie!/Model Music Group
30
St. Vincent Strange Mercy Billboard Independent Albums
Strange Mercy
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
4AD
31
The Civil Wars Barton Hollow Billboard Independent Albums
Barton Hollow
23  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
sensibility
32
Girls Father, Son, Holy Ghost Billboard Independent Albums
Father, Son, Holy Ghost
19  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
True Panther Sounds | Turnstile/Fantasy Trashcan
33
Johnny Winter Roots Billboard Independent Albums
Roots
Last
33  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Megaforce
34
Man Overboard Man Overboard Billboard Independent Albums
Man Overboard
Last
34  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rise
35
Fleet Foxes Helplessness Blues Billboard Independent Albums
Helplessness Blues
30  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sub Pop
36
Press Play World Anthem Billboard Independent Albums
World Anthem
Last
36  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dream
37
Gungor Ghosts Upon The Earth Billboard Independent Albums
Ghosts Upon The Earth
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Brash
38
We Came As Romans Understanding What We've Grown To Be Billboard Independent Albums
Understanding What We've Grown To Be
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Equal Vision
39
Maylene And The Sons Of Disaster IV Billboard Independent Albums
IV
Last
39  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ferret
40
Carolina Liar Wild Blessed Freedom Billboard Independent Albums
Wild Blessed Freedom
Last
40  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Liar
41
Beirut The Rip Tide Billboard Independent Albums
The Rip Tide
24  Last
Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Pompeii
42
Youth Lagoon The Year Of Hibernation Billboard Independent Albums
The Year Of Hibernation
Last
42  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fat Possum
43
Wild Flag Wild Flag Billboard Independent Albums
Wild Flag
25  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Merge
44
Tyler, The Creator Goblin Billboard Independent Albums
Goblin
28  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XL
45
Patton Oswalt Finest Hour Billboard Independent Albums
Finest Hour
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Comedy Central
46
Glen Campbell Ghost On The Canvas Billboard Independent Albums
Ghost On The Canvas
26  Last
Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Surfdog
47
Z-Ro Meth Billboard Independent Albums
Meth
14  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rap-A-Lot | J Prince/Rap-A-Lot 4 Life
48
Andrae Crouch The Journey Billboard Independent Albums
The Journey
Last
48  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Riverphlo
49
deadmau5 4X4=12 Billboard Independent Albums
4X4=12
29  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ultra | mau5trap
50
Various Artists 99 Must-Have Classic Gold Billboard Independent Albums
99 Must-Have Classic Gold
Last
47  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cobra
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