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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
Vulnerable
Imprint/Promotion Label
Hopeless | Anger
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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Play
1
The Used Vulnerable Billboard Independent Albums
Vulnerable
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:
Hopeless | Anger
2
Meshuggah Koloss Billboard Independent Albums
Koloss
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Nuclear Blast
3
Jason Aldean My Kinda Party Billboard Independent Albums
My Kinda Party
Last
Peak
74  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
74
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BBMG | Broken Bow
4
Mumford & Sons Sigh No More Billboard Independent Albums
Sigh No More
Last
Peak
111  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
111
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
5
J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise After This Billboard Independent Albums
After This
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Evidence Gospel/Light
6
Odd Future The OF Tape Vol. 2 Billboard Independent Albums
The OF Tape Vol. 2
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Odd Future
7
The Civil Wars Barton Hollow Billboard Independent Albums
Barton Hollow
Last
Peak
61  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
sensibility
8
E-40 The Block Brochure: Welcome To The Soil 1, 2 & 3 Billboard Independent Albums
The Block Brochure: Welcome To The Soil 1, 2 & 3
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Heavy On The Grind
9
E-40 The Block Brochure: Welcome To The Soil 2 Billboard Independent Albums
The Block Brochure: Welcome To The Soil 2
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Heavy On The Grind
10
E-40 The Block Brochure: Welcome To The Soil 1 Billboard Independent Albums
The Block Brochure: Welcome To The Soil 1
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Heavy On The Grind
11
Justin Townes Earle Nothing's Gonna Change The Way You Feel About Me Now Billboard Independent Albums
Nothing's Gonna Change The Way You Feel About Me Now
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bloodshot
12
E-40 The Block Brochure: Welcome To The Soil 3 Billboard Independent Albums
The Block Brochure: Welcome To The Soil 3
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Heavy On The Grind
13
Overkill The Electric Age Billboard Independent Albums
The Electric Age
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne
14
Flying Colors Flying Colors Billboard Independent Albums
Flying Colors
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MLG | Music Theories
15
Five Finger Death Punch American Capitalist Billboard Independent Albums
American Capitalist
Last
Peak
25  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Prospect Park
16
Soundtrack Project X Billboard Independent Albums
Project X
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
WaterTower
17
Various Artists The Bach Guide: Haydn Symphonies: A Big Bach Guide Set Billboard Independent Albums
The Bach Guide: Haydn Symphonies: A Big Bach Guide Set
Last
17  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Bach Guild/Vanguard Classics
18
MAYDAY! Take Me To Your Leader Billboard Independent Albums
Take Me To Your Leader
Last
18  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
19
Various Artists 47th Academy Of Country Music Awards: 2012  Nominee Spotlight Billboard Independent Albums
47th Academy Of Country Music Awards: 2012 Nominee Spotlight
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ZinePak
20
Stick To Your Guns Diamond Billboard Independent Albums
Diamond
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sumerian
21
Andrew Bird Break It Yourself Billboard Independent Albums
Break It Yourself
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mom + Pop
22
Tyrese Open Invitation Billboard Independent Albums
Open Invitation
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Voltron Recordz
23
AWOLNATION Megalithic Symphony Billboard Independent Albums
Megalithic Symphony
Last
Peak
45  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
45
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Red Bull
24
deadmau5 4X4=12 Billboard Independent Albums
4X4=12
12  Last
Peak
69  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
69
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ultra | mau5trap
25
Dawn Richard Armor On (EP) Billboard Independent Albums
Armor On (EP)
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Our Dawn
26
Make Me Famous It's Now Or Never Billboard Independent Albums
It's Now Or Never
Last
26  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sumerian
27
Rusko Songs Billboard Independent Albums
Songs
Last
27  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Downtown | Mad Decent
28
God Forbid Equilibrium Billboard Independent Albums
Equilibrium
Last
28  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Victory
29
Paul Weller Sonik Kicks Billboard Independent Albums
Sonik Kicks
Last
29  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Yep Roc
30
Matt Nathanson Modern Love Billboard Independent Albums
Modern Love
39  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Welk | Acrobat/Vanguard
31
Mac Miller Blue Slide Park Billboard Independent Albums
Blue Slide Park
10  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rostrum
32
Ministry Relapse Billboard Independent Albums
Relapse
Last
32  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AFM | 13th Planet/Soulfood
33
DJ Premier/Bumpy Knuckles Kolexxxion Billboard Independent Albums
Kolexxxion
DJ Premier/Bumpy Knuckles
Last
33  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Gracie | Works Of Mart
34
James Fortune & FIYA Identity Billboard Independent Albums
Identity
27  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | FIYA World/Light
35
William McDowell Arise: The Live Worship Expierence Billboard Independent Albums
Arise: The Live Worship Expierence
26  Last
13  Peak
21  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Delivery Room/Light
36
The Head And The Heart The Head And The Heart Billboard Independent Albums
The Head And The Heart
22  Last
14  Peak
42  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sub Pop
37
Sons Of Bill Sirens Billboard Independent Albums
Sirens
Last
37  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Thirty Tigers | Gray Fox
38
Craig Morgan This Ole Boy Billboard Independent Albums
This Ole Boy
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Black River
39
Soundtrack Drive Billboard Independent Albums
Drive
24  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lakeshore
40
Various Artists The Bach Guide: Big Bach Set Billboard Independent Albums
The Bach Guide: Big Bach Set
Last
40  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Bach Guild/Vanguard Classics
41
Bon Iver Bon Iver Billboard Independent Albums
Bon Iver
25  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jagjaguwar
42
Childish Gambino Camp Billboard Independent Albums
Camp
13  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote
43
3 Inches Of Blood Long Live Heavy Metal Billboard Independent Albums
Long Live Heavy Metal
Last
43  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Century Media
44
Sleigh Bells Reign Of Terror Billboard Independent Albums
Reign Of Terror
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mom + Pop
45
M83. Hurry Up, We're Dreaming. Billboard Independent Albums
Hurry Up, We're Dreaming.
30  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mute | M83
46
Say Anything Anarchy, My Dear Billboard Independent Albums
Anarchy, My Dear
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Equal Vision
47
Thompson Square Thompson Square Billboard Independent Albums
Thompson Square
41  Last
Peak
46  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
46
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BBMG | Stoney Creek
48
Soundtrack Act Of Valor: The Album Billboard Independent Albums
Act Of Valor: The Album
46  Last
Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity Music
49
Le'Andria Johnson The Awakening Of Le'Andria Johnson (EP) Billboard Independent Albums
The Awakening Of Le'Andria Johnson (EP)
32  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Music World | BET/Strange Fruit/Music World Gospel
50
Cannibal Corpse Torture Billboard Independent Albums
Torture
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Metal Blade
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