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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 Dark Knight Rises
Imprint/Promotion Label
WaterTower
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Soundtrack The Dark Knight Rises Billboard Independent Albums
The Dark Knight Rises
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:
WaterTower
2
Pierce The Veil Collide With The Sky Billboard Independent Albums
Collide With The Sky
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fearless
3
Matisyahu Spark Seeker Billboard Independent Albums
Spark Seeker
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Thirty Tigers | Fallen Sparks
4
HellYeah Band Of Brothers Billboard Independent Albums
Band Of Brothers
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
E7LG | Eleven Seven
5
Old Crow Medicine Show Carry Me Back Billboard Independent Albums
Carry Me Back
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ATO
6
The Lumineers The Lumineers Billboard Independent Albums
The Lumineers
Last
Peak
16  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
7
Tremonti All I Was Billboard Independent Albums
All I Was
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
FRET12
8
Baroness Yellow And Green Billboard Independent Albums
Yellow And Green
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relapse
9
KB Weight & Glory Billboard Independent Albums
Weight & Glory
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Infinity | Reach
10
Jason Aldean My Kinda Party Billboard Independent Albums
My Kinda Party
Last
Peak
90  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
90
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BBMG | Broken Bow
11
Citizen Cope One Lovely Day Billboard Independent Albums
One Lovely Day
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rainwater
12
Mumford & Sons Sigh No More Billboard Independent Albums
Sigh No More
Last
Peak
127  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
127
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
13
Soundtrack Project X Billboard Independent Albums
Project X
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
WaterTower
14
Soundtrack Rock Of Ages Billboard Independent Albums
Rock Of Ages
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
WaterTower
15
Dirty Projectors Swing Lo Magellan Billboard Independent Albums
Swing Lo Magellan
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Domino
16
Alabama Shakes Boys & Girls Billboard Independent Albums
Boys & Girls
12  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ATO
17
Saving Abel Bringing Down The Giant Billboard Independent Albums
Bringing Down The Giant
Last
17  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Skiddco
18
Missy Higgins The Ol' Razzle Dazzle Billboard Independent Albums
The Ol' Razzle Dazzle
Last
18  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Vagrant | eleven:
19
Various Artists Vans Warped Tour '12: 2012 Tour Compilation Billboard Independent Albums
Vans Warped Tour '12: 2012 Tour Compilation
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SideOneDummy
20
The Smashing Pumpkins Oceania Billboard Independent Albums
Oceania
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Martha's Music
21
Aesop Rock Skelethon Billboard Independent Albums
Skelethon
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhymesayers
22
Five Finger Death Punch American Capitalist Billboard Independent Albums
American Capitalist
17  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Prospect Park
23
The Contortionist Intrinsic Billboard Independent Albums
Intrinsic
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Good Fight
24
Bonnie Raitt Slipstream Billboard Independent Albums
Slipstream
15  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Redwing
25
Thompson Square Thompson Square Billboard Independent Albums
Thompson Square
13  Last
Peak
59  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
59
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BBMG | Stoney Creek
26
Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy And The Conspirators Apocalyptic Love Billboard Independent Albums
Apocalyptic Love
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dik Hayd
27
Sleeping With Sirens If You Were A Movie, This Would Be Your Soundtrack (EP) Billboard Independent Albums
If You Were A Movie, This Would Be Your Soundtrack (EP)
29  Last
Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rise
28
Dr. Kokastien Dr. Kokastien Hosted By DJ King Assassin Billboard Independent Albums
Dr. Kokastien Hosted By DJ King Assassin
Dr. Kokastien
Last
28  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BudeBoy
29
AWOLNATION Megalithic Symphony Billboard Independent Albums
Megalithic Symphony
25  Last
Peak
61  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
61
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Red Bull
30
The Head And The Heart The Head And The Heart Billboard Independent Albums
The Head And The Heart
27  Last
14  Peak
50  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
50
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sub Pop
31
For The Fallen Dreams Wasted Youth Billboard Independent Albums
Wasted Youth
Last
31  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Razor & Tie | Artery
32
Beach House Bloom Billboard Independent Albums
Bloom
18  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sub Pop
33
The Civil Wars Barton Hollow Billboard Independent Albums
Barton Hollow
23  Last
Peak
77  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
77
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
sensibility
34
Falling In Reverse The Drug In Me Is You Billboard Independent Albums
The Drug In Me Is You
22  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph
35
Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros Here Billboard Independent Albums
Here
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Vagrant | Community
36
Metric Synthetica Billboard Independent Albums
Synthetica
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mom + Pop | Metric
37
Twin Shadow Confess Billboard Independent Albums
Confess
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
4AD
38
John Frusciante Letur-Lefr (EP) Billboard Independent Albums
Letur-Lefr (EP)
Last
38  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Record Collection
39
Memphis May Fire Challenger Billboard Independent Albums
Challenger
24  Last
Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rise
40
Glen Hansard Rhythm And Repose Billboard Independent Albums
Rhythm And Repose
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph | Anti-
41
Amber Bullock So In Love Billboard Independent Albums
So In Love
30  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Music World | Music World Gospel
42
Kokane The Legend Continues Billboard Independent Albums
The Legend Continues
Last
42  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BudeBoy
43
Marilyn Manson Born Villain Billboard Independent Albums
Born Villain
48  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Downtown | HELL, ETC./Timeless/Shamrock Solutions/Cooking Vinyl
44
J.J. Hairston & Youthful Praise After This Billboard Independent Albums
After This
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Evidence Gospel/Light
45
Pitbull Original Hits Billboard Independent Albums
Original Hits
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
The Orchard
46
The Dirty Heads Cabin By The Sea Billboard Independent Albums
Cabin By The Sea
28  Last
Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
E7LG | Five Seven
47
Thousand Foot Krutch The End Is Where We Begin Billboard Independent Albums
The End Is Where We Begin
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TFK
48
William McDowell Arise: The Live Worship Expierence Billboard Independent Albums
Arise: The Live Worship Expierence
45  Last
13  Peak
36  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Delivery Room/Light
49
Eric Benet The One Billboard Independent Albums
The One
31  Last
Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jordan House | Primary Wave
50
Periphery Periphery II Billboard Independent Albums
Periphery II
26  Last
Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sumerian
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