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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
3
WEEKS AT NO. 1
42
WEEKS ON CHART
The Lumineers
Imprint/Promotion Label
Dualtone
Gains in performance

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1
The Lumineers The Lumineers Billboard Independent Albums
The Lumineers
Last
Peak
42  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
2
Mumford & Sons Babel Billboard Independent Albums
Babel
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
3
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis The Heist Billboard Independent Albums
The Heist
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Macklemore
4
Yo La Tengo Fade Billboard Independent Albums
Fade
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Matador
5
Jason Aldean Night Train Billboard Independent Albums
Night Train
Last
Peak
14  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BBMG | Broken Bow
6
Katie Armiger Fall Into Me Billboard Independent Albums
Fall Into Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cold River
7
The Civil Wars Unplugged On VH1 (EP) Billboard Independent Albums
Unplugged On VH1 (EP)
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
sensibility | VH1
8
Mumford & Sons Sigh No More Billboard Independent Albums
Sigh No More
Last
Peak
153  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
153
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
9
Dropkick Murphys Signed And Sealed In Blood Billboard Independent Albums
Signed And Sealed In Blood
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Born & Bred
10
Soundtrack The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Billboard Independent Albums
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
WaterTower
11
The Lone Bellow The Lone Bellow Billboard Independent Albums
The Lone Bellow
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Descendant
12
Alabama Shakes Boys & Girls Billboard Independent Albums
Boys & Girls
11  Last
Peak
42  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ATO
13
Duke Ellington In Grand Company Billboard Independent Albums
In Grand Company
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Starbucks | Columbia/Legacy
14
Lindsey Stirling Lindsey Stirling Billboard Independent Albums
Lindsey Stirling
15  Last
13  Peak
18  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lindseystomp
15
AWOLNATION Megalithic Symphony Billboard Independent Albums
Megalithic Symphony
12  Last
Peak
87  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
87
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Red Bull
16
Sho Baraka Talented 10th Billboard Independent Albums
Talented 10th
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Infinity | Lions And Liars
17
The xx Coexist Billboard Independent Albums
Coexist
14  Last
Peak
19  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Young Turks
18
The Plot In You Could You Watch Your Children Burn Billboard Independent Albums
Could You Watch Your Children Burn
Last
18  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rise
19
deadmau5 Album Title Goes Here Billboard Independent Albums
Album Title Goes Here
24  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ultra | mau5trap
20
Tame Impala Lonerism Billboard Independent Albums
Lonerism
13  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Modular
21
Dawn Richard Goldenheart Billboard Independent Albums
Goldenheart
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Our Dawn
22
Tamela Mann Best Days Billboard Independent Albums
Best Days
17  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TillyMann
23
Wax Continue Billboard Independent Albums
Continue
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Scrublife | The Washington Administration
24
In This Moment Blood Billboard Independent Albums
Blood
19  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Century Media
25
Soundtrack Project X Billboard Independent Albums
Project X
16  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
WaterTower
26
Lecrae Gravity Billboard Independent Albums
Gravity
20  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Infinity | Reach
27
Blink-182 Dogs Eating Dogs (EP) Billboard Independent Albums
Dogs Eating Dogs (EP)
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
blink-182
28
Christopher Owens Lysandre Billboard Independent Albums
Lysandre
Last
28  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fat Possum | Turnstile
29
Anthony Jeselnik Caligula Billboard Independent Albums
Caligula
Last
29  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Comedy Central
30
Soundtrack Rock Of Ages Billboard Independent Albums
Rock Of Ages
21  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
WaterTower
31
Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out Timeless Hits From The Past: Bluegrassed Billboard Independent Albums
Timeless Hits From The Past: Bluegrassed
18  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cracker Barrel | Break A String
32
Five Finger Death Punch American Capitalist Billboard Independent Albums
American Capitalist
26  Last
Peak
67  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
67
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Prospect Park
33
Newsted Metal (EP) Billboard Independent Albums
Metal (EP)
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Chophouse
34
Dustin Lynch Dustin Lynch Billboard Independent Albums
Dustin Lynch
30  Last
Peak
22  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BBMG | Broken Bow
35
Various Artists Punk Goes Pop: Volume 5 Billboard Independent Albums
Punk Goes Pop: Volume 5
29  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fearless
36
All That Remains A War You Cannot Win Billboard Independent Albums
A War You Cannot Win
32  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Razor & Tie
37
Pierce The Veil Collide With The Sky Billboard Independent Albums
Collide With The Sky
27  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fearless
38
Ice Nine Kills The Predator (EP) Billboard Independent Albums
The Predator (EP)
Last
38  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ice Nine Kills
39
Bonnie Raitt Slipstream Billboard Independent Albums
Slipstream
33  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Redwing
40
Various Artists UKF Dubstep 2012 Billboard Independent Albums
UKF Dubstep 2012
31  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UKF
41
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)
35  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rise
42
Papa Roach Connection Billboard Independent Albums
Connection
38  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
E7LG | Eleven Seven
43
Soundtrack Joyful Noise Billboard Independent Albums
Joyful Noise
34  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
WaterTower
44
Grizzly Bear Shields Billboard Independent Albums
Shields
28  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warp
45
Montell Jordan And Victory World Music Shake Heaven Billboard Independent Albums
Shake Heaven
Montell Jordan And Victory World Music
39  Last
38  Peak
Weeks
39
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Victory World Church
46
Benjamin Gibbard Former Lives Billboard Independent Albums
Former Lives
25  Last
Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Barsuk
47
Colt Ford Declaration Of Independence Billboard Independent Albums
Declaration Of Independence
43  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Average Joes
48
Metric Synthetica Billboard Independent Albums
Synthetica
40  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mom + Pop | Metric
49
Thomas Miles aka Nephew Tommy Presents: Prank Phone Calls: Church Folks Gotta Laugh Too Vol 2 Billboard Independent Albums
Presents: Prank Phone Calls: Church Folks Gotta Laugh Too Vol 2
Last
49  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TNT Entertainment
50
Beach House Bloom Billboard Independent Albums
Bloom
41  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sub Pop
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