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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
2
LAST WEEK
68
WEEKS ON CHART
The Heist
Imprint/Promotion Label
Macklemore
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

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1
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis The Heist Billboard Independent Albums
The Heist
Last
Peak
68  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
68
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Macklemore
2
Against Me! Transgender Dysphoria Blues Billboard Independent Albums
Transgender Dysphoria Blues
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Total Treble
3
Aer Aer Billboard Independent Albums
Aer
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Aer
4
Passenger All The Little Lights Billboard Independent Albums
All The Little Lights
Last
Peak
28  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Nettwerk | Black Crow
5
Arctic Monkeys AM Billboard Independent Albums
AM
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Domino
6
Bad Suns Transpose (EP) Billboard Independent Albums
Transpose (EP)
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Vagrant
7
Warpaint Warpaint Billboard Independent Albums
Warpaint
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rough Trade
8
Childish Gambino Because The Internet Billboard Independent Albums
Because The Internet
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote
9
Hard Working Americans Hard Working Americans Billboard Independent Albums
Hard Working Americans
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Thirty Tigers | Melvin
10
Garth Brooks Blame It All On My Roots: Five Decades Of Influences Billboard Independent Albums
Blame It All On My Roots: Five Decades Of Influences
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Pearl
11
Iced Earth Plagues Of Babylon Billboard Independent Albums
Plagues Of Babylon
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Century Media | Platinum Dragon
12
Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings Give The People What They Want Billboard Independent Albums
Give The People What They Want
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Daptone
13
Mogwai Rave Tapes Billboard Independent Albums
Rave Tapes
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sub Pop
14
Jason Aldean Night Train Billboard Independent Albums
Night Train
Last
Peak
67  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
67
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BBMG | Broken Bow
15
Evidence & Alchemist: Step Brothers Lord Steppington Billboard Independent Albums
Lord Steppington
Last
15  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhymesayers
16
Various Artists Ultra Dance 15 Billboard Independent Albums
Ultra Dance 15
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ultra
17
Mumford & Sons Babel Billboard Independent Albums
Babel
13  Last
Peak
70  Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
70
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Gentlemen Of The Road
18
Lindsey Stirling Lindsey Stirling Billboard Independent Albums
Lindsey Stirling
10  Last
Peak
71  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
71
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lindseystomp
19
Vampire Weekend Modern Vampires Of The City Billboard Independent Albums
Modern Vampires Of The City
16  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XL
20
In This Moment Blood Billboard Independent Albums
Blood
32  Last
Peak
54  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Century Media
21
The Lumineers The Lumineers Billboard Independent Albums
The Lumineers
12  Last
Peak
89  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
89
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
22
Five Finger Death Punch The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell: Volume 2 Billboard Independent Albums
The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell: Volume 2
11  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Prospect Park
23
A Day To Remember Common Courtesy Billboard Independent Albums
Common Courtesy
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ADTR
24
Damien Jurado Brothers And Sisters Of The Eternal Son Billboard Independent Albums
Brothers And Sisters Of The Eternal Son
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Secretly Canadian
25
Various Artists When Jazz Meets Guitar Billboard Independent Albums
When Jazz Meets Guitar
17  Last
17  Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Starbucks | Universal Special Markets
26
Reverend Horton Heat REV Billboard Independent Albums
REV
Last
26  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Victory
27
Scorpions MTV Unplugged: In Athens Billboard Independent Albums
MTV Unplugged: In Athens
Last
27  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA Deutschland | MTV
28
Los Lonely Boys Revelation Billboard Independent Albums
Revelation
Last
28  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Playing In Traffic | LonelyTone
29
Nine Lashes From Water To War Billboard Independent Albums
From Water To War
Last
29  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tooth & Nail
30
Lecrae Church Clothes: Vol. 2 Billboard Independent Albums
Church Clothes: Vol. 2
19  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reach
31
CHVRCHES Bones Of What You Believe Billboard Independent Albums
Bones Of What You Believe
18  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Glassnote | Goodbye
32
AWOLNATION Megalithic Symphony Billboard Independent Albums
Megalithic Symphony
20  Last
Peak
139  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
139
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Red Bull
33
Throwdown Intolerance Billboard Independent Albums
Intolerance
Last
33  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Hurley
34
Cody Johnson Cowboy Like Me Billboard Independent Albums
Cowboy Like Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
CoJo
35
Five Finger Death Punch The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell: Volume 1 Billboard Independent Albums
The Wrong Side Of Heaven And The Righteous Side Of Hell: Volume 1
24  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Prospect Park
36
Tamela Mann Best Days Billboard Independent Albums
Best Days
21  Last
Peak
76  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
76
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TillyMann
37
Jason Isbell Southeastern Billboard Independent Albums
Southeastern
23  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Thirty Tigers | Southeastern
38
Ice Nine Kills The Predator Becomes The Prey Billboard Independent Albums
The Predator Becomes The Prey
Last
38  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
OuterLoop
39
Queens Of The Stone Age ...Like Clockwork Billboard Independent Albums
...Like Clockwork
34  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Matador
40
Parmalee Feels Like Carolina Billboard Independent Albums
Feels Like Carolina
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BBMG | Stoney Creek
41
Bring Me The Horizon Sempiternal Billboard Independent Albums
Sempiternal
28  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph
42
Soundtrack Despicable ME 2 Billboard Independent Albums
Despicable ME 2
41  Last
40  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Back Lot
43
The Head And The Heart Let's Be Still Billboard Independent Albums
Let's Be Still
25  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sub Pop
44
Cecile McLorin Salvant Womanchild Billboard Independent Albums
Womanchild
Last
44  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mack Avenue
45
The National Trouble Will Find Me Billboard Independent Albums
Trouble Will Find Me
43  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
4AD
46
Jennifer Holliday The Song Is For You Billboard Independent Albums
The Song Is For You
Last
46  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie | Euphonic
47
Frank Sinatra Gold Singer Billboard Independent Albums
Gold Singer
Last
47  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fine Elegant
48
Pentatonix PTX: Vol. II Billboard Independent Albums
PTX: Vol. II
30  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Madison Gate
49
Soundtrack The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Billboard Independent Albums
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
26  Last
Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
WaterTower
50
Kye Kye Fantasize Billboard Independent Albums
Fantasize
Last
50  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Valga
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