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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
Strangeulation
Tech N9ne Collabos
Imprint/Promotion Label
RBC | Strange
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Tech N9ne Collabos Strangeulation Billboard Independent Albums
Strangeulation
Tech N9ne Collabos
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:
RBC | Strange
2
Atmosphere Southsiders Billboard Independent Albums
Southsiders
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhymesayers
3
Lindsey Stirling Shatter Me Billboard Independent Albums
Shatter Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lindseystomp
4
tUnE-YaRdS Nikki Nack Billboard Independent Albums
Nikki Nack
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
4AD
5
Arctic Monkeys AM Billboard Independent Albums
AM
10  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Domino
6
Erica Campbell Help Billboard Independent Albums
Help
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | My Block
7
Kina Grannis Elements Billboard Independent Albums
Elements
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
One Haven | Kina Grannis
8
Ingrid Michaelson Lights Out Billboard Independent Albums
Lights Out
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mom + Pop | Cabin 24
9
Being As An Ocean How We Both Wondrously Perish Billboard Independent Albums
How We Both Wondrously Perish
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
InVogue
10
Passenger All The Little Lights Billboard Independent Albums
All The Little Lights
28  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Nettwerk | Black Crow
11
Rodrigo y Gabriela 9 Dead Alive Billboard Independent Albums
9 Dead Alive
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ATO | Rubyworks
12
Vampire Weekend Modern Vampires Of The City Billboard Independent Albums
Modern Vampires Of The City
35  Last
Peak
52  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
52
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XL
13
Michael W. Smith Hymns Billboard Independent Albums
Hymns
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cracker Barrel | MWS
14
Martina McBride Everlasting Billboard Independent Albums
Everlasting
31  Last
Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Vinyl Recordings
15
Pixies Indie Cindy Billboard Independent Albums
Indie Cindy
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PIAS | Pixies
16
Jim Gaffigan Obsessed Billboard Independent Albums
Obsessed
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Comedy Central
17
Epica The Quantum Enigma Billboard Independent Albums
The Quantum Enigma
Last
17  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Nuclear Blast
18
Black Label Society Catacombs Of The Black Vatican Billboard Independent Albums
Catacombs Of The Black Vatican
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Panworkz
19
Thi'sl Fallen King Billboard Independent Albums
Fallen King
Last
19  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Full Ride
20
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
26  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Prospect Park
21
Tamela Mann Best Days Billboard Independent Albums
Best Days
30  Last
Peak
91  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
91
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TillyMann
22
Bethel Music You Make Me Brave: Live At The Civic Billboard Independent Albums
You Make Me Brave: Live At The Civic
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bethel
23
EXO-K The 2nd Mini Album: Jungdog Overdose (EP) Billboard Independent Albums
The 2nd Mini Album: Jungdog Overdose (EP)
EXO-K
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SM
24
Old 97's Most Messed Up Billboard Independent Albums
Most Messed Up
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ATO
25
Whitechapel Our Endless War Billboard Independent Albums
Our Endless War
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Metal Blade
26
Foreigner/Styx The Soundtrack Of Summer: The Very Best Of Foreigner & Styx Billboard Independent Albums
The Soundtrack Of Summer: The Very Best Of Foreigner & Styx
Foreigner/Styx
Last
26  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Top Ten | Trigger/TMB
27
The Horrors Luminous Billboard Independent Albums
Luminous
Last
27  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XL
28
Andrew Jackson Jihad Christmas Island Billboard Independent Albums
Christmas Island
Last
28  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SideOneDummy
29
Michael Sweet I'm Not Your Suicide Billboard Independent Albums
I'm Not Your Suicide
Last
29  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Big3
30
Johnnyswim Diamonds Billboard Independent Albums
Diamonds
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Big Picnic
31
The War On Drugs Lost In The Dream Billboard Independent Albums
Lost In The Dream
43  Last
Peak
Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Secretly Canadian
32
Various Artists Arrivederci Italy Billboard Independent Albums
Arrivederci Italy
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Starbucks | Sony Commercial Music Group
33
Brian Eno & Hyde Someday World Billboard Independent Albums
Someday World
Brian Eno & Hyde
Last
33  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warp
34
Willie Watson Folk Singer: Vol. 1 Billboard Independent Albums
Folk Singer: Vol. 1
Last
34  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Acony
35
The Head And The Heart Let's Be Still Billboard Independent Albums
Let's Be Still
Last
Peak
17  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sub Pop
36
Future Islands Singles Billboard Independent Albums
Singles
37  Last
Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
4AD
37
Keb' Mo' Bluesamericana Billboard Independent Albums
Bluesamericana
33  Last
Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Kind Of Blue
38
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
38  Last
Peak
41  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
41
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Prospect Park
39
Celtic Woman Emerald: Musical Gems Billboard Independent Albums
Emerald: Musical Gems
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Manhattan
40
The String Cheese Incident Song In My Head Billboard Independent Albums
Song In My Head
29  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Loud & Proud | SCI Fidelity
41
Ray Price Beauty Is...: The Final Sessions Billboard Independent Albums
Beauty Is...: The Final Sessions
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AmeriMonte
42
The National Trouble Will Find Me Billboard Independent Albums
Trouble Will Find Me
Last
Peak
35  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
4AD
43
A Day To Remember Common Courtesy Billboard Independent Albums
Common Courtesy
48  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ADTR
44
Miss May I Rise Of The Lion Billboard Independent Albums
Rise Of The Lion
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rise
45
St. Paul & The Broken Bones Half The City Billboard Independent Albums
Half The City
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Thirty Tigers | Single Lock
46
Devil You Know The Beauty Of Destruction Billboard Independent Albums
The Beauty Of Destruction
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Nuclear Blast
47
Various Artists Looking Into You: A Tribute To Jackson Browne Billboard Independent Albums
Looking Into You: A Tribute To Jackson Browne
40  Last
Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Music Road
48
The Both The Both Billboard Independent Albums
The Both
32  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SuperEgo
49
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
22  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Pearl
50
Saliva Rise Up Billboard Independent Albums
Rise Up
34  Last
34  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rum Bum
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