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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 Righteous & The Butterfly
Imprint/Promotion Label
Megaforce | Filthy Hands
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Mushroomhead The Righteous & The Butterfly Billboard Independent Albums
The Righteous & The Butterfly
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:
Megaforce | Filthy Hands
2
Down Down IV: Part II (EP) Billboard Independent Albums
Down IV: Part II (EP)
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ILG | Down/Warner Bros.
3
Lindsey Stirling Shatter Me Billboard Independent Albums
Shatter Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lindseystomp
4
Tech N9ne Collabos Strangeulation Billboard Independent Albums
Strangeulation
Tech N9ne Collabos
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
5
Swans To Be Kind Billboard Independent Albums
To Be Kind
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Young God
6
Arctic Monkeys AM Billboard Independent Albums
AM
Last
Peak
36  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
36
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

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

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Partisan
8
iAMSU! Sincerely Yours Billboard Independent Albums
Sincerely Yours
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
HBK Gang
9
Atmosphere Southsiders Billboard Independent Albums
Southsiders
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhymesayers
10
Erica Campbell Help Billboard Independent Albums
Help
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | My Block
11
Kishi Bashi Lighght Billboard Independent Albums
Lighght
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Joyful Noise
12
Killer Be Killed Killer Be Killed Billboard Independent Albums
Killer Be Killed
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Nuclear Blast
13
Sturgill Simpson Metamodern Sounds In Country Music Billboard Independent Albums
Metamodern Sounds In Country Music
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Thirty Tigers | High Top Mountain
14
Ingrid Michaelson Lights Out Billboard Independent Albums
Lights Out
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mom + Pop | Cabin 24
15
Michael W. Smith Hymns Billboard Independent Albums
Hymns
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cracker Barrel | MWS
16
tUnE-YaRdS Nikki Nack Billboard Independent Albums
Nikki Nack
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
4AD
17
Bane Don't Wait Up Billboard Independent Albums
Don't Wait Up
Last
17  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Equal Vision
18
Avatar Hail The Apocalyse Billboard Independent Albums
Hail The Apocalyse
Last
18  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne
19
Me First And The Gimme Gimmes Are We Not Men? We Are Diva! Billboard Independent Albums
Are We Not Men? We Are Diva!
Last
19  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fat Wreck Chords
20
Jason Aldean Night Train Billboard Independent Albums
Night Train
Last
Peak
82  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
82
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BBMG | Broken Bow
21
Blondie Blondie 4(0)-Ever: Greatest Hits Deluxe Redux / Ghosts Of Download Billboard Independent Albums
Blondie 4(0)-Ever: Greatest Hits Deluxe Redux / Ghosts Of Download
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
E7LG | Noble ID
22
Passenger All The Little Lights Billboard Independent Albums
All The Little Lights
10  Last
Peak
44  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
44
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Nettwerk | Black Crow
23
Tribal Seeds Representing Billboard Independent Albums
Representing
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tribal Seeds
24
Vampire Weekend Modern Vampires Of The City Billboard Independent Albums
Modern Vampires Of The City
12  Last
Peak
53  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
53
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

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

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Prospect Park
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
26  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Top Ten | Trigger/TMB
27
The War On Drugs Lost In The Dream Billboard Independent Albums
Lost In The Dream
31  Last
Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Secretly Canadian
28
Rodrigo y Gabriela 9 Dead Alive Billboard Independent Albums
9 Dead Alive
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ATO | Rubyworks
29
Boondox Abaddon Billboard Independent Albums
Abaddon
Last
29  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Psychopathic
30
Black Label Society Catacombs Of The Black Vatican Billboard Independent Albums
Catacombs Of The Black Vatican
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Panworkz
31
Tobacco Ultima II Massage Billboard Independent Albums
Ultima II Massage
Last
31  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ghostly International
32
The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart Days Of Abandon Billboard Independent Albums
Days Of Abandon
Last
32  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
YEBO
33
Soundtrack Godzilla (2014) Billboard Independent Albums
Godzilla (2014)
Last
33  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
WaterTower
34
Bethel Music You Make Me Brave: Live At The Civic Billboard Independent Albums
You Make Me Brave: Live At The Civic
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bethel
35
Pixies Indie Cindy Billboard Independent Albums
Indie Cindy
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PIAS | Pixies
36
Old 97's Most Messed Up Billboard Independent Albums
Most Messed Up
24  Last
Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ATO
37
James Fortune & FIYA Live Through It Billboard Independent Albums
Live Through It
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | FIYA World
38
Tamela Mann Best Days Billboard Independent Albums
Best Days
21  Last
Peak
92  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
92
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TillyMann
39
Devin Townsend & Che Aimee Dorval Casualties Of Cool Billboard Independent Albums
Casualties Of Cool
Devin Townsend & Che Aimee Dorval
Last
39  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
HevyDevy
40
Keb' Mo' Bluesamericana Billboard Independent Albums
Bluesamericana
37  Last
Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Kind Of Blue
41
Lecrae Church Clothes: Vol. 2 Billboard Independent Albums
Church Clothes: Vol. 2
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reach
42
Martina McBride Everlasting Billboard Independent Albums
Everlasting
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Vinyl Recordings
43
Jim Gaffigan Obsessed Billboard Independent Albums
Obsessed
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Comedy Central
44
Whitechapel Our Endless War Billboard Independent Albums
Our Endless War
25  Last
Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Metal Blade
45
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
42  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Prospect Park
46
Agalloch The Serpent & The Sphere Billboard Independent Albums
The Serpent & The Sphere
Last
46  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profound Lore
47
St. Paul & The Broken Bones Half The City Billboard Independent Albums
Half The City
45  Last
Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Thirty Tigers | Single Lock
48
Ray Price Beauty Is...: The Final Sessions Billboard Independent Albums
Beauty Is...: The Final Sessions
41  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AmeriMonte
49
Future Islands Singles Billboard Independent Albums
Singles
36  Last
Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
4AD
50
Chase Rice Ready Set Roll (EP) Billboard Independent Albums
Ready Set Roll (EP)
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dack Janiels
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