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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
Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit.
Imprint/Promotion Label
Mom + Pop | Milk!/House Anxiety/Marathon Artists
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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Courtney Barnett Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit. Billboard Independent Albums
Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit.
Last
Peak
Weeks
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LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
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Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mom + Pop | Milk!/House Anxiety/Marathon Artists
2
Joe Bonamassa Muddy Wolf At Red Rocks Billboard Independent Albums
Muddy Wolf At Red Rocks
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
J & R Adventures
3
Steve Grand All American Boy Billboard Independent Albums
All American Boy
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BDG | Grand Nation
4
Bjork Vulnicura Billboard Independent Albums
Vulnicura
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
One Little Indian
5
Various Artists 2015 Academy Of Country Music Awards ZinePak Billboard Independent Albums
2015 Academy Of Country Music Awards ZinePak
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ZinePak
6
Sleeping With Sirens Madness Billboard Independent Albums
Madness
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph
7
Jason Aldean Old Boots, New Dirt Billboard Independent Albums
Old Boots, New Dirt
Last
Peak
25  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BBMG | Broken Bow
8
AWOLNATION Run Billboard Independent Albums
Run
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Red Bull
9
Toto Toto XIV Billboard Independent Albums
Toto XIV
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Frontiers
10
Chase Rice Ignite The Night Billboard Independent Albums
Ignite The Night
Last
Peak
32  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dack Janiels | Columbia Nashville
11
Social Club Us Billboard Independent Albums
Us
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Social Club Misfits
12
Brandi Carlile The Firewatcher's Daughter Billboard Independent Albums
The Firewatcher's Daughter
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ATO
13
Chon Grow Billboard Independent Albums
Grow
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sumerian
14
G Unit The Beast (EP) Billboard Independent Albums
The Beast (EP)
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
G-Unit
15
Lindsey Stirling Shatter Me Billboard Independent Albums
Shatter Me
26  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lindseystomp
16
Strung Out Transmission.Alpha.Delta Billboard Independent Albums
Transmission.Alpha.Delta
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fat Wreck Chords
17
Laura Marling Short Movie Billboard Independent Albums
Short Movie
Last
17  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ribbon
18
ODESZA In Return Billboard Independent Albums
In Return
30  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Counter | Foreign Family Collective
19
21:03 Outsiders (EP) Billboard Independent Albums
Outsiders (EP)
Last
19  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PAJAM
20
Arctic Monkeys AM Billboard Independent Albums
AM
10  Last
Peak
81  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
81
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Domino
21
Bethel Music We Will Not Be Shaken Billboard Independent Albums
We Will Not Be Shaken
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
PLG | Bethel
22
Red Of Beauty And Rage Billboard Independent Albums
Of Beauty And Rage
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Essential
23
Hit The Lights Summer Bones Billboard Independent Albums
Summer Bones
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Pure Noise
24
Joey Bada$$ B4.Da.$$ Billboard Independent Albums
B4.Da.$$
16  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cinematic | Pro Era
25
Purity Ring Another Eternity Billboard Independent Albums
Another Eternity
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
4AD
26
Falling In Reverse Just Like You Billboard Independent Albums
Just Like You
11  Last
Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph
27
Lecrae Anomaly Billboard Independent Albums
Anomaly
19  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reach
28
Asleep At The Wheel Still The King: Celebrating The Music Of Bob Wills And His Texas Playboys Billboard Independent Albums
Still The King: Celebrating The Music Of Bob Wills And His Texas Playboys
14  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mailboat | Bismeaux
29
Tobias Jesso Jr. Goon Billboard Independent Albums
Goon
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
True Panther Sounds
30
The New Basement Tapes Lost On The River Billboard Independent Albums
Lost On The River
28  Last
Peak
20  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Harvest | Electromagnetic Sounds
31
Raheem DeVaughn Love Sex Passion Billboard Independent Albums
Love Sex Passion
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | 368
32
Father John Misty I Love You, Honeybear Billboard Independent Albums
I Love You, Honeybear
27  Last
Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sub Pop
33
Whitehorse Leave No Bridge Unburned Billboard Independent Albums
Leave No Bridge Unburned
Last
33  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Six Shooter
34
Armin van Buuren A State Of Trance 2015 Billboard Independent Albums
A State Of Trance 2015
Last
34  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Armada
35
JEFF The Brotherhood Wasted On The Dream Billboard Independent Albums
Wasted On The Dream
Last
35  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Infinity Cat
36
All That Remains The Order Of Things Billboard Independent Albums
The Order Of Things
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Razor & Tie
37
Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield Sing Elliott Smith Billboard Independent Albums
Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield Sing Elliott Smith
Seth Avett & Jessica Lea Mayfield
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ramseur
38
Houndmouth. Little Neon Limelight Billboard Independent Albums
Little Neon Limelight
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rough Trade
39
Aaron Watson The Underdog Billboard Independent Albums
The Underdog
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Thirty Tigers | BIG Label
40
Trevor Hall Unpack Your Memories... (EP) Billboard Independent Albums
Unpack Your Memories... (EP)
Last
40  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Vanguard
41
Oceano Ascendants Billboard Independent Albums
Ascendants
Last
41  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Earache
42
Banks Goddess Billboard Independent Albums
Goddess
34  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Harvest
43
Sturgill Simpson Metamodern Sounds In Country Music Billboard Independent Albums
Metamodern Sounds In Country Music
37  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Thirty Tigers | High Top Mountain
44
Ellie Holcomb As Sure As The Sun Billboard Independent Albums
As Sure As The Sun
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Full Heart
45
BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah Sour Soul Billboard Independent Albums
Sour Soul
BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah
25  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lex
46
Steven Wilson Hand.Cannot.Erase Billboard Independent Albums
Hand.Cannot.Erase
24  Last
Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Snapper | kscope
47
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion "Freedom Tower" No Wave Dance Party 2015 Billboard Independent Albums
"Freedom Tower" No Wave Dance Party 2015
Last
47  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
47
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mom + Pop
48
Dustin Lynch Where It's At Billboard Independent Albums
Where It's At
Last
Peak
18  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BBMG | Broken Bow
49
Lightning Bolt Fantasy Empire Billboard Independent Albums
Fantasy Empire
Last
49  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
49
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Thrill Jockey
50
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds Chasing Yesterday Billboard Independent Albums
Chasing Yesterday
29  Last
Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AWAL-Kobalt | Sour Mash
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