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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
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WEEKS AT NO. 1
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WEEKS ON CHART
They Don't Know
Imprint/Promotion Label
BBMG | Macon/Broken Bow/BMG

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1
Jason Aldean They Don't Know Billboard Independent Albums
They Don't Know
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BBMG | Macon/Broken Bow/BMG
2
Every Time I Die Low Teens Billboard Independent Albums
Low Teens
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:
Epitaph
3
Kansas The Prelude Implicit Billboard Independent Albums
The Prelude Implicit
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Century Media | InsideOut
4
Joe Bonamassa Live At The Greek Theatre Billboard Independent Albums
Live At The Greek Theatre
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
J & R Adventures
5
Passenger Young As The Morning Old As The Sea Billboard Independent Albums
Young As The Morning Old As The Sea
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Nettwerk | Black Crow
6
Danny Brown Atrocity Exhibition Billboard Independent Albums
Atrocity Exhibition
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warp
7
Blink-182 California Billboard Independent Albums
California
20  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Viking Wizard Eyes
8
Stick To Your Guns Better Ash Than Dust (EP) Billboard Independent Albums
Better Ash Than Dust (EP)
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Pure Noise
9
Warpaint Heads Up Billboard Independent Albums
Heads Up
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rough Trade
10
Keith & Kristyn Getty Kids Getty Kids Hymnal: In Christ Alone Billboard Independent Albums
Getty Kids Hymnal: In Christ Alone
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Gettymusic
11
Wilco Schmilco Billboard Independent Albums
Schmilco
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph | dBpm/Anti-
12
Prestonwood Worship Songs Of The People: Live Billboard Independent Albums
Songs Of The People: Live
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Integrity
13
The Lumineers Cleopatra Billboard Independent Albums
Cleopatra
19  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
14
Reckless Kelly Sunset Motel Billboard Independent Albums
Sunset Motel
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Thirty Tigers | No Big Deal
15
Dawes We're All Gonna Die Billboard Independent Albums
We're All Gonna Die
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
HUB
16
Tamela Mann One Way Billboard Independent Albums
One Way
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TillyMann
17
Mick Jenkins The Healing Component Billboard Independent Albums
The Healing Component
Last
17  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cinematic | Free Nation
18
Frank Ocean Blonde Billboard Independent Albums
Blonde
12  Last
Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Boys Don't Cry
19
A Day To Remember Bad Vibrations Billboard Independent Albums
Bad Vibrations
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ADTR
20
Lindsey Stirling Brave Enough Billboard Independent Albums
Brave Enough
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lindseystomp
21
Rachael Yamagata Tightrope Walker Billboard Independent Albums
Tightrope Walker
Last
21  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Thirty Tigers | Frankenfish
22
Beach Slang Loud Bash Of Teenage Feeling Billboard Independent Albums
Loud Bash Of Teenage Feeling
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Polyvinyl
23
Giraffe Tongue Orchestra Broken Lines Billboard Independent Albums
Broken Lines
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cooking Vinyl | Party Smasher
24
GRiZ Good Will Prevail Billboard Independent Albums
Good Will Prevail
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
All Good
25
Airbourne Breakin' Outta Hell Billboard Independent Albums
Breakin' Outta Hell
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Spinefarm | Thunderpoint
26
Greensky Bluegrass Shouted, Written Down & Quoted Billboard Independent Albums
Shouted, Written Down & Quoted
Last
26  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Thirty Tigers | Big Blue Zoo
27
Soundtrack DOOM: Original Game Soundtrack Billboard Independent Albums
DOOM: Original Game Soundtrack
Last
27  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bethesda
28
Kelsea Ballerini The First Time Billboard Independent Albums
The First Time
22  Last
Peak
71  Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
71
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Black River
29
Allegaeon Proponent For Sentience Billboard Independent Albums
Proponent For Sentience
Last
29  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Metal Blade
30
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Skeleton Tree Billboard Independent Albums
Skeleton Tree
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AWAL-Kobalt | Bad Seed
31
St. Paul & The Broken Bones Sea Of Noise Billboard Independent Albums
Sea Of Noise
31  Last
Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RECORDS
32
Die Antwoord Mount Ninji And Da Nice Time Kid Billboard Independent Albums
Mount Ninji And Da Nice Time Kid
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AWAL-Kobalt | Zef Recordz
33
Angel Olsen My Woman Billboard Independent Albums
My Woman
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jagjaguwar
34
GOT7 Flight Log: Turbulence Billboard Independent Albums
Flight Log: Turbulence
Last
34  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
34
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JYP
35
Neurosis Fires Within Fires Billboard Independent Albums
Fires Within Fires
Last
35  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Neurot
36
Billy Bragg & Joe Henry Shine A Light: Field Recordings From The Great American Railroad Billboard Independent Albums
Shine A Light: Field Recordings From The Great American Railroad
Billy Bragg & Joe Henry
Last
36  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cooking Vinyl
37
Insomnium Winter's Gate Billboard Independent Albums
Winter's Gate
Last
37  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Century Media
38
Radiohead A Moon Shaped Pool Billboard Independent Albums
A Moon Shaped Pool
29  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XL
39
Keith Sweat Dress To Impress Billboard Independent Albums
Dress To Impress
33  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RED Associated Labels | Baseline/KDS
40
De La Soul and the ANONYMOUS NOBODY Billboard Independent Albums
and the ANONYMOUS NOBODY
26  Last
Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AWAL-Kobalt | AOI
41
Five Finger Death Punch Got Your Six Billboard Independent Albums
Got Your Six
30  Last
Peak
56  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
56
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Prospect Park
42
Too Close To Touch Haven't Been Myself Billboard Independent Albums
Haven't Been Myself
Last
42  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph
43
Timothy B. Schmit Leap Of Faith Billboard Independent Albums
Leap Of Faith
Last
43  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
43
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Benowen
44
Paper Route Real Emotion Billboard Independent Albums
Real Emotion
Last
44  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RED Associated Labels | Kemosabe
45
Taking Back Sunday Tidal Wave Billboard Independent Albums
Tidal Wave
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hopeless
46
Expire With Regret Billboard Independent Albums
With Regret
Last
46  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
46
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bridge Nine
47
Against Me! Shape Shift With Me Billboard Independent Albums
Shape Shift With Me
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Total Treble
48
MO3 Shottaz Reloaded Billboard Independent Albums
Shottaz Reloaded
37  Last
22  Peak
15  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mo3 Media
49
Charles Jenkins Think About These Things Billboard Independent Albums
Think About These Things
41  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | Inspired People
50
OPERATION: mindcrime Resurrection Billboard Independent Albums
Resurrection
Last
50  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Frontiers
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