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INDEPENDENT ALBUMS

The week of
New
1
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The Last Hero
Imprint/Promotion Label
Alter Bridge
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
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1
Alter Bridge The Last Hero Billboard Independent Albums
The Last Hero
Last
Peak
Weeks
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LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Alter Bridge
2
Dance Gavin Dance Mothership Billboard Independent Albums
Mothership
Dance Gavin Dance
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

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Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rise
3
Meshuggah The Violent Sleep Of Reason Billboard Independent Albums
The Violent Sleep Of Reason
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

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Imprint/Promotion Label:
Nuclear Blast
4
Phish Big Boat Billboard Independent Albums
Big Boat
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
JEMP
5
Sum 41 13 Voices Billboard Independent Albums
13 Voices
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
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Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hopeless
6
Jason Aldean They Don't Know Billboard Independent Albums
They Don't Know
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Macon/Broken Bow/BMG | BBMG
7
Colbie Caillat The Malibu Sessions Billboard Independent Albums
The Malibu Sessions
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Republic | PlummyLou
8
Bon Iver 22, A Million Billboard Independent Albums
22, A Million
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jagjaguwar
9
BTS Wings Billboard Independent Albums
Wings
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BigHit Entertainment
10
Set It Off Upside Down Billboard Independent Albums
Upside Down
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Equal Vision
11
Van Morrison Keep Me Singing Billboard Independent Albums
Keep Me Singing
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Exile | Caroline
12
NOFX First Ditch Effort Billboard Independent Albums
First Ditch Effort
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fat Wreck Chords
13
The Devil Wears Prada Transit Blues Billboard Independent Albums
Transit Blues
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rise
14
Fit For A King Deathgrip Billboard Independent Albums
Deathgrip
Fit For A King
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Solid State
15
Shovels & Rope Little Seeds Billboard Independent Albums
Little Seeds
Last
15  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
New West
16
Daya Sit Still, Look Pretty Billboard Independent Albums
Sit Still, Look Pretty
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Artbeatz
17
The Lumineers Cleopatra Billboard Independent Albums
Cleopatra
18  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
18
Drive-By Truckers American Band Billboard Independent Albums
American Band
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ATO
19
Balance And Composure Light We Made Billboard Independent Albums
Light We Made
Last
19  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Vagrant | BMG
20
John Prine For Better, Or Worse Billboard Independent Albums
For Better, Or Worse
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Oh Boy
21
Opeth Sorceress Billboard Independent Albums
Sorceress
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Moderbolaget | Nuclear Blast
22
Third Eye Blind We Are Drugs (EP) Billboard Independent Albums
We Are Drugs (EP)
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
1
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Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mega Collider
23
Rick Astley 50 Billboard Independent Albums
50
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG
24
Joyce Manor Cody Billboard Independent Albums
Cody
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph
25
Tamela Mann One Way Billboard Independent Albums
One Way
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
TillyMann
26
Lindsey Stirling Brave Enough Billboard Independent Albums
Brave Enough
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lindseystomp
27
Phora With Love Billboard Independent Albums
With Love
Last
27  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Phora
28
Blink-182 California Billboard Independent Albums
California
10  Last
Peak
15  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Viking Wizard Eyes | BMG
29
Todd Snider Eastside Bulldog Billboard Independent Albums
Eastside Bulldog
Last
29  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Aimless | Thirty Tigers
30
Eric Benet Eric Benet Billboard Independent Albums
Eric Benet
Last
30  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jordan House/Primary Wave | BMG
31
Frank Ocean Blonde Billboard Independent Albums
Blonde
22  Last
Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Boys Don't Cry
32
A Day To Remember Bad Vibrations Billboard Independent Albums
Bad Vibrations
27  Last
Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ADTR
33
Chuck Murphy Peace Be With You Billboard Independent Albums
Peace Be With You
Chuck Murphy
Last
33  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
33
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
OneWest
34
Wilco Schmilco Billboard Independent Albums
Schmilco
26  Last
Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
dBpm/Anti- | Epitaph
35
Pixies Head Carrier Billboard Independent Albums
Head Carrier
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Pixies | PIAS
36
Sonata Arctica The Ninth Hour Billboard Independent Albums
The Ninth Hour
Sonata Arctica
Last
36  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Nuclear Blast
37
Hiss Golden Messenger Heart Like A Levee Billboard Independent Albums
Heart Like A Levee
Last
37  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Merge
38
Kelsea Ballerini The First Time Billboard Independent Albums
The First Time
31  Last
Peak
73  Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
73
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Black River
39
Radiohead A Moon Shaped Pool Billboard Independent Albums
A Moon Shaped Pool
Last
Peak
23  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XL
40
Banks The Altar Billboard Independent Albums
The Altar
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Harvest
41
Joe Bonamassa Live At The Greek Theatre Billboard Independent Albums
Live At The Greek Theatre
28  Last
Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
J & R Adventures
42
Danny Brown Atrocity Exhibition Billboard Independent Albums
Atrocity Exhibition
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warp
43
Five Finger Death Punch Got Your Six Billboard Independent Albums
Got Your Six
34  Last
Peak
58  Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
58
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Prospect Park
44
Buddy Brown I Call BS On That (EP) Billboard Independent Albums
I Call BS On That (EP)
Last
44  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Buddy Brown
45
Dayshell Nexus Billboard Independent Albums
Nexus
Dayshell
Last
45  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Spinefarm
46
Keith Sweat Dress To Impress Billboard Independent Albums
Dress To Impress
37  Last
Peak
12  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
12
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Baseline/KDS | RED Associated Labels
47
Kansas The Prelude Implicit Billboard Independent Albums
The Prelude Implicit
30  Last
Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
InsideOut | Century Media
48
Goat Requiem Billboard Independent Albums
Requiem
Last
48  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sub Pop
49
Dave East Kairi Chanel Billboard Independent Albums
Kairi Chanel
11  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mass Appeal
50
Everclear Black Is The New Black Billboard Independent Albums
Black Is The New Black
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
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