All Charts
How This Chart Works
Sales Data = INDEPENDENT ALBUMS
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
F.T.F.O.M.F.
Imprint/Promotion Label
Psychopathic
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

EXPAND ALL

Play
1
Shaggy 2 Dope F.T.F.O.M.F. Billboard Independent Albums
F.T.F.O.M.F.
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:
Psychopathic
2
Danzig Black Laden Crown Billboard Independent Albums
Black Laden Crown
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Nuclear Blast | Evilive
3
Justin Townes Earle Kids In The Street Billboard Independent Albums
Kids In The Street
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
New West
4
Metallica Hardwired...To Self-Destruct Billboard Independent Albums
Hardwired...To Self-Destruct
Last
Peak
28  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blackened
5
Alestorm No Grave But The Sea Billboard Independent Albums
No Grave But The Sea
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Napalm
6
Papa Roach Crooked Teeth Billboard Independent Albums
Crooked Teeth
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
E7LG | Eleven Seven
7
II Tone & Mr. 4Twenty Chicken Talk Billboard Independent Albums
Chicken Talk
II Tone & Mr. 4Twenty
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Black Rain | Purse First Muzick
8
Josh Baldwin The War Is Over Billboard Independent Albums
The War Is Over
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bethel
9
Blink-182 California Billboard Independent Albums
California
Last
Peak
38  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Viking Wizard Eyes
10
Soundtrack The Bob's Burgers Music Album Billboard Independent Albums
The Bob's Burgers Music Album
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sub Pop | 20th Century Fox
11
The Letter Black Pain Billboard Independent Albums
Pain
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMP
12
New Kids On The Block Thankful (EP) Billboard Independent Albums
Thankful (EP)
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AWAL-Kobalt | NKOTB
13
The Lumineers Cleopatra Billboard Independent Albums
Cleopatra
15  Last
Peak
60  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
60
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
14
Jason Aldean They Don't Know Billboard Independent Albums
They Don't Know
17  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BBMG | Macon/Broken Bow/BMG
15
Jaco Pastorius Truth, Liberty & Soul: Live In NYC: The Complete 1982 NPR Jazz Alive!... Billboard Independent Albums
Truth, Liberty & Soul: Live In NYC: The Complete 1982 NPR Jazz Alive!...
Last
15  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rising Jazz Stars | Resonance
16
Various Artists Gentle Giants: The Songs Of Don Williams Billboard Independent Albums
Gentle Giants: The Songs Of Don Williams
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Slate Creek
17
MO3 Gangsta Love, Part I Billboard Independent Albums
Gangsta Love, Part I
19  Last
14  Peak
13  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mo3 Media
18
Scale The Summit In A World Of Fear Billboard Independent Albums
In A World Of Fear
Last
18  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Scale The Summit
19
Slowdive Slowdive Billboard Independent Albums
Slowdive
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dead Oceans
20
Maysa Love Is A Battlefield Billboard Independent Albums
Love Is A Battlefield
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie
21
Kelsea Ballerini The First Time Billboard Independent Albums
The First Time
30  Last
Peak
106  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
106
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Black River
22
Mac DeMarco This Old Dog Billboard Independent Albums
This Old Dog
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Captured Tracks
23
The Mountain Goats Goths Billboard Independent Albums
Goths
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Merge
24
MO3 4 Indictments Billboard Independent Albums
4 Indictments
24  Last
13  Peak
26  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mo3 Media
25
Free Throw Bear Your Mind Billboard Independent Albums
Bear Your Mind
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Triple Crown
26
Patti LaBelle BEL Hommage Billboard Independent Albums
BEL Hommage
25  Last
Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
GPE
27
Snoop Dogg Neva Left Billboard Independent Albums
Neva Left
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | Doggystyle
28
Beartooth Aggressive Billboard Independent Albums
Aggressive
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Red Bull
29
Sam Grow The Blame (EP) Billboard Independent Albums
The Blame (EP)
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ole | Ole Red Dot
30
The Empty Pockets The Ten Cent Tour Billboard Independent Albums
The Ten Cent Tour
36  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MT Pockets
31
David Banner #TheGodBox Billboard Independent Albums
#TheGodBox
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | A Banner Vision
32
Mark Slaughter Halfway There Billboard Independent Albums
Halfway There
Last
32  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMP
33
Father John Misty Pure Comedy Billboard Independent Albums
Pure Comedy
32  Last
Peak
Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sub Pop
34
Colt Ford Love Hope Faith Billboard Independent Albums
Love Hope Faith
33  Last
Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Average Joes
35
RJmrLA MrLA Billboard Independent Albums
MrLA
Last
35  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
400 Summers
36
Moonchild Voyager Billboard Independent Albums
Voyager
Last
36  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tru Thoughts
37
Collie Buddz Good Life Billboard Independent Albums
Good Life
29  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Harper Digital | Ineffable
38
Garth Brooks Gunslinger Billboard Independent Albums
Gunslinger
45  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Pearl
39
Original Broadway Cast Recording War Paint Billboard Independent Albums
War Paint
Last
39  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sh-K-Boom | Ghostlight
40
II Tone New Direction: My World Overcometh Billboard Independent Albums
New Direction: My World Overcometh
Last
40  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Black Rain
41
Joey Bada$$ All-Amerikkkan Bada$$ Billboard Independent Albums
All-Amerikkkan Bada$$
40  Last
Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cinematic | Pro Era
42
In Hearts Wake Ark Billboard Independent Albums
Ark
Last
42  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rise | UNFD
43
Trace Adkins Something's Going On Billboard Independent Albums
Something's Going On
28  Last
Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BBMG | Wheelhouse
44
Rammstein Rammstein: Paris Billboard Independent Albums
Rammstein: Paris
20  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Spinefarm | Vertigo
45
Joe #MYNAMEISJOETHOMAS Billboard Independent Albums
#MYNAMEISJOETHOMAS
Last
Peak
25  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Plaid Takeover
46
Bethel Music Starlight Billboard Independent Albums
Starlight
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bethel
47
Spoon Hot Thoughts Billboard Independent Albums
Hot Thoughts
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Matador
48
Lindsey Stirling Brave Enough Billboard Independent Albums
Brave Enough
49  Last
Peak
35  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
35
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lindseystomp
49
LeToya Luckett Back 2 Life Billboard Independent Albums
Back 2 Life
31  Last
Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne
50
Celtic Woman Featuring The Orchestra Of Ireland Voices Of Angels Billboard Independent Albums
Voices Of Angels
Celtic Woman Featuring The Orchestra Of Ireland
43  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Manhattan
INDEPENDENT ALBUMS

Chart Archive Search
SELECT A DATE
Try a birthday or anniversary
 

Please try a different date

Loading...
THE BILLBOARD BIZ
SUBSCRIBER EXPERIENCE

The Biz premium subscriber content has moved to Billboard.com/business.


To simplify subscriber access, we have temporarily disabled the password requirement.