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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
Trouble Maker
Imprint/Promotion Label
Epitaph | Hellcat
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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1
Rancid Trouble Maker Billboard Independent Albums
Trouble Maker
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:
Epitaph | Hellcat
2
Chuck Berry Chuck Billboard Independent Albums
Chuck
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
3
Metallica Hardwired...To Self-Destruct Billboard Independent Albums
Hardwired...To Self-Destruct
Last
Peak
30  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blackened
4
Original Broadway Cast Recording Anastasia: The New Broadway Musical Billboard Independent Albums
Anastasia: The New Broadway Musical
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Broadway Records
5
Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner & James McAlister Planetarium Billboard Independent Albums
Planetarium
Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner & James McAlister
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
4AD
6
Avriel & The Sequoias Sage And Stone (EP) Billboard Independent Albums
Sage And Stone (EP)
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Avriel & The Sequoias
7
The Birthday Massacre Under Your Spell Billboard Independent Albums
Under Your Spell
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Metropolis
8
The Secret Sisters You Don't Own Me Anymore Billboard Independent Albums
You Don't Own Me Anymore
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
New West
9
AJR The Click Billboard Independent Albums
The Click
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | AJR
10
Ani DiFranco Binary Billboard Independent Albums
Binary
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Righteous Babe
11
Suffocation ...Of The Dark Light Billboard Independent Albums
...Of The Dark Light
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Nuclear Blast
12
Soundtrack Wonder Woman Billboard Independent Albums
Wonder Woman
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
WaterTower | DC
13
G-Dragon KWON JI YOUNG (EP) Billboard Independent Albums
KWON JI YOUNG (EP)
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
YG
14
Cigarettes After Sex Cigarettes After Sex Billboard Independent Albums
Cigarettes After Sex
Last
14  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Knitting Factory | Partisan
15
Yo Gotti & Mike WiLL Made-It Gotti Made-it Billboard Independent Albums
Gotti Made-it
Yo Gotti & Mike WiLL Made-It
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Gotti Made-It | CMG/Eardrumma
16
Big Thief Capacity Billboard Independent Albums
Capacity
Last
16  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Saddle Creek
17
Soundtrack The Bob's Burgers Music Album Billboard Independent Albums
The Bob's Burgers Music Album
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sub Pop | 20th Century Fox
18
Soundtrack Steven Universe, Volume 1 Billboard Independent Albums
Steven Universe, Volume 1
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
iam8bit | Cartoon Network
19
The Lumineers Cleopatra Billboard Independent Albums
Cleopatra
17  Last
Peak
62  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
20
Wheeler Walker Jr. Ol' Wheeler Billboard Independent Albums
Ol' Wheeler
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Thirty Tigers | Pepper Hill
21
New Kids On The Block Thankful (EP) Billboard Independent Albums
Thankful (EP)
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AWAL-Kobalt | NKOTB
22
Jim Gaffigan Cinco Billboard Independent Albums
Cinco
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Nacelle | Comedy Dynamics
23
MO3 Gangsta Love, Part I Billboard Independent Albums
Gangsta Love, Part I
26  Last
14  Peak
15  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mo3 Media
24
Jason Aldean They Don't Know Billboard Independent Albums
They Don't Know
18  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BBMG | Macon/Broken Bow/BMG
25
Anathema The Optimist Billboard Independent Albums
The Optimist
Last
25  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Snapper | kscope
26
Papa Roach Crooked Teeth Billboard Independent Albums
Crooked Teeth
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
E7LG | Eleven Seven
27
Blink-182 California Billboard Independent Albums
California
19  Last
Peak
40  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
40
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Viking Wizard Eyes
28
Ray Scott Guitar For Sale Billboard Independent Albums
Guitar For Sale
Last
28  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jethropolitcan
29
Mac DeMarco This Old Dog Billboard Independent Albums
This Old Dog
33  Last
Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Captured Tracks
30
Kelsea Ballerini The First Time Billboard Independent Albums
The First Time
27  Last
Peak
108  Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
108
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Black River
31
Dave Depper Emotional Freedom Technique Billboard Independent Albums
Emotional Freedom Technique
Last
31  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tender Loving Empire
32
Various Artists # 1 Hits! 70's Billboard Independent Albums
# 1 Hits! 70's
40  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Stargrove
33
Garth Brooks Gunslinger Billboard Independent Albums
Gunslinger
42  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Pearl
34
MO3 4 Indictments Billboard Independent Albums
4 Indictments
43  Last
13  Peak
28  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mo3 Media
35
Our Last Night Selective Hearing Billboard Independent Albums
Selective Hearing
Last
35  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
35
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Our Last Night
36
Aha Gazelle Trilliam 2 Billboard Independent Albums
Trilliam 2
Last
36  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Reach
37
Dispatch America, Location 12 Billboard Independent Albums
America, Location 12
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AWAL-Kobalt | Bomber
38
BrockHampton Saturation Billboard Independent Albums
Saturation
Last
38  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
38
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
EMPIRE | BrockHampton
39
Curren$Y Pilot Talk Trilogy Billboard Independent Albums
Pilot Talk Trilogy
Last
39  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
39
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jet Life
40
Eidola To Speak, To Listen Billboard Independent Albums
To Speak, To Listen
29  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blue Swan
41
NCT 127 NCT #127 CHERRY BOMB: The 3rd Mini Album (EP) Billboard Independent Albums
NCT #127 CHERRY BOMB: The 3rd Mini Album (EP)
Last
41  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SM
42
Colt Ford Love Hope Faith Billboard Independent Albums
Love Hope Faith
41  Last
Peak
Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Average Joes
43
Trace Adkins Something's Going On Billboard Independent Albums
Something's Going On
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BBMG | Wheelhouse
44
Chief Keef Thot Breaker Billboard Independent Albums
Thot Breaker
Last
44  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
44
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Glo Gang
45
Joe Bonamassa Blues Of Desperation Billboard Independent Albums
Blues Of Desperation
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
J & R Adventures
46
Celtic Woman Featuring The Orchestra Of Ireland Voices Of Angels Billboard Independent Albums
Voices Of Angels
Celtic Woman Featuring The Orchestra Of Ireland
48  Last
Peak
18  Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Manhattan
47
Joey Bada$$ All-Amerikkkan Bada$$ Billboard Independent Albums
All-Amerikkkan Bada$$
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cinematic | Pro Era
48
Father John Misty Pure Comedy Billboard Independent Albums
Pure Comedy
46  Last
Peak
10  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sub Pop
49
Lindsey Stirling Brave Enough Billboard Independent Albums
Brave Enough
49  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
48
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lindseystomp
50
Slowdive Slowdive Billboard Independent Albums
Slowdive
34  Last
Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dead Oceans
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