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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
TLC
Imprint/Promotion Label
852 Musiq
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

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Play
1
TLC TLC Billboard Independent Albums
TLC
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:
852 Musiq
2
Nickelback Feed The Machine Billboard Independent Albums
Feed The Machine
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Nickelback II
3
Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit The Nashville Sound Billboard Independent Albums
The Nashville Sound
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Thirty Tigers | Southeastern
4
The Acacia Strain Gravebloom Billboard Independent Albums
Gravebloom
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rise
5
Beach House B-Sides And Rarities Billboard Independent Albums
B-Sides And Rarities
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sub Pop
6
Metallica Hardwired...To Self-Destruct Billboard Independent Albums
Hardwired...To Self-Destruct
Last
Peak
33  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blackened
7
Z-Ro No Love Boulevard Billboard Independent Albums
No Love Boulevard
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
One Deep
8
Young Wicked Return Of The Prodigal Son Billboard Independent Albums
Return Of The Prodigal Son
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Majik Ninja
9
311 MOSAIC Billboard Independent Albums
MOSAIC
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | 311
10
Shakey Graves Shakey Graves & The Horse He Rode In On./Nobody's Fool... E.P. Billboard Independent Albums
Shakey Graves & The Horse He Rode In On./Nobody's Fool... E.P.
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
11
The Lumineers Cleopatra Billboard Independent Albums
Cleopatra
16  Last
Peak
65  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
65
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
12
Roger Clyne And The Peacemakers Native Heart Billboard Independent Albums
Native Heart
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Soundly | Emma Java
13
Tech N9ne Presents JL Dibkis Billboard Independent Albums
Dibkis
Tech N9ne Presents JL
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RBC | Strange
14
Various Artists Vans Warped Tour '17 Billboard Independent Albums
Vans Warped Tour '17
13  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SideOneDummy
15
Chuck Berry Chuck Billboard Independent Albums
Chuck
15  Last
Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
16
Grant Maloy Smith Dust Bowl: American Stories Billboard Independent Albums
Dust Bowl: American Stories
31  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Suburban Cowboy
17
Jeff Tweedy Together At Last Billboard Independent Albums
Together At Last
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph | dBpm/Anti-
18
Joe Bonamassa Live At Carnegie Hall: An Acoustic Evening Billboard Independent Albums
Live At Carnegie Hall: An Acoustic Evening
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
J & R Adventures
19
Jason Aldean They Don't Know Billboard Independent Albums
They Don't Know
20  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BBMG | Macon/Broken Bow/BMG
20
Origin Unparalleled Universe Billboard Independent Albums
Unparalleled Universe
Last
20  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Nuclear Blast
21
Original Broadway Cast Recording Bandstand: The New American Musical Billboard Independent Albums
Bandstand: The New American Musical
14  Last
14  Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Broadway Records | Yellow Sound Label
22
MO3 Gangsta Love, Part I Billboard Independent Albums
Gangsta Love, Part I
24  Last
14  Peak
18  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
18
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mo3 Media
23
McCafferty Thanks. Sorry. Sure. (EP) Billboard Independent Albums
Thanks. Sorry. Sure. (EP)
Last
23  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
23
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Take This To Heart
24
Kelsea Ballerini The First Time Billboard Independent Albums
The First Time
36  Last
Peak
111  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
44
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
111
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Black River
25
Soundtrack Wonder Woman Billboard Independent Albums
Wonder Woman
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
WaterTower | DC
26
Soundtrack The Bob's Burgers Music Album Billboard Independent Albums
The Bob's Burgers Music Album
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sub Pop | 20th Century Fox
27
Envy On The Coast Ritual Billboard Independent Albums
Ritual
Last
27  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Equal Vision
28
Original Broadway Cast Recording Anastasia: The New Broadway Musical Billboard Independent Albums
Anastasia: The New Broadway Musical
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Broadway Records
29
MC Eiht Which Way Iz West Billboard Independent Albums
Which Way Iz West
Last
29  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Year Round | Blue Stamp
30
New Kids On The Block Thankful (EP) Billboard Independent Albums
Thankful (EP)
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AWAL-Kobalt | NKOTB
31
Starlito Hot Chicken Billboard Independent Albums
Hot Chicken
Last
31  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
31
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Grind Hard
32
Sonny Landreth Recorded Live In Lafayette Billboard Independent Albums
Recorded Live In Lafayette
Last
32  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MLG | Provogue
33
Dying Fetus Wrong One To Fuck With Billboard Independent Albums
Wrong One To Fuck With
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relapse
34
Garth Brooks Gunslinger Billboard Independent Albums
Gunslinger
40  Last
Peak
31  Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Pearl
35
Papa Roach Crooked Teeth Billboard Independent Albums
Crooked Teeth
27  Last
Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
E7LG | Eleven Seven
36
MO3 4 Indictments Billboard Independent Albums
4 Indictments
37  Last
13  Peak
31  Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mo3 Media
37
Faith Evans And The Notorious B.I.G. The King & I Billboard Independent Albums
The King & I
Faith Evans And The Notorious B.I.G.
Last
37  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
37
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Atco/Prolific
38
Bethel Music Starlight Billboard Independent Albums
Starlight
35  Last
Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bethel
39
Mac DeMarco This Old Dog Billboard Independent Albums
This Old Dog
42  Last
Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Captured Tracks
40
Rancid Trouble Maker Billboard Independent Albums
Trouble Maker
29  Last
Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epitaph | Hellcat
41
King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard Murder Of The Universe Billboard Independent Albums
Murder Of The Universe
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ATO | Flightless
42
Wheeler Walker Jr. Ol' Wheeler Billboard Independent Albums
Ol' Wheeler
48  Last
Peak
Weeks
48
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Thirty Tigers | Pepper Hill
43
Municipal Waste Slime And Punishment Billboard Independent Albums
Slime And Punishment
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Nuclear Blast
44
John Moreland Big Bad Luv Billboard Independent Albums
Big Bad Luv
Last
17  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
17
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
4AD
45
Damien Escobar Boundless Billboard Independent Albums
Boundless
Last
45  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Phoenix Lane
46
Various Artists # 1 Hits! 70's Billboard Independent Albums
# 1 Hits! 70's
45  Last
32  Peak
Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
46
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Stargrove
47
Various Artists Mud Digger, Volume 8 Billboard Independent Albums
Mud Digger, Volume 8
28  Last
28  Peak
Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Average Joes
48
Bone Thugs New Waves Billboard Independent Albums
New Waves
10  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
eOne | Current/A2Z
49
Blink-182 California Billboard Independent Albums
California
41  Last
Peak
43  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
43
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG | Viking Wizard Eyes
50
Iced Earth Incorruptible Billboard Independent Albums
Incorruptible
23  Last
Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Century Media
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