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Artificial Selection
Dance Gavin Dance
Imprint/Promotion Label
Rise
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance
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Dance Gavin Dance Artificial Selection Billboard Independent Albums
Artificial Selection
Dance Gavin Dance
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:
Rise
2
Jason Aldean Rearview Town Billboard Independent Albums
Rearview Town
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Macon/Broken Bow/BMG | BBMG
3
Tremonti A Dying Machine Billboard Independent Albums
A Dying Machine
Tremonti
Last
Peak
Weeks
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LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Napalm
4
BTS Love Yourself: Tear Billboard Independent Albums
Love Yourself: Tear
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BigHit Entertainment
5
Neko Case Hell-On Billboard Independent Albums
Hell-On
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
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TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lady Pilot/Anti- | Epitaph
6
Five Finger Death Punch And Justice For None Billboard Independent Albums
And Justice For None
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Prospect Park
7
Jeff Williams RWBY,  Volume 5 (Soundtrack) Billboard Independent Albums
RWBY, Volume 5 (Soundtrack)
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rooster Teeth
8
Jorja Smith Lost & Found Billboard Independent Albums
Lost & Found
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
FAMM
9
YOB Our Raw Heart Billboard Independent Albums
Our Raw Heart
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relapse
10
Father John Misty God's Favorite Customer Billboard Independent Albums
God's Favorite Customer
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sub Pop
11
Snail Mail Lush Billboard Independent Albums
Lush
Snail Mail
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Matador
12
Godsmack When Legends Rise Billboard Independent Albums
When Legends Rise
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG
13
2018 Broadway Cast Recording My Fair Lady Billboard Independent Albums
My Fair Lady
2018 Broadway Cast Recording
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lincoln Center Theater | Broadway Records
14
BTS Love Yourself: Her Billboard Independent Albums
Love Yourself: Her
11  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BigHit Entertainment
15
John Prine The Tree Of Forgiveness Billboard Independent Albums
The Tree Of Forgiveness
16  Last
Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Oh Boy
16
Original Broadway Cast Recording The Band's Visit Billboard Independent Albums
The Band's Visit
Last
15  Peak
Weeks
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LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ghostlight | Sh-K-Boom
17
Five Finger Death Punch A Decade Of Destruction Billboard Independent Albums
A Decade Of Destruction
15  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Prospect Park
18
Arctic Monkeys Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino Billboard Independent Albums
Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino
19  Last
Peak
Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Domino
19
A Perfect Circle Eat The Elephant Billboard Independent Albums
Eat The Elephant
20  Last
Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
BMG
20
Metallica Hardwired...To Self-Destruct Billboard Independent Albums
Hardwired...To Self-Destruct
Last
Peak
80  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
80
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blackened
21
Bad Wolves Disobey Billboard Independent Albums
Disobey
Bad Wolves
25  Last
Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Eleven Seven | E7LG
22
The Get Up Kids Kicker (EP) Billboard Independent Albums
Kicker (EP)
Last
22  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Polyvinyl
23
Courtney Barnett Tell Me How You Really Feel Billboard Independent Albums
Tell Me How You Really Feel
17  Last
Peak
Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Milk!/Marathon Artists | Mom + Pop
24
Zeal & Ardor Stranger Fruit Billboard Independent Albums
Stranger Fruit
Zeal & Ardor
Last
24  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Radicalis | MVKA
25
Beach House 7 Billboard Independent Albums
7
21  Last
Peak
Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sub Pop
26
Angelique Kidjo Remain In Light Billboard Independent Albums
Remain In Light
Last
26  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Kravenworks
27
Matt Nathanson Pyromattia (EP) Billboard Independent Albums
Pyromattia (EP)
Last
27  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Acrobat Records/Crush Music | AWAL-Kobalt
28
Andrew Schulz 5 Clubs, 5 Sets, 1 Night: A NYC Comedy Experience... Billboard Independent Albums
5 Clubs, 5 Sets, 1 Night: A NYC Comedy Experience...
Andrew Schulz
Last
28  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
28
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
800 Pound Gorilla
29
SHINee 'The Story Of Light' EP.2 : The 6th Mini Album Billboard Independent Albums
'The Story Of Light' EP.2 : The 6th Mini Album
Last
29  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SM
30
Michael Franks The Music In My Head Billboard Independent Albums
The Music In My Head
Last
30  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Shanachie
31
Black Thought Streams Of Thought, Vol. 1 (EP) Billboard Independent Albums
Streams Of Thought, Vol. 1 (EP)
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Human Re Sources
32
Donny Arcade Return Of Enki Billboard Independent Albums
Return Of Enki
Donny Arcade
Last
32  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
32
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Pantheon Elite
33
Sleep The Sciences Billboard Independent Albums
The Sciences
42  Last
Peak
Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Third Man
34
Dave Alvin And Jimmie Dale Gilmore Downey To Lubbock Billboard Independent Albums
Downey To Lubbock
Dave Alvin And Jimmie Dale Gilmore
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Yep Roc
35
Joe Bonamassa British Blues Explosion: Live Billboard Independent Albums
British Blues Explosion: Live
31  Last
Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
J & R Adventures
36
Jonathan Davis Black Labyrinth Billboard Independent Albums
Black Labyrinth
24  Last
Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sumerian
37
Parquet Courts Wide Awaaaaaake! Billboard Independent Albums
Wide Awaaaaaake!
34  Last
Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rough Trade
38
Tower Of Power Soul Side Of Town Billboard Independent Albums
Soul Side Of Town
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Artistry | Mack Avenue
39
The Lacs Dirt Rock Billboard Independent Albums
Dirt Rock
35  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dirt Rock Empire
40
The Springs Old Fashioned Billboard Independent Albums
Old Fashioned
Last
40  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
CFC Productions
41
Exmortus The Sound Of Steel Billboard Independent Albums
The Sound Of Steel
Exmortus
Last
41  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
41
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Prosthetic
42
NF Perception Billboard Independent Albums
Perception
50  Last
Peak
34  Weeks
50
LAST WEEK
47
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
NF Real Music/Capitol | Caroline
43
Kelsea Ballerini Unapologetically Billboard Independent Albums
Unapologetically
Last
Peak
27  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Black River
44
Sevendust All I See Is War Billboard Independent Albums
All I See Is War
38  Last
Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rise
45
serpentwithfeet soil Billboard Independent Albums
soil
serpentwithfeet
Last
45  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
45
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Tri Angle | Secretly Canadian
46
Tyler Childers Purgatory Billboard Independent Albums
Purgatory
49  Last
Peak
Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hickman Holler | Thirty Tigers
47
Armik Pacifica Billboard Independent Albums
Pacifica
Armik
Last
40  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
40
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bolero
48
Kadhja Bonet Childqueen Billboard Independent Albums
Childqueen
Kadhja Bonet
Last
48  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
48
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Fat Possum
49
Royce da 5'9" Book Of Ryan Billboard Independent Albums
Book Of Ryan
46  Last
Peak
Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Heaven Studios | eOne
50
The Lumineers Cleopatra Billboard Independent Albums
Cleopatra
Last
Peak
108  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
45
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
108
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Dualtone
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