All Charts
How This Chart Works
Sales Data = TASTEMAKERS
This week's top-selling albums based on an influential panel of stores comprised of independent retailer coalitions and smaller regional chains, ranked by sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music.

TASTEMAKER ALBUMS

The week of
New
1
WEEKS ON CHART
Because Of The Times
Imprint/Promotion Label
RMG | RCA
Gains in performance

EXPAND ALL

Play
1
Kings Of Leon Because Of The Times Billboard Tastemakers
Because Of The Times
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RMG | RCA
2
Modest Mouse We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank Billboard Tastemakers
We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Epic
3
Amy Winehouse Back To Black Billboard Tastemakers
Back To Black
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
UMRG | Republic
4
Timbaland Timbaland Presents Shock Value Billboard Tastemakers
Timbaland Presents Shock Value
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | Mosley/Blackground/Interscope
5
Paul Wall Get Money Stay True Billboard Tastemakers
Get Money Stay True
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | SwishaHouse/Asylum/Atlantic
6
Young Buck Buck The World Billboard Tastemakers
Buck The World
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
IGA | G-Unit/Interscope
7
Shadows Fall Threads Of Life Billboard Tastemakers
Threads Of Life
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
AG | Atlantic
8
Black Sabbath The Dio Years Billboard Tastemakers
The Dio Years
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rhino | Warner Bros.
9
Arcade Fire Neon Bible Billboard Tastemakers
Neon Bible
Last
Peak
Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Merge
10
Chevelle Vena Sera Billboard Tastemakers
Vena Sera
Last
10  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Epic
11
Static-X Cannibal Billboard Tastemakers
Cannibal
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
12
Neil Young Live At Massey Hall 1971 Billboard Tastemakers
Live At Massey Hall 1971
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
13
Fountains Of Wayne Traffic And Weather Billboard Tastemakers
Traffic And Weather
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol | Virgin
14
Beyonce B'Day Billboard Tastemakers
B'Day
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
15
Brandi Carlile The Story Billboard Tastemakers
The Story
Last
15  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Columbia
TASTEMAKERS

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.