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This week's top-selling world music albums, ranked by sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music.

WORLD ALBUMS

The week of
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
2
WEEKS ON CHART
Christmas/Celtic Thunder
Imprint/Promotion Label
Decca | Celtic Thunder

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1
Celtic Thunder Christmas/Celtic Thunder Billboard World Albums
Christmas/Celtic Thunder
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Decca | Celtic Thunder
2
Celtic Woman Songs From The Heart Billboard World Albums
Songs From The Heart
Last
Peak
34  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
34
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Blue Note | Manhattan
3
Gaelic Storm Cabbage Billboard World Albums
Cabbage
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lost Again
4
Celtic Thunder It's Entertainment! Billboard World Albums
It's Entertainment!
Last
Peak
31  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
31
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Decca | Celtic Thunder
5
Rodrigo y Gabriela 11:11 Billboard World Albums
11:11
Last
Peak
54  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
54
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
ATO | Rubyworks
6
Dungen Skit I Allt Billboard World Albums
Skit I Allt
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mexican Summer
7
2NE1 To Anyone Billboard World Albums
To Anyone
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
YG
8
Celtic Thunder Take Me Home Billboard World Albums
Take Me Home
Last
Peak
62  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Decca | Celtic Thunder
9
Seu Jorge And Almaz Seu Jorge And Almaz Billboard World Albums
Seu Jorge And Almaz
Seu Jorge And Almaz
Last
Peak
Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Now-Again
10
Various Artists Playing For Change: Songs Around The World Billboard World Albums
Playing For Change: Songs Around The World
12  Last
Peak
70  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
70
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Hear
11
Gotan Project Tango 3.0 Billboard World Albums
Tango 3.0
Last
Peak
21  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
XL | iYa Basta!
12
Soundtrack Listen Up! The Official 2010 FIFA World Cup Album Billboard World Albums
Listen Up! The Official 2010 FIFA World Cup Album
14  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music | Epic
13
Fela The Best Of The Black President Billboard World Albums
The Best Of The Black President
Fela
Last
Peak
39  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Megaforce
14
The Chieftains Featuring Ry Cooder San Patricio Billboard World Albums
San Patricio
The Chieftains Featuring Ry Cooder
Last
Peak
26  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Concord | Hear
15
Soundtrack Music Of Ireland: Welcome Home Billboard World Albums
Music Of Ireland: Welcome Home
15  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Elevation
WORLD ALBUMS

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