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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
LAST WEEK
9
WEEKS ON CHART
The Wind That Shakes The Barley
Imprint/Promotion Label
Quinlan Road/Verve | VLG

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1
Loreena McKennitt The Wind That Shakes The Barley Billboard World Albums
The Wind That Shakes The Barley
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Quinlan Road/Verve | VLG
2
Jake Shimabukuro Peace Love Ukulele Billboard World Albums
Peace Love Ukulele
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hitchhike
3
Celtic Woman Songs From The Heart Billboard World Albums
Songs From The Heart
Last
Peak
51  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Manhattan | Blue Note
4
Rodrigo y Gabriela 11:11 Billboard World Albums
11:11
Last
Peak
71  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
71
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rubyworks | ATO
5
AfroCubism AfroCubism Billboard World Albums
AfroCubism
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
World Circuit/Nonesuch | Warner Bros.
6
The Starlight Singers And Orchestra Best Of Celtic Favorites Billboard World Albums
Best Of Celtic Favorites
The Starlight Singers And Orchestra
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sonoma
7
Celtic Thunder It's Entertainment! Billboard World Albums
It's Entertainment!
Last
Peak
48  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Celtic Thunder | Decca
8
Ballake Sissoko - Vincent Segal Chamber Music Billboard World Albums
Chamber Music
Ballake Sissoko - Vincent Segal
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Six Degrees
9
Gaelic Storm Cabbage Billboard World Albums
Cabbage
11  Last
Peak
23  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
23
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lost Again
10
The Dublin Ramblers Best Of Irish Favorites Billboard World Albums
Best Of Irish Favorites
13  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sonoma
11
GD & T.O.P. GD & TOP Billboard World Albums
GD & TOP
Last
11  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
YG
12
Countdown Singers & Orchestra Celtic Favorites Billboard World Albums
Celtic Favorites
Last
12  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sonoma
13
Various Artists The Sound Of Siam: Leftfield Luk Thung, Jazz & Molam In Thailand 1964-1975 Billboard World Albums
The Sound Of Siam: Leftfield Luk Thung, Jazz & Molam In Thailand 1964-1975
Last
13  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Soundway
14
Loreena McKennitt A Mediterranean Odyssey Billboard World Albums
A Mediterranean Odyssey
Last
Peak
25  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Quinlan Road/Verve | VLG
15
Countdown Orchestra Celtic Favorites Billboard World Albums
Celtic Favorites
12  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sonoma
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