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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
7
WEEKS AT NO. 1
9
WEEKS ON CHART
The Descendants
Imprint/Promotion Label
20th Century Fox/Fox/Sony Classical | Sony Masterworks
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

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1
Soundtrack The Descendants Billboard World Albums
The Descendants
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

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Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
20th Century Fox/Fox/Sony Classical | Sony Masterworks
2
Girls' Generation Boys Billboard World Albums
Boys
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
SM/Interscope | IGA
3
Ladysmith Black Mambazo Ladysmith Black Mambazo And Friends Billboard World Albums
Ladysmith Black Mambazo And Friends
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Listen 2 | Razor & Tie
4
Celtic Thunder Heritage Billboard World Albums
Heritage
Last
Peak
48  Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Celtic Thunder | Decca
5
Lila Downs Pecados y Milagros Billboard World Albums
Pecados y Milagros
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Sony Music Latin
6
Celtic Woman Lullaby Billboard World Albums
Lullaby
Last
Peak
49  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
49
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Manhattan
7
Tinariwen Tassili + 10:1 Billboard World Albums
Tassili + 10:1
Last
Peak
22  Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
22
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Wedge S.A.R.L./Anti- | Epitaph
8
Celtic Thunder Storm Billboard World Albums
Storm
Last
Peak
20  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
20
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Celtic Thunder | Decca
9
Soundtrack Pina Billboard World Albums
Pina
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rough Trade | Wenders
10
Various Artists Playing For Change: PFC 2: Songs Around The World Billboard World Albums
Playing For Change: PFC 2: Songs Around The World
12  Last
Peak
30  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
30
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Timeless Media/Hear | Concord
11
Loreena McKennitt The Wind That Shakes The Barley Billboard World Albums
The Wind That Shakes The Barley
11  Last
Peak
62  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
62
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Quinlan Road/Verve | VLG
12
Jake Shimabukuro Peace Love Ukulele Billboard World Albums
Peace Love Ukulele
Last
Peak
42  Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
42
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hitchhike
13
Rodrigo y Gabriela Live In France Billboard World Albums
Live In France
15  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rubyworks | ATO
14
Baha Men 10 Great Songs Billboard World Albums
10 Great Songs
Last
Peak
15  Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
15
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
15
Coeur de Pirate Blonde Billboard World Albums
Blonde
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Grosse Boite
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