/\/\/\Y/\, M.I.A.'s third studio effort released last week on Interscope, debuted claimed the second slot, right behind Big Head Todd & the Monsters' new disc, Rocksteady, at Albums on the Hill and came in sixth at Independent Records. Sun Kil Moon's new album, Admiral Fell Promises, essentially a solo album by former Red House Painters frontman Mark Kozelek, came in second at Wax Trax and third at Albums on the Hill. Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti's Before Today took the top spot at Wax Trax and Eminem's Recovery came in first at Independent Records. See the full breakdown after the jump.
Top Sellers 07.18.2010
Albums on the Hill
1. Big Head Todd & the Monsters - Rocksteady 2. M.I.A. - Maya 3. Sun Kil Moon - Admiral Fell Promises 4. Jackie Greene - Till the Light Comes 5. Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings - I Learned the Hard Way 6. Nas & Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley - Distant Relatives 7. Elephant Revival - Elephant Revival 8. The Rolling Stones - Exile on Main Street 9. The Roots - How I Got Over 10. Trevor Hall - Chasing the Flame: On the Road
1. Eminem - Recovery 2. Korn - Korn IIII: Remember Who You Are 3. Big Boi - Sir Luscious Left Foot 4. Hellyeah - Stampede 5. Drake - Thank Me Later 6. M.I.A. - Maya 7. Curren$y - Pilot Talk 8. Paul Wall - Heart of a Champion 9. The Dream - Love King 10. The Roots - How I Got Over
1. Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Before Today 2. Sun Kil Moon - Admiral Fell Promises 3. LCD Soundsystem - This is Happening 4. Melvins - The Bride Screamed Murder 5. Ratatat - LP4 6. Blitzen Trapper - Destroyer of the Void 7. Wovenhand - The Threshingfloor 8. Hank III - Rebel Within 9. Wolf Parade - Expo 86 10. Warlock Pinchers - Bomb The Franklin Mint
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