The Industry

Mariah Carey grabs top spot at Independent Records

Mariah Carey's Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel, released last week on Island, grabbed the top spot at Independent Records for the week ending October 4. Black Give Way to Blue, Alice in Chain's first album with new singer William DuVall, and Dethklok's Dethalbum II claimed the second and third slots, while Fiver Finger Death Punch's War is the Answer and Jay-Z's The Blueprint 3 rounded out the top five. See the full breakdown after the jump.

Independent Records
Top Sellers 10.04.2009

1.   Mariah Carey - Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel
2.   Alice in Chains - Black Give Way to Blue
3.   Dethklok/Metalocaplypse - Dethklock/Dethalbum II
4.   Five Finger Death Punch - War is the Answer
5.   Jay-Z - The Blueprint 3
6.   Breaking Benjamin - Dear Agony
7.   Lil Rob - Love & Hate
8.   Drake - So Far Gone
9.   Insane Clown Posse - Bang! Pow! Boom!
10. Ghostface Killah - Wizard of Poetry

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Jon Solomon writes about music and nightlife for Westword, where he's been the Clubs Editor since 2006.
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