While Vampire Weekend's Contra is dominating the charts nationally and locally, it came in second to Young Money's We Are Young Money, which has held the number one slot at Independent Records for a month now.
Snoop Dogg's Malice N Wonderland, meanwhile, and Gucci Mane's State vs. Radric Davis and Lady Gaga's Fame Monster round out the top five for the week ending January 17. See the full breakdown after the jump.
Top Sellers 1.17.2010
1. Young Money - We Are Young Money
2. Vampire Weekend - Contra
3. Snoop Dogg - Malice N Wonderland
4. Gucci Mane - State vs. Radric Davis
5. Lady Gaga - Fame Monster
6. Alicia Keys - Element of Freedom
7. Mary J. Blige - Stronger With Each Tear
8,. Eminem - Relapse: Refill
9. Tech N9NE - K.O.D.
10. Birdman - Priceless
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