Folk & Roots charts

Columbia, Sony Music

John Mayer Remains Atop Folk Albums Chart

September 19, 2013 at 4:42 pm

Yet another week at number one for John Mayer’s Paradise Valley. Last week, Mayer’s spot was briefly stolen by Neko Case’s Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight… This week, however, Mayer reclaims the title and Neko Case slips to number two. The Civil Wars, Mumford & Sons, and The […]

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Columbia, Sony Music

John Mayer, Bob Dylan Replace The Civil Wars atop Folk Albums Chart

September 9, 2013 at 11:00 am

John Mayer’s Paradise Valley is in its second week atop the Billboard Folk Albums Chart. In its first week at number two is the legendary Bob Dylan’s Another Self-Portrait (1969-1971): The Bootleg Series Vol. 10. Dylan’s Another Self Portrait (1969-1971): Vol. 10 (Deluxe Edition) is simultaneously in its first week […]

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Columbia, Sensibility Music

The Civil Wars Win the Battle for Top Spot on Folk Albums Chart

August 22, 2013 at 3:06 pm

The Billboard Folk Albums Chart is topped by The Civil Wars’ self-titled album for the second week in a row. The duo’s untimely split has had no effect on the success of their second studio album. They knock out former contenders Mumford & Sons’ Babel and The Lumineers’ The Lumineers […]

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Dualtone Records

The Lumineers’ Reign Continues; Court Yard Hounds Round Out Top Ten on Folk Albums Chart

August 8, 2013 at 5:03 pm

The Billboard Folk Albums Chart is topped by The Lumineers’ self-titled debut album for the 70th week in a row. The band is planning a re-release on August 20th which will include five bonus tracks, a 28-page photo booklet, and a DVD containing over 40 minutes of video chronicling their […]

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Glassnotes/Gentlemen of the Road

Mumford & Sons Maintains Grip on Folk Albums Chart; Son Volt, JJ Heller Debut

March 21, 2013 at 4:32 pm

The Billboard Folk Albums Chart is still topped by Mumford & Sons‘ Babel, while their previous album, Sigh No More, still holds at #4. It is that album’s 161st week on the chart. At the other end, new releases from Son Volt (Honky Tonk) and JJ Heller (Loved) enter at […]

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Glassnotes/Gentlemen of the Road

Mumford & Sons, The Lumineers, Ed Sheeran Keep Control of Billboard Folk Album Chart

February 21, 2013 at 12:34 pm

Their respective GRAMMY appearances and/or wins keep Mumford & Sons, The Lumineers, and Ed Sheeran firmly in place with no changes to this week’s Billboard Folk Album chart top 5. The biggest climber is the Safe Haven soundtrack, from #10 to #6, and Nataly Dawn debuts at #10 with How […]

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Grammy Win Helps Mumford & Sons’ ‘Babel’ Return to Top of Billboard 200 Album Chart

February 20, 2013 at 4:19 pm

In the week following their big GRAMMY Awards win, Mumford & Sons returns to #1 of the Billboard 200 all-genre album chart with Babel. Sales, tracked by Nielsen SoundScan, shot up by 185,000 copies that week, meaning a weekly increase of 242%. What further helped increase the numbers are the […]

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Glassnotes/Gentlemen of the Road

Grammy Winners Mumford & Sons Lands Three Discs in Folk Albums Chart Top 5

February 14, 2013 at 7:28 pm

Recently crowned the Album of the Year at the GRAMMY Awards, Babel, keeps Mumford & Sons at #1 on the Billboard Folk Albums Chart. Emphasizing the folk-rockers popularity, their previous release, Sigh No More, still holds at #4, and their new live album, The Road to Red Rocks: Live, debuts […]

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Glassnotes/Gentlemen of the Road

Mumford & Sons’ Babel Claims Billboard Folk Albums #1, The Lumineers and Ed Sheeran Follow

February 7, 2013 at 6:49 pm

British folk-rock quartet Mumford & Sons climbs to the summit of the Billboard Folk Albums Chart with their only-just-short-of-perfect album, Babel. If this record is not yet part of your collection, know that it comes extremely highly recommended. Two newcomers join the Top 10 this week. Family Reunion secures the […]

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The Lumineers Still Leads, Mumford & Sons Chart Two in Top 5 Billboard Folk Albums

The Lumineers Still Leads, Mumford & Sons Chart Two in Top 5 Billboard Folk Albums

January 31, 2013 at 1:04 pm

No changes in the Billboard Folk Albums Chart Top 3 means The Lumineers‘ self-titled debut remains at #1. With Babel holding at #2 and Sigh No More climbing to #4, Mumford & Sons have two Top 5 albums. Blind Pilot returns to the chart, at #9, with We Are the […]

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