Sales Wrap: Keri Hilson Seeks Sales Perfection, Jim Jones' Top 10 Prayers Answered & Slim Thug Hits The Charts

Wednesday, Apr 1, 2009 12:00AM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, Keri Hilson's debut seeks perfection at No. 4, Jim Jones makes it rain in the Top 10 and Slim Thug secures a spot within Top 20.


R&B singer Keri Hilson's In A Perfect World finally hit stores last week landing at No. 4. Accoridng to Nielsen Soundscan, Ms. Keri's debut album sold 94,500 copies after seven days on shelves.

Byrd Gang leader Jim Jones' Pray IV Reign stormed onto the charts at No. 9. The rapper's fourth solo project scanned 43,000 discs after its first week.

Hitmaker The-Dream slipped ten slots down to No. 14 as Love vs. Money sold 36,000. Going into his first month in stores, the singer's sophomore Def Jam album stands at 242,900 copies.

Houston's Slim Thug returned to store shelves this week as Boss Of All Bosses debuted at No. 15. With a week under his belt, Thugga's latest offering moved 32,700 scanned discs.

Grammy-winning singer Beyonce fell 12 slots from Top 10 to No. 21 as I Am...Sasha Fierce secured 22,800. After 19 weeks, the singer's third solo project stands at 2,026,700 copies.

Academy Award-winning singer Jamie Foxx's Intuition also slipped 12 positions to No. 22 selling 21,800. Heading into his fourth month, Foxx's new album stands at 786,800 sold pieces.

Self-proclaimed "King of the South" T.I.'s Paper Trail dropped 12 slots to No. 24 moving 20,100. After 26 weeks in stores, the rapper's sixth album stands at 1,836,800 copies.

Gorilla Zoe's Don't Feed The Animals fell 25 spots to No. 33 pushing 15,500. With two weeks under his belt, Zoe's latest project rests at 46,800 scanned discs.

Kanye West's 808s & Heartbreak moved downward 18 slots to No. 33 with 13,700. After 18 weeks, Ye's fourth album stands at 1,459,500 sold copies.

Grammy-nominated singer Keyshia Cole's A Different Me dropped 15 positions to No. 41 with 12,100. Headed into her 16th week, Cole's third album stands at 813,500 scanned discs.

R&B hitmaker Ne-Yo's Year of the Gentleman fell 17 slots to No. 47 with 11,000. Falling just shy of the "milli" mark, the singer's third album rests at 998,300 sold pieces after 28 weeks.

Evening things out within Top 50 is Akon's Freedom, which dropped 14 positions to No. 49 with 10,900. With 17 weeks under his belt, the singer's third project stands at 577,200 sold.

England-born, New York-raised rapper MF Doom debuted this week as Born Like This reached No. 52. After its first seven days on shelves, Doom's project stands at 10,900 scanned discs.

R&B singer Case got off to a shaky start as his Rose Experience debuted at No. 111. After seven days in stores, the singer's latest project has sold 5,000 copies.

Be sure to check back next week to see how Bow Wow and UGK impact Sales Wrap.

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