Sales Wrap: Slaughterhouse Finds Home On The Charts, Black Eyed Peas Steam At No. 3 & Maxwell Rounds Out In Top 10

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2009 11:00AM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, The Black Eyed Peas continue to lead the pack at No. 3, Maxwell stays put at No. 7 and Slaughterhouse make their debut on the charts.

Pop group Black Eyed Peas' E.N.D. (Energy Never Dies) continues to make noise on the charts moving up one slot to No. 3 with 45,300 but missing out on the top slot as country singer George Straight's Twang debuts with 155,000 in first week sales. According to Nielsen Soundscan, Peas' latest offering has sold a combined total of 917,400 units after ten weeks on store shelves.

Maxwell's comeback album Black Summer's Night remained at No. 7 with 38,100. After a month and a half of availability, the singer's new album has pushed 631,100 pieces.

Fabolous' movie-inspired Loso's Way took a six-slot dip to No. 16 with 23,700. Headed into his first month on shelves, Loso has been able to shell out 159,600 units after originally debuting at No. 1 in early August.

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem's Relapse fell one position down to No. 20 securing in 20,600. Slim Shady's long-awaited comeback album has combined sales totaling 1,361,700 units after 13 weeks in stores.

Slaughterhouse, which consists of Joe Budden, Joell Ortiz, Royce Da 5'9" and Crooked I, made a soft landing on the charts this week debuting at No. 26. With seven days under their belts, the foursome's E1 Music debut has pushed 18,200 records to date.

Singer K'Jon's I Get Around remains on the charts, however, slides 21 slots to No. 33 with 13,400. After two weeks on shelves, Jon's latest effort has sold 47,000 units.

R&B singer Jeremih's self-titled debut fell seven positions down to No. 41 with 12,000. Headed into his second month, the singer's Def Jam debut has sold a combined total of 163,700 units.

Evening things out in Top 50 this week is Beyonce's I Am...Sasha Fierce which dropped eight slots to No. 45 with 11,400. After 39 weeks on shelves, the singer's third solo project continues to pile high with 2,359,600 scanned discs.

Be sure to check back next week to see what new releases impact Sales Wrap.

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