Sales Wrap: Whitney Houston Tops All Releases, Trey Songz Is "Ready" At No. 3 Plus Beanie Sigel, Pitbull & Insane Clown Posse Debut On The Charts

Wednesday, Sep 9, 2009 11:00AM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, Whitney Houston's comeback gives her the number one album in the country, Trey Songz opens at No.3, Insane Clown Posse debuts in the Top 5 and new releases from Beanie Sigel, Pitbull and Hawthorne Mayer land on the charts.

Award-winning singer Whitney Houston's comeback was widely noticed as I Look To You crushed its competition at No. 1. According to Nielsen Soundscan, the songbird's latest effort snagged 310,900 copies in its first week in stores.

R&B singer Trey Songz's Ready also landed in stores this week securing the No. 3 spot. After seven days on shelves, the Virginia-based singer's third solo project has sold 132,800 pieces to date.

Detroit-based rap group Insane Clown Posse's Bang! Pow! Boom! debuted this week opening at No. 4. The rap veteran's latest effort has sold 50,000 copies after seven days in stores.

Miami rapper Pitbull's Rebelution managed to snag a spot within the Top 10 by landing at No. 8 in its opening week. After seven days in stores, the rapper's new solo project has pushed 41,300 records.

Pop group Black Eyed Peas' E.N.D. (Energy Never Dies) dropped three slots to No. 11 selling 33,800. Headed into their 14th week on shelves, the group's new album has now sold over a million copies and rests at 1,027,600 sold discs.

Soulful singer Maxwell's Black Summer's Night received a two-slot boost to No. 15 this week moving 29,900. After nine weeks of availability, Max's comeback album has sold 718,300 records.

R&B singer Letoya Luckett's Lady Love took a 14-position drop to No. 26 with 17,900. Headed into her third week in stores, the songbird's sophomore album has shelled out 50,700 albums to date.

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem's Relapse slipped two positions down to No. 30 with 15,400. After 16 weeks of sitting on shelves, Slim Shady's comeback project rests at 1,410,900 sold copies.

New York rapper Fabolous' Loso's Way remained at No. 32 this week after selling 14,600. Moving into his seventh week, Fab's new album has sold 207,400 records.

Iconic singer Michael Jackson's Definitive Collection moved up seven slots to No 39 with 11,800. After two weeks on shelves, the late singer's compilation disc has sold 22,900 copies.

State Property's Beanie Sigel debuted on the charts this week as his Broad Street Bully album landed at No. 77. The Philadelphia-bred emcee's latest effort has sold 6,600 records after seven days.

Mayer Hawthorne's Strange Arrangement got off to a slow start this week debuting at No. 160. After seven days in stores, the project has sold 3,000 copies.

Be sure to check back next week to see where new releases from Raekwon and Jay-Z land on Sales Wrap.

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