Sales Wrap: Jay-Z Runs The Pack At No. 4, Black Eyed Peas Stay In Top 10 & Royce Da 5'9 Debuts On The Charts

Wednesday, Oct 28, 2009 2:30PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, Jay-Z continues to run the pack at No. 4, The Black Eyed Peas remain hot at No. 6 plus new releases from Royce Da 5'9, Joss Stone and Melanie Fiona debut on the charts.

Grammy-winning rapper Jay-Z shows no signs of slowing down as The Blueprint 3 slipped just one slot to No. 4 with 42,800 pushed units but lost out to the New Moon Soundtrack which secured No. 1 with 153,000. According to Nielsen Soundscan, the rap mogul's latest effort rests at 1,159,300 sold discs after seven weeks in stores.

The Black Eyed Peas' E.N.D. (Energy Never Dies) remained at No. 6 this week moving 35,200 pieces. The group's new album has sold 1,269,800 records as it heads into its 21st week on store shelves.

Singer Joss Stone's Colour Me Free debuted on the charts this week opening at No. 10. With seven days under her belt, the singer's new album has sold 26,600 records.

Grammy-winning singer Mariah Carey's Memoirs Of An Imperfect Angel dropped out of the Top 10 moving four positions down to No. 14 with 21,100. After a month on shelves, the singer's latest effort rests at 275,400 scanned discs.

Renowned singer Whitney Houston's I Look To You slipped five slots to No. 20 this week and scooped out 19,000. With a solid two months to her name, the singer's comeback album stands at 750,300 secured copies.

Young Money's Drake received a four-position boost as So Far Gone moved up to No. 23 with 17,300. Still enjoying the success of his retail EP, the rapper's solo project has sold 197,300 records after six weeks.

R&B singer Trey Songz also got a small boost this week with Ready moving upward by two slots with 12,300. After two months in stores, the singer's third solo project stands at 282,900 scanned discs.

Singer Mario's D.N.A. took a hard hit falling 31 slots to No. 40 with 11,600. Headed into his third week, the singer's new album stands at 43,400 secured copies.

Evening things out in Top 50 is Maxwell's Black Summer's Night which fell one slot to No. 44 with 11,200. Moving into his 17th week, the singer's comeback album has sold 836,900 records.

Slaughterhouse's Royce Da 5'9 got off to a slow start as his new album, Street Hop, debuted at No. 111. The rapper's latest effort has sold 4,600 copies after seven days in stores.

R&B singer Melanie Fiona's Bridge also debuted on the charts landing at No. 129. With seven days under her belt, the singer's new album rests at 4,200 sold records.

Iconic singer Tina Turner's Tina Live quietly landed on the charts securing a spot at No. 170. With seven days in the books, the singer's compilation disc has sold 2,800.

The late Michael Jackson compilation Remix Suites 5 followed close behind at No. 176 with 2,800. After a week, the album has sold 2,700 records.

Be sure to check back next week to see how new releases from Triple C's, Serani and Mike Epps perform on the charts.

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