Sales Wrap: Jay-Z Can Roc A Milli, Fat Joe Debuts Low Plus Jim Jones & DJ Webstar Don't Make The Chart
Wednesday, Oct 14, 2009 1:05PM
In this week's Sales Wrap, Jay-Z leads the pack with over a million sold, Drake slips to No. 28, Fat Joe and Saigon debut outside of Top 50 plus Jim Jones & DJ Webstar are no where in sight.
The self-proclaimed "Best Rapper Alive" Jay-Z's The Blueprint 3 moved up a notch this week to No. 5 with 64,800 scanned discs but was out-shined by Buble Michael's Crazy Love, which debuted at No. 1 with 131,500. According to Nielsen SoundScan, Hovi's latest No. 1 debuting album has sold 1,061,600 copies after five weeks in stores.
Grammy-winning singer Mariah Carey's Memoirs Of An Imperfect Angel dropped four positions down to No. 7 with 54,500. After 14 days on shelves, Nick Canon's wife has moved 223,300 records.
Award-winning singer Whiteny Houston's I Look To You remained at No. 13 with 35,600. Headed into the seventh week of availability, the singer's comeback album has secured 707,400 sold discs.
Pop group The Black Eyed Peas' E.N.D. (Energy Never Dies) moved down one slot to No. 23 with 25,500. With 18 weeks under their belts, the group's latest effort stands at 1,195,000 moved units.
Young Money's Drake suffered a slight eight position drop this week as So Far Gone fell to No. 28 with 21,100. After a month in stores, the re-released retail project has sold 162,300 copies.
R&B singer Trey Songz's Ready also dropped eight spots to No. 40 with 15,100. Headed into week seven, the singer's third solo project has sold 256,600 records to date.
Soulful singer Maxwell's Black Summer's Night took a hit falling 14 spots to No. 41 with 14,800. After three and a half months on shelves, the singer's comeback album rests at 813,300 sold discs.
Evening things out in Top 50 is Kid Cudi's Man On The Moon: The End Of Day which dropped 15 spots to No. 46 with 12,600. After a month in stores, Cudi's debut album has moved 163,500 pieces.
Terror Squad leader Fat Joe's Jealous Ones Still Envy Part II got off to a rocky start landing at No. 73 this week. With seven days to his name, Joey Crack's latest effort has sold 8,300 copies.
New York rapper Saigon's Warning Shots 2 also debuted this week securing No. 170. The rapper's new retail mixtape has sold 3,100 records after a week in stores.
Despite music videos and online promotion, DJ Webstar and Jim Jones' The Rooftop was unable to secure a spot in the Top 200. Jobe Kari's Kari Jobe wrapped things up at No. 200 with 2,600 sold discs.
Be sure to check back next week to see what new releases impact Sales Wrap.