News: Chris Brown, Gucci Mane & Snoop Dogg To Dominate Charts Next Week
Wednesday, Dec 9, 2009 6:00PM
Chris Brown, Gucci Mane, and Snoop Dogg are among those projected to make album debuts on theSales Wrap charts next week.
According to one-day estimates, a multitude of urban artists will see their solo projects chart well.
Jive/JLG's Chris Brown returns with Graffiti, which is on target for between 95-100k as the next highest newcomer, while Warner Bros. Birmingham, AL, rapper Gucci Mane is right behind him, with a projected total of 85-95k. Virgin/EMI's Thirty Seconds to Mars declare This Is War with a projected total between 65-75k, followed by Mailboat's Jimmy Buffet (60-70k), Priority/EMI's Snoop Dogg (55-65k), E1 Entertainment's BG (40-50k), Blackground/Interscope's Timbaland (35-40k) and Columbia Virginia Beach hip-hop duo Clipse (30-35k). (Hits Daily Double)
Brown has also talked about the positive and negative feedback Graffiti has received.
"My fans [have] given me a great response on the album," Brown said in an interview. "They actually said they love it. They tell me what songs they love. Like 99 percent of the comments are all positive about the album. I didn't get the way they looked at my album. I just felt like there was a little bit of hate because of the situation and not because of the music. But we're gonna keep it moving." (MTV)
Writing via Twitter, Soulja Boy Tell Em recently said he supported the new album from Gucci Mane.
"Just got off the phone wit my dog Gucci," Soulja Boy wrote Wednesday (December 2)."umma go visit him soon. His album going HARD! make sure u cop it dec8 I'm on it! Burr." (Soulja Boy Tell Em's Twitter)
After listening to the unreleased album, Nicki Minaj also said the solo project was needed in everyone's collection.
"Jus listened to Gucci's album...INSANE...'The State vs Radric Davis' drops Decemburrr 8th. A MUST have.," she wrote on her daily Twitter page. (Nicki Minaj's Twitter)
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