Sales Wrap: Mary J. Blige Debuts Strong At No. 2, Young Money Invade Top 10 & Eminem Relapses Onto The Chart

Wednesday, Dec 30, 2009 3:30PM

Written by Biz Jones

In this week's Sales Wrap, soulful singer Mary J. Blige opens the week at No. 2, Lil Wayne's Young Money compilation earns a spot at No. 9 and Eminem moves into Top 20.

The renowned Queen of R&B Mary J. Blige's Stronger With Every Tear opened up the urban charts this week at No. 2. According to Soundscan, the singer's new album has sold 332,000 albums in seven days.

R&B singer Alicia Keys' Element of Freedom opened up this week at No. 4 with 280,000 sold albums. The singer's new effort has sold 699,000 copies to date.

Lil Wayne's Young Money compilation, We Are Young Money, debuted at No. 9 this week. The group's debut album has sold 143,000 copies to date.

Rapper Eminem's Relapse: Refill debuted onto the charts this week at No. 11 with 128,000. His re-released bonus album has sold 1,694,000 albums to date.

Late singer Michael Jackson's This Is It compilation opened up at No. 13 with 109,000. His last album has sold 1,262,000 copies to date.

The popular group Black Eyed Peas' Energy Never Dies album went to No. 15 with 104,000. The album has sold 1,740,000 records to date.

Rapper Jay-Z's The Blueprint III received position No. 32 with 59,000. His latest album has sold 1,490,000 albums to date.

Southern rapper Gucci Mane's The State Vs. Radric Davis opened at No. 39 with 42,000. The incarcerated rapper's new album has sold 173,000 records to date.

Check back in with Sales Wrap next week for a run-down of Top 50 urban albums.

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