Sales Wrap: Hope For Haiti Dominates All, Alicia Keys Holds Down Top 10 & Mary J. Blige Lands On Gold
Wednesday, Jan 27, 2010 1:55PM
In this week's Sales Wrap, the Hope For Haiti compilation is alive at No. 1, Alicia Keys holds down the Top 10 and Mary J. Blige lands on gold.
The Hope For Haiti digital download-only compilation, which features Jay-Z, Rihanna, Beyonce and more, has become the biggest seller of this week as it secures No. 1. According to Nielsen Soundscan, the benefit album has moved 171,000 downloads after one week of availability.
R&B singer Alicia Keys' Element of Freedom fell out of Top 5 by two slots landing at No. 7 with 39,900. Headed into her seventh week, the singer's fourth solo project creeps closer to platinum status with 928,400 scanned discs.
Pop singer Ke$ha's Animal also took a slight hit within the Top 10 moving down five slots to No. 8 with 35,300. After three weeks in stores, the singer's new album rests at 254,100 sold copies.
Award-winning group Black Eyed Peas' E.N.D. (Energy Never Dies) moved up a notch to No. 9 with 34,600. With a solid 33 weeks to their name, the group's latest effort stands at 1,889,700 scanned discs.
The Queen of R&B Mary J. Blige's Stronger lost a little strength falling seven spots to No. 14 with 28,600. Headed into her sixth week in stores, the singer's new album has reached gold status with 504,100 records.
The late singer Michael Jackson's This Is It soundtrack remained at No. 17 with 23,500. With 13 weeks in the books, Jackson's compilation album has moved 1,349,200 records.
R&B singer Rihanna's Rated R slid six spots to No. 19 with 22,000. Going into her 10th week, the crooner's comeback album stands at 571,700 records to date.
Lil Wayne's Young Money compilation, We Are Young Money, fell out of the Top 20 by five notches and moved into No. 23 with 18,700. With five weeks in the books, Weezys' group album has pushed 251,100 records to date.
Grammy-winning rapper Eminem's Relapse: Refill dropped seven spots to No. 30 with 14,600. Headed into his 37th week, Slim Shady's comeback album stands at 1,791,100 copies.
Roc Nation leader Jay-Z's The Blueprint III slipped five slots to No. 31 with 14,600. With 20 weeks in the books, Hovi's latest album stands at 1,563,400 records to date.
The late Michael Jackson's Number Ones moved one spot to No. 32 with 13,800. Going into its 58th week, the singer's compilation disc has shelled out 4,103,700 copies.
R&B singer Robin Thicke's Sex Therapy fell seven spots to No. 35 with 12,600. Headed into his seventh week, the singer's latest effort rests at 253,800 records.
R&B singer Trey Songz's Ready remained at No. 37 with 11,400. Going into his 22nd week, Trigger Trey's new album has scooped out 473,700 records.
Incarcerated rapper Gucci Mane's State Vs. Radric Davis slipped one step to No. 39 with 11,100. With seven weeks in the books, Gucci's latest record has sold 225,600 copies.
Grammy-winning singer Beyonce's I Am...Sasha Fierce dropped one slot to No. 40 with 11,100. Going 62 weeks strong, the singer's 2008 album has sold 2,693,700 records to date.
Finishing things up in Top 50 is Melanie Fioana's Bridge which fell four slots to No. 46 with 10,100. With three months to her name, the Roc Nation singer's new album has pushed out 149,800 copies.
Be sure to check back next week to see what albums impact Sales Wrap.
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