Sales Wrap: Lil Wayne Rocks & Rolls To No. 2, Black Eyed Peas' Ends In Top 10 & Beyonce Makes A Huge Leap

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2010 2:45PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, Lil Wayne rocks and rolls into No. 2, the Black Eyed Peas keep steaming in the Top 10 and Beyonce takes a huge leap back into Top 20.

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's Rebirth landed on the charts this week moving in at No. 2 as Lady Antebellum's Need You Now opened at No. 1 with 208,800 records. After seven days in stores, Weezy's experimental rock album has sold 176,000 copies.

The 2010 Grammy Nominees compilation album moved up three spots to No. 5 with 70,600. Headed into its first month of availability, the album has sold 164,800 records to date.

Award-winning pop group Black Eyed Peas' E.N.D. (Energy Never Dies) also gained a few spots moving four slots to No. 6 with 69,700. After 35 weeks on the charts, the group is on the verge of cracking double platinum status with 1,999,000 sold records.

Iconic singer Michael Jackson's This Is It compilation fell out of Top 10 moving five slots to No. 11 with 34,900. With 15 weeks in the books, the late singer's soundtrack has sold 1,439,400 records to date.

Grammy-winning singer Alicia Keys' The Element of Freedom slipped two slots to No. 13 with 33,700. After two months on the shelves, Keys' latest effort has sold 998,900 copies.

R&B superstar Beyonce's I Am...Sasha Fierce received a substantial boost moving upward 21 notches to No. 14 with 32,200. Headed into her 65th week, the singer's new album rests at 2,741,900 sold copies.

Grammy-winning singer Mary J. Blige's Stronger moved up one slot to No. 16 wih 31,000. After seven weeks, the crooner's latest release has sold 563,500 records.

Music newcomer Ke$ha's Animal slipped one position to No. 17 with 30,200. Headed into her sixth week, the singer's new album stands at 314,700 sold discs.

The Hope For Haiti compilation album took a hard hit falling 17 slots to No. 19. Going in its first month of availability, the celebrity-contributed release stands at 343,100 sold copies.

English singer Corinne Bailey Rae's The Sea also fell hard moving 16 positions to No. 23 with 24,500. After two weeks in stores, the singer's sophomore album has sold 78,000 records to date.

R&B singer Rihanna's Rated R took a slight dip moving six slots to No. 27 with 22,000. Headed into her third month, the singer's new record stands at 617,800 copies.

Lil Wayne's Young Money compilation, We Are Young Money, remained at No. 28 with 20,000. Moving into its second month, the disc stands at 291,300 records.

Grammy-winning rapper Jay-Z's The Blueprint III received an 11-spot boost to No. 30 with 19,200. After 22 weeks, Hov's latest effort rests at 1,596,900 copies.

Shady Records labelhead Eminem's Relapse: Refill album moved up eight slots to No. 34 with 18,400. After 38 weeks, the rapper's comeback release has sold 1,823,500 records to date.

Late singer Michael Jackson's Number Ones moved down five slots to No. 36. With 59 weeks in the books, the singer's compilation album has sold 4,138,600 copies.

Roc Nation singer Melanie Fiona's Bridge fell four slots to No. 38 with 17,200. Going into her 15th week, the singer's latest effort rests at 183,100 sold discs.

R&B singer Trey Songz's Ready moved up eight positions to No. 39 with 16,800. With 23 weeks under his belt, the singer's new album has reached gold status with 503,300 sold copies.

Fellow R&B singer Robin Thicke's Sex Therapy moved up one slot to No. 44 with 14,000. Headed into his ninth week, the crooner's latest release stands at 280,900 sold copies.

Incarcerated rapper Gucci Mane's State vs. Radric Davis moved back into Top 50 sneaking upward eight slots to No. 45 with 13,700. With nine weeks in the books, Gucci's latest effort stands at 250,200 sold discs.

Evening things out in Top 50 is Maxwell's Blacksummers' Night moving up 30 slots to No. 46 with 13,600. After 31 weeks, the renowned singer's comeback album has sold 989,400 records.

Be sure to check back next week to see how Sade's comeback album impacts Sales Wrap.

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