Sales Wrap: Justin Bieber Fever Knocks Down Usher, Monica Still Standing In Top 10, Wu-Massacre Suffers Big Drop

Wednesday, Apr 14, 2010 1:40PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, Justin Bieber fever returns to top the charts, Usher settles for second best and Monica continues to stand tall in the Top 10.

Teen sensation Justin Bieber's My World 2.0 topped the charts this week with 102,100 sold records. According to Nielsen Soundscan, the singer's new album has sold 675,900 records to date.

R&B singer Usher's Raymond V. Raymond fell down a notch with 92,400. With two weeks under his belt, the crooner's latest effort has managed to sell 422,500 albums.

Singer Monica's Still Standing remained at No. 6 this week with 38,200. Headed into her first full month in stores, the singer's new album has moved 303,800 pieces to date.

Soulful singer Erykah Badu's New Amerykah Part Two dropped five positions to No. 9 with 29,800. With two weeks in the books, the Texas-based singer's new record has sold 140,200 records.

Disturbin' Tha Peace leader Ludacris' Battle of the Sexes remained at No. 11 this week with 26,200. Headed into his sixth week, the rapper's new compilation project stands at 310,000 sold copies.

Award-winning crew Black Eyed Peas' E.N.D. (Energy Never Dies) fell from the Top 10 moving out three slots to No. 13 with 24,600. After a solid 44 weeks, the group's latest album has sold 2,411,400 records.

Pop singer Ke$ha's Animal moved up two notches to No. 16 with 22,500. With 14 weeks in the books, her new album has sold 568,300 copies.

Gospel singer Marvin Sapp's Here I Am slipped four slots to No. 17 with 20,300. After a month in stores, the crooner's new album rests at 159,600 records.

Renowned singer Sade's Soldier of Love marched downward four steps to No. 19 with 19,300. With nine weeks out of the way, the UK songstress' comeback album stands at 1,074,800 sold copies.

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna's Rated R moved up four spots to No. 21 with 18,300. Going into her 21st week, the singer's new album has pushed 815,100 total records.

Incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne's Rebirth crawled backward three slots to No. 25 with 14,900. With ten weeks in the books, Weezy's experimental rock album has officially reached gold status with 504,500 sold copies.

Animated band Gorillaz's Plastic Beach remained at No. 29 this week with 12,400. Headed into their sixth week, the group's new album rests at 203,200 sold discs.

R&B singer Trey Songz's Ready also stayed put at No. 31 with 12,200. After 32 weeks of going hard, the singer's new album stands at 659,400 moved units.

Grammy-winning singer Alicia Keys' Element of Freedom moved up one slot to No. 34 with 11,500. After 17 weeks, her latest solo album has sold 1,205,600 copies to date.

Method Man, Raekwon and Ghostface Killah's Wu-Massacre took a hard hit this week falling 24 spots to No. 37 with 10,900. After two weeks, the trio's compilation album has sold 49,000 copies.

R&B singer Jason Derulo's self-titled release made a return to Top 50 moving upward by 14 slots to No. 40 with 9,800. After six weeks, the singer's new album rests at 101,500 moved units.

Young Money's We Are Young Money compilation album dropped two spots to No. 41 with 9,800. With four months in the books, the crew's debut album has sold 428,500 records.

Evening things in Top 50 this week is Jaheim's Another Round which dropped four spots to No. 48 with 8,800. After nine weeks, the singer's new album stands at 255,900 sold copies.

Be sure to check back next week to see what new releases impact Sales Wrap.

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