Sales Wrap: Usher Tops Competition, Cypress Hill Rise Into Top 20, Devin the Dude & Little Brother Invade The Charts
Wednesday, Apr 28, 2010 4:00PM
In this week's Sales Wrap, Usher dominates the charts at No. 5, Cypress Hill rise to the occasion within Top 20 plus new releases from Devin the Dude and Little Brother debut.
R&B superstar Usher's Raymond V. Raymond slid one slot to No. 5 this week with 52,000 and lost out to Glee Cast's Power of Madonna which topped the charts with 98,000. According to Nielsen Soundscan, Usher's latest album has sold 538,000 copies after a month in stores.
Pop star Ke$ha's Animal fell from Top 10 moving six positions to No. 14 with with 24,300. After four months in stores, the singer's new release remains dominant with 623,800 sold records.
R&B veteran Monica's Still Standing also fell from Top 10 moving out six slots to No. 15 with 24,300. Headed into her sixth week, the songbird's new solo project rests at 356,600 sold units.
Award-winning group Black Eyed Peas' E.N.D. (Energy Never Dies) fell two spots to No. 16 with 21,400. With 46 weeks in the books, the crew's newest offering stands at 2,456,300 moved pieces.
Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris' Battle of the Sexes slipped four positions to No. 17 with 21,100. With seven weeks knocked out, Luda's compilation project has shelled out 355,600 pieces to date.
Rap pioneer group Cypress Hill's Rise Up debuted on the charts this week landing at No. 19. The crew's Priority Records/EMI debut moved out 18,500 records in one week.
Renowned singer Sade's Soldier of Love took a hard hit falling 11 spots to No. 23 with 16,900. With 11 weeks to her name, the singer's comeback album rests at 1,116,400 units.
Gospel singer Marvin Sapp's Here I Am dropped four slots to No. 27 with 15,400. Moving into his seventh week, the singer's new album stands at 189,400 sold pieces.
Soulful singer Erykah Badu's New Amerykah Part Two dropped nine slots to No. 29 with 14,100. After a month in stores, the singer's new album has sold 173,600 records.
Video vixen Rihanna's Rated R dropped five spots to No. 31 with 13,900. Going into her 23rd week, the singer's new solo project has sold 844,200 pieces.
Animated band Gorillaz's Plastic Beach took a tiny hit moving down four spots to No. 34 with 12,700. After seven weeks, the band's comeback album has sold 229,600 records.
Grammy-winning singer Alicia Keys' The Element of Freedom received a five-slot boost to No. 35 with 12,600. With 19 weeks in the books, the singer's new album has shelled out 1,229,700 pieces to date.
Incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne's Rebirth slipped five spots to No. 37 with 12,000. After three months of availability, Weezy's experimental rock album has pushed out 529,700 records.
Evening things out in Top 50 this week is Trey Songz's Ready which moved down three slots to No. 50 with 11,500. After 34 weeks of going strong, Trigger Trey's latest effort stands at 682,900 records.
Rap veteran Devin the Dude's Suite 420 debuted on the charts this week at No. 87 with 6,100 records. Rapping duo Little Brother's Leftback also hit the charts opening at No. 134 with 4,600 records.
Be sure to check back next week to see how B.o.B.'s debut album impacts Sales Wrap.
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