Sales Wrap: Drake Crushes The Competition, Usher Stays Out Of Top 10 & B.o.B. Gets A Small Boost
Wednesday, Jun 23, 2010 12:30PM
In this week's Sales Wrap, Drake dominates his competition atop the charts, Usher locks down No. 13 and B.o.B. receives a small boost within Top 20.
Young Money rapper Drake's Thank Me Later finally debuted on the charts this week landing at No. 1. According to Nielsen SoundScan, the rapper's long-awaited debut moved 447,300 units after seven days in stores.
R&B singer Christina Aguilera's Bionic fell six slots to No. 9 this week after selling 39,800. With two weeks in the books, the singer's new album has sold 151,100 records to date.
Grammy-winning singer Usher's Raymond v. Raymond moved down a notch to No. 13 with 29,300. After three months in stores, his latest effort stands at 850,400 sold copies.
Grand Hustle rapper B.o.B.'s Adventures of Bobby Ray received a one-slot boost to No. 17 with 19,800. With two months knocked out, the rapper's debut has sold 249,000 records.
Southern rapper Plies' Goon Affiliated took a hard hit falling 13 spots to No. 18 with 19,800. After two weeks in stores, the rapper's new album has pushed out 76,500 units.
Award-winning group Black Eyed Peas' E.N.D. (Energy Never Dies) slid four slots to No. 19 with 19,100. With 54 weeks to their name, the group's latest effort rests at 2,609,000 sold records.
Pop singer Ke$ha's Animal slipped one slot to No. 22 with 16,800. Going into her 25th week, the singer's new album has sold 784,500 units.
Grammy-winning singer Alicia Keys' Element of Freedom moved down one spot to No. 36 with 11,900. After 27 weeks in stores, the singer's new album has sold 1,329,300 records to date.
Nas and Damian Marley's Distant Relatives dropped seven slots to No. 38 with 11,400. After one month in stores, the duo's collaboration record has shelled out 124,600 pieces.
Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris' Battle of the Sexes moved up two notches to No. 40 with 10,500. After 15 weeks, the rapper's compilation project has pushed out 462,200 records.
Evening things out in Top 50 this week is Eminem's Relapse which moved up 11 slots to No. 49 with 8,700. With 57 weeks in the books, the rap star's comeback album has sold 1,978,000 units.
Be sure to check back next week to see how Eminem's Recovery performs on Sales Wrap.