Sales Wrap: Eminem Hits A Milli, Drake Locks Down No. 2, & The-Dream & Dwele Make Debuts

Wednesday, Jul 7, 2010 12:05PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, Eminem passes the million mark at No. 1, Drake still reigns supreme at No. 2 plus new debuts from The-Dream and Dwele land on the charts.

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem's Recovery remained at No. 1 this week with 313,300 sold copies. According to Nielsen SoundScan, the rap star's latest effort has sold 1,057,700 records in 14 days.

Young Money rapper Drake's Thank Me Later also stayed put at No. 2 with 104,900. With three weeks in the books, the Canadian-based emcee's debut has moved 708,900 units.

R&B singer The-Dream's Love King debuted on the charts this week at No. 4. Making this his final album, Dream's new record has shelled out 58,700 pieces.

Grammy-winning singer Usher's Raymond V. Raymond remained at No. 14 with 24,000. Making its way into week 15, the singer's new album has sold 898,400 units.

Philadelphia rap group The Roots' How I Got Over slipped out of Top 10 moving down 11 slots to No. 17 with 20,700. After two weeks, the crew's latest effort has moved 72,200 units.

Grand Hustle rapper B.o.B.'s Adventures of Bobby Ray dropped three slots to No. 23 with 15,100. Heading into his 11th week, the rapper's debut stands at 283,000 scanned discs.

Pop group Black Eyed Peas' E.N.D. (Energy Never Dies) moved down one notch to No. 24 with 14,900. With 56 weeks to their names, the group's 2009 album has sold 2,640,200 records.

Grammy-winning singer Alicia Keys' Element of Freedom received an eight-slot boost to No. 27 with 13,600. Headed into her 30th week, the singer's new album has sold 1,354,300 units to date.

R&B singer Dwele's Wants World Women debuted on the charts this week at No. 28. With seven days in the books, the singer's new album has moved 13,600 units.

Pop star Ke$ha's Animal dropped five positions to No. 29 with 13,500. After 26 weeks in stores, her new release stands at 813,300 sold records.

R&B singer Christina Aguilera's Bionic dropped ten slots to No. 32 with 12,400. Upon completing a month on store shelves, her latest solo effort has shelled out 181,900 records.

R&B veteran Keith Sweat's Ridin' Solo took a hard hit falling 31 slots to No. 44 with 9,100. With two weeks to his name, the singer's new album stands at 34,000 sold copies.

Grammy-winning rapper Ludacris' Battle of the Sexes moved down three slots to No. 49 with 8,100. After 17 weeks, the Distrubin' Tha Peace leader's compilation project has moved out 478,900 units.

Evening things out in Top 50 is Trey Songz's Ready which received a power boost moving up 24 slots to No. 50 with 8,100. After 44 weeks, the singer's latest effort has sold 761,100 records.

Be sure to check back next week to see how new releases from Big Boi and Juvenile impact Sales Wrap.

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