Sales Wrap: Eminem Hits 2 Milli, Rick Ross Slips From Top 5, Mike Posner's Debut Takes Off

Wednesday, Aug 18, 2010 11:25AM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, Eminem reigns supreme atop the competition, Rick Ross slips from Top 5 and Mike Posner's debut launches onto the sales chart.

Leading the pack this week is Eminem's Recovery which regained its spot at No. 1 with 132,600 records sold. According to Nielsen SoundScan, the rapper's new album has sold 2,113,000 copies after two months in stores.

Southern rapper Rick Ross' Teflon Don took a two-slot loss to No. 7 with 29,500. After a month in stores, the Boss' new LP has shelled out 308,400 units to date.

Singer Mike Posner's 31 Minutes To Takeoff debut hit the chart this week at No. 8. After seven days in stores, his long-awaited debut pushed out 29,200 records.

Young Money rapper Drake's Thank Me Later dropped three slots out of Top 10 this week landing at No. 11 with 24,300. With nine weeks under his belt, Drizzy's debut has sold 970,200 copies.

UGK member Bun B's Trill O.G. dropped 13 positions to No. 17 with 16,100. After 14 days in stores, the rap veteran's latest solo effort has shelled out 56,900 copies.

Award-winning group Black Eyed Peas' E.N.D. (Energy Never Dies) remained put at No. 18 with 15,100. Going into their 63rd week on the chart, the crew's 2009 album has sold 2,744,300 records to date.

R&B singer Usher's Raymond V. Raymond slipped two spots to No. 19 with 14,900. Heading into his 21st week, the singer's new album has sold 1,005,000 records to date.

Music newcomer Ke$ha's Animal received a five-spot boost to No. 25 with 12,500. With 32 weeks under her belt, the singer's new album has sold 885,200 units.

Grand Hustle rapper B.o.B.'s Adventures of Bobby Ray remained at No. 32 with 11,200. Going into his 17th week, the emcee's debut has shelled out 356,000 records.

OutKast frontman Big Boi's Sir Lucious Left Foot dropped eight slots to No. 44 with 8,000. After six weeks on the chart, the rapper's long-awaited debut has sold 137,700 pieces to date.

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

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