Sales Wrap: Eminem Unable To Recover No. 1, Bun B Passes Rick Ross, Drake Stays In The Top 10
Wednesday, Aug 11, 2010 11:00AM
In this week's Sales Wrap, Eminem is unable to regain the top spot, Bun B outsells Rick Ross at No. 4 and Drake remains within Top 10.
Grammy-winning rapper Eminem's Recovery sold 152,100 records this week and remained at No. 2 while Arcade Fire's Suburbs topped the chart with 156,100 sold units. According to Nielsen SoundScan, Em's latest solo album has sold 1,980,400 copies after seven weeks in stores.
Bun B's Trill O.G. debuted on the chart this week at No. 4. After seven days in stores, the rapper's latest disc, which The Source rated classic (5-mics), has pushed out 40,800 records.
Triple C's leader Rick Ross' Teflon Don moved down two notches to No. 5 with 39,400. Headed into his first full month, Ross' latest solo project has moved 278,800 pieces.
Young Money artist Drake's Thank Me Later slid three slots to No. 8 with 31,200. With two months under his belt, Drizzy's long-awaited debut has sold 945,900 records.
R&B singer Usher's Raymond V. Raymond dropped five slots to No. 17 with 16,300. Going into his 20th week in stores, the bachelor's new LP has pushed out 990,100 units.
Award-winning group The Black Eyed Peas' E.N.D. (Energy Never Dies) dropped four positions to No. 18 with 16,300. With 61 weeks knocked out, the group's 2009 release continues to sell with a total of 2,718,300 pieces.
Music newcomer Ke$ha's Animal received a two-slot boost to No. 30 with 11,600. Heading into her 32nd week, the singer's new album has moved out 872,700 records to date.
Grand Hustle rapper B.o.B.'s Adventures of Bobby Ray dropped 11 slots to No. 32 with 11,400. Going into his fourth month on the chart, the rapper's debut has sold 344,800 units.
OutKast frontman Big Boi's Sir Lucious Left Foot fell 13 positions to No. 36 with 10,000. After five weeks on the chart, the rapper's new solo album has shelled out 129,800 records.
Be sure to check back next week to see what new releases impact Sales Wrap.