Sales Wrap: Eminem Gets Knocked From The Top, Drake Hits A Milli, Fantasia & Usher Make Strong Debuts

Wednesday, Sep 1, 2010 12:45PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, Eminem falls from the top of the charts, Fantasia and Usher debut prominently within the Top 5 and Drake hits the million albums sold mark.

Leading the way this week is Fantasia's Back To Me which debuted at No. 2 behind Katy Perry's Teenage Dream which sold 192,100 records. According to Nielsen SoundScan, the singer's new album has sold 117,100 units after seven days in stores.

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem's Recovery fell two steps to No. 3 with 98,500. After 10 weeks on the charts, the rapper's new album has sold 2,327,800 records.

R&B singer Usher's Versus debuted at No. 4 this week. With one week under his belt, the singer's EP managed to snag 45,900 sold copies in total.

Soulful singer Kem's Intimacy dropped four slots to No. 6 with 30,400. Headed into his third week, the crooner's new LP rests at 104,700 sold records.

Miami rapper Rick Ross' Teflon Don fell six slots to No. 17 with 20,600. With six weeks to his name, the Def Jam juggernaut's latest release has sold 352,600 copies.

Young Money artist Drake's Thank Me Later also moved down six slots to No. 18 with 20,200. After 11 weeks in stores, the rapper's long-awaited debut has reached platinum status with 1,013,700 sold copies to date.

R&B singer Usher re-appears in the charts with Raymond V Raymond which received a 12-position boost to No. 19 with 19,700. After 22 weeks on the chart, Usher's new album has sold 1,037,300 records.

Music newcomer Ke$ha's Animal took a five-spot drop to No. 28 with 14,700. After 34 weeks, the singer's new album has sold 914,500 records.

Award-winning group Black Eyed Peas' E.N.D. (Energy Never Dies) slipped five spots to No. 34 with 10,300. With 64 weeks in the books, the group's 2009 album has sold 2,756,700 units.

Grand Hustle rapper B.o.B.'s Adventures of Bobby Ray also slid five slots to No. 39 with 9,900. After 18 weeks, the Southern emcee's new record currently stands at 377,300 sold pieces.

Evening things out in Top 50 is Big Boi's Sir Lucious Left Foot which moved up three slots to No. 49 with 8,700.

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

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