Sales Wrap: Eminem Leads The Pack, Lyfe Jennings Hits Top 10, Fabolous Feels The Competition

Wednesday, Sep 8, 2010 12:00PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, Eminem stays put at No. 3, Fantasia holds on to Top 5 and new releases from Lyfe Jennings and Fabolous hit the charts.

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem's Recovery kept put at No. 3 this week with 92,500 records sold and fell two spots behind Disturbed's Asylum which topped the charts with 179,500 sold albums. According to Nielsen SoundScan, Slim Shady's new LP has sold 2,420,400 records after 11 weeks in stores.

R&B singer Fantasia's Back To Me fell three spots to No. 5 with 40,100. After two weeks on the chart, the crooner's new disc has pushed out 157,200 units.

Retired soul singer Lyfe Jennings' I Still Believe debuted on the charts this week at No. 6. With seven days under his belt, the singer's final LP has sold 36,300 copies.

Soul crooner Kem's Intimacy fell out of the Top 10 this week moving five slots to No. 11 with 22,800. After three weeks, the singer's latest offering has sold 127,600 records.

Grammy-winning singer Usher's Versus dropped nine slots to No. 13 with 22,500. Headed into his third week, his new EP has gone on to sell 68,400 pieces to date.

Young Money rapper Drake's Thank Me Later received a two-slot boost to No. 16 with 19,800. With three months to his name, the emcee's debut currently rests at 1,033,600 records to date.

Southern rapper Rick Ross' Teflon Don moved out from Top 20 by seven slots to No. 24 with 16,100. After seven weeks of availability, the rapper's new solo project has sold 368,700 records.

R&B singer Usher's Raymond V Raymond fell 11 spots to No. 30 with 13,900. With 23 weeks in the books, the singer's new LP has sold 1,051,200 records.

Grammy-nominated rapper Fabolous' There Is No Competition 2 EP debuted on the charts this week at No. 32. With one week in the books, Fab's retail re-release pushed out 12,200 records.

Music newcomer Ke$ha's Animal dropped five positions to No. 33 with 11,900. Heading into her 36th week, the singer's new album has sold 926,400 pieces.

Award-winning group Black Eyed Peas' E.N.D. (Energy Never Dies) moved five slots down to No. 39 with 9,700. With 65 weeks in the books, the group's 2009 album has now sold 2,766,400 records.

Evening things out in Top 50 is B.o.B.'s Adventures of Bobby Ray which feel seven slots to No. 46 with 8,400. After 19 weeks of availability, his debut album has sold 385,700 pieces.

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

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