Sales Wrap: Bruno Mars Nears No. 1, Eminem Makes Top 5 Recovery, Waka Flocka & Pimp C Go Hard In The Chart

Wednesday, Oct 13, 2010 12:25PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, Bruno Mars hovers over his competition, Eminem makes a recovery to Top 5 status, plus new releases from Waka Flocka, Pimp C and Faith Evans go hard in the chart.

R&B singer Bruno Mars' Doo-Wops & Hooligan debuted at No. 3 this week just two slots away from Toby Keith's Bullets in the Gun which opened at No. 1 with 70,900 albums. According to Nielsen SoundScan, Mars' new album has sold 54,800 records.

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem's Recovery received a one-slot boost to No. 4 with 52,500. After four months on the chart, Em's latest release has sold 2,768,100 copies.

Southern rapper Waka Flocka Flame's Flockaveli debuted on the chart at No. 6. After seven days in the stores, Waka's debut album has shelled out 37,200. [Click here to read a Flockaveli review.]

R&B singer Trey Songz's Passion, Pain & Pleasure moved down two notches to No. 9 with 31,700. With a month under his belt, the singer's latest album has sold 379,700 copies.

Soul chanteuse Faith Evans returns to the chart as Something About Faith lands at No. 15. Headed into her second week, the singer's new LP has shelled out 23,600 records.

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's I Am Not A Human Being fell hard dropping 14 positions to No. 16 with 23,100. After one week, the rapper's digital-only release has pushed out 133,400 units.

Southern rapper Gucci Mane's The Appeal also took a fall, moving down 14 slots to No. 18 with 20,100. Heading into his second week, the rapper's new LP has pushed 80,300 records to date.

R&B singer John Legend and The Roots' Wake Up! moved down nine slots to No. 21 with 18,700. Going into their first full month, the collaboration album has sold 112,500 records so far.

Departed U.G.K. member Pimp C's posthumous LP, Naked Soul of Sweet Jones debuted at No. 25. After seven days in stores, the UGK member's memory lives on with 17,900 sold copies.

Soulful singer Fantasia's Back To Me dropped two slots to No. 31 with 13,100. Headed into her second month, the crooner's latest LP has moved 261,800 records.

Young Money rapper Drake's Thank Me Later received a five-slot boost to No. 33 with 12,400. With 17 weeks in the books, the rapper's debut album stands at 1,112,100 sold copies.

Jailed rapper Lil Boosie's Incarcerated fell hard moving down 25 positions to No. 38 with 11,000. After two weeks on the chart, Boosie's new album has sold 41,500 records.

R&B singer Kem's Intimacy received a two-slot boost this week moving to No. 41 with 10,700. After two months, his new LP has shelled out 195,700 records.

Grammy-winning performer Usher's Versus EP moved down two spots to No. 44 with 10,000. After seven weeks of availability, the project now stands at 138,600 copies.

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

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