Sales Wrap: Lil Wayne Loses Top Billing, Eminem Can't Recover Top 5, Trey Songz Keeps Pleasuring Top 20
Wednesday, Oct 27, 2010 12:50PM
In this week's Sales Wrap, Lil Wayne abducts No. 5, Eminem cannot recover his Top 5 status and Trey Songz keeps enjoying the pleasures of Top 20 inclusion.
Incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne's I Am Not A Human Being dropped four slots to No. 5 with 64,500 as Sugarland's Incredible Machine tops all albums with 202,700 sold records. According to Nielsen SoundScan, Weezy's new album has shelled out 323,200 units after a month of availability.
Grammy-winning rapper Eminem's Recovery moved three spots below Top 5 with 42,600. After 18 months in stores, Slim Shady's latest release has sold 2,861,000 units.
R&B singer Trey Songz's Passion, Pain & Pleasure slid four slots to No. 17 with 22,500. Headed into its seventh week in stores, the singer's new album has sold 429,600 records.
Burgeoning crooner Bruno Mars' Doo-Wops & Hooligan dropped 12 slots to No. 24 with 17,000. After three weeks, his new album has shelled out 99,300 copies.
Soulful singer John Legend and The Roots' Wake Up! fell six positions to No. 33 with 12,100. With five weeks under their belts, their compilation album now stands at 139,200 sold copies.
Southern rapper Waka Flocka Flame's Flockaveli moved back 13 spots to No. 34 with 11,700. Moving into his first full month on the chart, Flocka's debut album has sold 67,200 records to date.[Click here to read a review of the album.]
Young Money rapper Drake's Thank Me Later slipped nine positions to No. 43 with 9,700. With 19 weeks in the books, the emcee's debut album has pushed 1,133,400 records.
R&B singer Fantasia's Back To Me dropped ten positions to No. 46 with 9,400. After nine weeks, the singer's new album has sold 282,000 units.
Southern rapper Rick Ross' Teflon Don rounds out Top 50, as he drops three slots to No. 47 with 9,200. With 14 weeks under his belt, the Boss' latest solo effort has shelled out 443,100 records.
Be sure to check back next week to see if new releases from Termanology, Skillz and Chaundon impact Sales Wrap.