Sales Wrap: Bruno Mars Soars, Nicki Minaj Shows & Tells In Top 10, Rihanna Takes A Few Steps Back

Wednesday, Jan 26, 2011 1:00PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, Bruno Mars leads the show, Nicki Minaj holds steady in Top 10 and Rihanna loses a few steps.

Leading the pack this week is Bruno Mars' Doo-Wops & Hooligans moving two slots down to No. 6 behind Gregg Allman's Low Country Blues (36,500), Social Distortion's Hard Times & Nursery Rhymes (46,400), The Script's Science & Faith (49,300), Kidz Bop Kids' Kidz Bop 19 (70,100) and Decemberists' King Is Dead (93,900). According to Nielsen SoundScan, Mars' new album has shelled out 562,600 records after four months in stores.

Young Money artist Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday slid four positions down to No. 9 with 28,400. After nine weeks on the chart, her solo debut album 950,900 sold records. [Check out Nicki Minaj's Score]

R&B singer Rihanna's Loud fell out of the Top 10, moving down four positions to No. 12 with 26,200. Headed into her 11th week, the video vixen's latest solo offering has moved 839,600 pieces.

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy swirled six positions to No. 16, with 21,500. With nine weeks in the books, Ye's comeback LP rests at 962,200 sold records. [Check out Kanye West's Score]

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem's Recovery fell three positions to No. 17 with 19,500. After 31 weeks in stores, Slim Shady's latest solo effort has pushed out 3,489,200 copies.

R&B singer R. Kelly's Love Letter dropped one slot to No. 18 with 18,100. After six weeks, Kells' new LP stands at 347,600 sold units.

Award-winning group Black Eyed Peas' The Beginning remained at No. 22 with 15,500. With two months in the books, the crew's latest compilation project has sold 441,600 records.

R&B singer Jamie Foxx's Best Night Of My Life slid three slots to No. 24 with 15,000. After five weeks on the chart, his new LP has sold 233,900 records.

Grammy-winning rapper T.I.'s No Mercy dropped two slots to No. 26 with 14,100. With seven weeks in the books, the incarcerated rapper's new LP has moved 381,500 pieces to date. [Check out T.I's Score]

Pop star Ke$ha's Cannibal received a 12-slot boost to No. 27 with 13,700. Moving into her 10th week, the singer's latest offering has sold 264,300 records.

Young Money leader Lil Wayne's I Am Not A Human Being dropped seven slots to No. 34 with 12,600. With 17 weeks under his belt, Weezy's newest solo project stands at 704,400 sold units.

Rapper/Singer Cee-Lo Green's Lady Killer received a two-slot boost to No. 41 with 10,600. After 11 weeks, Cee's new LP stands at 197,100 sold copies. [Check out Cee-Lo's Buy My Record]

R&B singer Keyshia Cole's Calling All Hearts fell 19 positions to No. 45 with 10,000. Moving into her sixth week, the singer's new solo LP has shelled out 203,700 units.

Evening things out in Top 50 this week is Keri Hilson's No Boys Allowed which dropped 12 slots to No. 48 with 9,400. With five weeks in the books, Miss Keri's new LP stands at 172,000.

Be sure to check back next week to see how Talib Kweli's new Gutter Rainbows album performs in Sales Wrap.

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