Sales Wrap: Justin Bieber Fever Returns, Eminem Passes Nicki Minaj, Saigon & Ginuwine Invade The Chart

Wednesday, Feb 23, 2011 11:32AM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, Justin Bieber fever returns to the top, Eminem passes Nicki Minaj, plus Saigon and Ginuwine invade the sales chart.

Leading the pack this week is teenage sensation Justin Bieber's Never Say Never-Remixes which landed at No. 1. According to Nielsen SoundScan, the singer's new compilation album has shelled out 161,400 copies after seven days in stores.

Pop star Bruno Mars' Doo-Wops & Hooligans received a one-slot boost to No. 5 with 60,900. After 20 weeks on store shelves, his new LP has sold 727,300 records.

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem's Recovery moved up a notch landing at No. 6 with 60,600. After 35 weeks on the chart, Slim Shady's 2010 album rests at 3,633,900 sold discs.

The 2011 Grammy Nominees, which includes Drake and Rihanna, moved back into the Top 10 with a four-slot boost to No. 7 and 55,600. With a full month in the books, the compilation album has shelled out 149,000 records.

Young Money star Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday fell from Top 5 moving down five positions to No. 9 with 45,900. After 13 weeks on the chart, the self-proclaimed Barbie's debut has sold 1,127,200 records. [Check out Nicki Minaj's Score]

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna's Loud received a two-slot loss to No. 10 with 45,200. With 14 weeks knocked out, RiRi's new album has shelled out 976,300 records to date.

R&B veteran R. Kelly's Love Letter dropped two slots to No. 20 with 23,200. Moving into his 11th week, the famed singer's latest solo release has sold 435,700 copies.

Goodie Mob member Cee-Lo Green's Lady Killer received a huge jump moving 31 slots up to No. 22 with 22,800. After 15 weeks on the chart, his latest offering has sold 249,600 records. [Check out Cee-Lo's Buy My Record]

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's I Am Not A Human Being received a nine-slot boost to No. 25 with 21,400. After 21 weeks, the Young Money leader's new LP stands at 769,700 pieces.

Award-winning group The Black Eyed Peas' The Beginning moved down 13 positions to No. 27 with 20,700. With three months in the books, the group's latest offering sits at 526,400 copies.

R&B singer Ginuwine's Elgin debuted on the chart this week landing at No. 30. With seven days in the books, his new LP has shelled out 19,100 copies.

Grammy-winning producer/rapper Kanye West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy dropped from the Top 20 moving ten slots to No. 36 with 16,800. After 13 weeks, Yeezy's comeback LP has sold 1,031,800 records. [Check out Kanye West's Score]

R&B singer Jamie Foxx's Best Night Of My Life moved down 16 positions to No. 37 with 16,300. With nine weeks in the books, Foxx's latest offering has sold 305,400 records.

Incarcerated rapper T.I.'s No Mercy dropped seven slots to No. 43 with 14,800. With 11 weeks knocked out, Tip's new LP has sold 439,700 copies. [Check out T.I.'s Score]

Evening things out in Top 50 is Trey Songz's Passion, Pain & Pleasure which fell three slots to No. 46 with 13,700. After 23 weeks, Trigga Trey's new album has sold 700,400.

Brooklyn rapper Saigon's long-awaited Greatest Story Never Told finally landed on the chart this week at No. 61. With seven days in the books, the "Yard Father's" debut has sold 11,300 copies. [Check out Saigon's Buy My Record]

Be sure to check back next week to see if Joell Ortiz's Free Agent lands in the Sales Wrap.

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