Kanye West Regains His Spot, Rihanna Hits A Milli, Joell Ortiz Brings Slaughter To The Chart

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Sales Wrap: Kanye West Regains His Spot, Rihanna Hits A Milli, Joell Ortiz Brings Slaughter To The Chart

Wednesday, Mar 2, 2011 12:15PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, Kanye West makes a huge comeback for aTop 20 spot, Rihanna finally hits a million sold and Slaughterhouse's Joell Ortiz debuts onto the chart.

Leading the pack this week is Bruno Mars' Doo-Wops & Hooligans which dropped one slot to No. 6 with 36,800 behind Justin Bieber's My World 2.0 (42,300), Now 37 (58,200), Mumford & Sons' Sigh No More (71,400), Justin Bieber's Never Say Never-Remixes (101,800) and Adele's 21 (351,600). According to Nielsen SoundScan, Mars' new album has sold 764,100 records after 21 weeks on the chart.

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem's Recovery also moved down one notch to No. 7 with 33,600. Headed into his 37th week, Slim Shady's latest offering currently stands at 3,700,500 sold copies.

Video vixen Rihanna's Loud received a two-slot boost to No. 8 with 33,300. Moving into her fourth full month, the singer's new album has shelled out 1,009,600 records to date.

Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday remained put at No. 9 with 32,300. With only 14 weeks under her belt, the self-proclaimed "Barbie" has already pushed out 1,159,500 units to date. [Check out Nicki Minaj's Score]

The 2011 Grammy Nominees, which features music from Drake and Rihanna, dropped out of the Top 10 moving down eight slots to No. 15 with 20,600. With five weeks in the books, the compilation project currently stands at 169,600 sold records.

Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy made a giant leap forward moving up 17 positions to No. 19 with 15,700. After 14 weeks, Yeezy's new solo album stands at 1,047,500 sold copies. [Check out Kanye West's Score]

R&B veteran R. Kelly's Love Letter dropped seven slots to No. 27 with 14,300. After 11 weeks on the chart, the singer's new LP rests at 450,000 sold units.

Young Money leader Lil Wayne's I Am Not A Human Being fell three positions to No. 28 with 14,100. With 22 weeks knocked out, Weezy's newest solo project stands at 783,800 scanned units.

Award-winning group Black Eyed Peas' The Beginning moved out of the Top 30 by dropping four slots to No. 31 with 13,900. After 13 weeks, the group's latest offering has sold 540,400 pieces.

Grammy-winning rapper T.I.'s No Mercy received a ten-slot boost to No. 33 with 12,900. After three months in stores, the incarcerated rapper's new LP has sold 452,500 records. [Check out T.I.'s Score]

Rapper/singer Cee-Lo Green's Lady Killer fell 12 slots to No. 34 with 12,900. After four months in stores, his latest offering now stands at 262,400 sold records. [Check out Cee-Lo's Buy My Record]

R&B singer Jamie Foxx's Best Night Of My Life remained at No. 37 with 11,800. With ten weeks in the books, his new LP has now sold 317,100 records.

R&B singer Trey Songz's Passion, Pain & Pleasure moved up three slots to No. 43 with 11,200. With 24 weeks in the books, Trigga Trey's latest offering has scooped out 711,600 records to date.

Evening things out in Top 50 this week is Ke$ha's Cannibal which received a 16-slot boost to No. 47 with 10,200. After 14 weeks, the singer's new LP has sold 313,300 records.

Slaughterhouse rapper Joell Ortiz's Free Agent debuted on the chart this week at No. 173. After seven days in stores, the album shelled out 4,000 copies. [Check out Joell Ortiz's Score]

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


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