Sales Wrap: Wiz Khalifa Blacks Out The Competition, Snoop Dogg Barks Into Top 10, E-40 Doubles Up

Wednesday, Apr 6, 2011 12:40PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, Wiz Khalifa topples his competition at No. 2, Snoop Dogg finds a home in the Top 10, and E-40 doubles up on the chart.

Leading the pack this week is Wiz Khalifa's Rolling Papers which opened at No. 2 behind Britney Spears' Femme Fatale (277,100). According to Nielsen Soundscan, Wiz's Atlantic Records debut has sold 198,200 copies after seven days in stores. [Check out Wiz Khalifa's Score]

R&B singer Chris Brown's F.A.M.E. dropped three slots to No. 4 with 91,200. Headed into his third week, Chris Breezy's latest offering has moved 362,200 records to date.

Singer Jennifer Hudson's I Remember Me fell five positions to No. 7 with 56,300. With two weeks under her belt, the former "American Idol" contestant's new LP has sold 221,400 records.

West Coast rap veteran Snoop Dogg's Doggumentary debuted on the chart at No. 8. After seven days, the rap star's latest solo project has sold 50,500 copies. [Check out Snoop Dogg's Score]

Gospel singer Kirk Frankliln's Hello Fear dropped four slots to No. 9 with 46,200. Moving into his third week in stores, the new album has sold 121,100 records.

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna's Loud received a three-slot boost to No. 14 with 23,800. Creeping into her 21st week, the video vixen's new LP has pushed out 1,138,500 copies to date.

Chicago rapper Lupe Fiasco's Lasers beamed out of the Top 10, moving down six slots to No. 16 with 23,400. After a full month in stores, the long-awaited album has sold 303,200 copies.

Pop star Bruno Mars' Doo-Wops & Hooligans moved back into the Top 20 with a two-slot boost to No. 19 with 21,100. After 26 weeks, the singer's new album has sold 886,700 units.

Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday remained at No. 20 with 19,900. After 19 weeks on the chart, Nicki's debut album has sold 1,281,300 copies.

R&B singer Marsha Ambrosius' Late Nights & Early Mornings fell five slots to No. 21 with 19,900. With five weeks in the books, her new album has sold 210,200 units.

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem's Recovery remained at No. 27 with 17,500. After 41 weeks under his belt, Slim Shady's new LP rests at 3,773,100 sold pieces.

E-40's Graveyard Shift album debuted on the chart at No. 40 with 13,600. The rapper's Overtime Shift also debuted at No. 42 with 13,400. [Check out E-40's Buy My Record]

Evening things out in Top 50 is Black Eyed Peas' The Beginning moving down nine slots to No. 48 with 12,300. After 18 weeks on the chart, the album currently rests at 601,800 sold units.

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

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