Sales Wrap: Wiz Khalifa Rolls Up In Top 10, Nicki Minaj Gets Her Top 20 Pink Slip, Atmosphere Rises Onto The Chart

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2011 1:30PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, Wiz Khalifa leads the pack at No. 8, Nicki Minaj receives her Top 20 pink slip and Atmosphere invade the chart.

Holding it down in the Top 10 is Wiz Khalifa's Rolling Papers which dropped three positions to No. 8 with 36,800 copies behind Songs For Japan (36,800), Britney Spears' Femme Fatale (42,700), Mana's Drama Y Luz (46,500), Paul Simon's So Beautiful Or So What (68,300), Alison Krauss & Union's Paper Airplane (83,000), Adele's 21 (92,500) and Foo Fighters' Wasting Light (234,500). According to Nielsen SoundScan, Wiz's Atlantic Records debut has sold 294,300 records after three weeks in stores.

R&B singer Chris Brown's F.A.M.E. moved down three slots to No. 9 with 35,000. With a full month in the books, Chris Breezy's latest solo effort has shelled out 448,300 records to date.

Rap group Atmosphere's Family Sign debuted on the chart this week at No. 13. With seven days in the books, Slug and Ant's new project has pushed out 27,700 records.

Gospel singer Kirk Franklin's Hello Fear moved four slots out of Top 10 to No. 14 with 23,200. After a month in stores, his new offering has sold 169,600 copies.

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna's Loud received a four-slot boost to No. 17 with 21,800. Headed into its 23rd week, RiRi's new solo album has pushed out 1,180,900 records to date.

Soulful singer Jennifer Hudson's I Remember Me dropped eight slots to No. 19 with 21,000. After a month of availability, the former "American Idol" contestant's new LP stands at 272,900 sold records.

Pop star Bruno Mars' Doo-Wops & Hooligans fell four positions to No. 28 with 18,500. After 28 weeks, his new LP stands at 923,900 sold copies.

Young Money star Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday fell from Top 20 this week moving down five slots to No. 31 with 14,900. With 21 weeks knocked out, her debut album rests at 1,313,200 sold copies.

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem's Recovery moved down four slots to No. 33 with 14,200. Headed into his 44th week, Slim Shady's latest offering stands at 3,802,700 sold units.

Chicago rapper Lupe Fiasco's Lasers dropped seven positions to No. 34 with 14,000. After six weeks on the chart, his long-awaited album currently rests at 334,000 sold pieces.

R&B singer Marsha Ambrosius' Late Nights & Early Mornings dropped eight slots to No. 38 with 13,100. Moving into her second full month on store shelves, Ambrosius' new LP stands at 238,400 sold pieces.

Evening things out in Top 50 this week are the Black Eyed Peas' The Beginning which remained at No. 43 with 11,200. After 20 weeks of availability, the group's new LP has sold 625,300 records to date.

Be sure to check back next week to see where Cam'ron and Vado's Gunz N' Butta debuts on Sales Wrap.

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