Sales Wrap: Chris Brown's Fame Glows Gold, Wiz Khalifa Rolls Back Into Top 10, Nicki Minaj Rides A Small Boost

Wednesday, May 4, 2011 12:35PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, Chris Brown approaches gold status, Wiz Khalifa rolls back into the Top 10 and Nicki Minaj rides into the Top 30.

R&B singer Chris Brown's F.A.M.E. received a three slot boost to No. 6 with 28,400 falling behind Lemonade Mouth (29,600), Britney Spears' Femme Fatale (30,000), Mumford & Sons' Sigh No More (32,100), Foo Fighters' Wasting Light (34,300) and Adele's 21 (123,600). According to Nielsen SoundScan, Breezy's latest album rests at 513,200 sold copies after six weeks in stores.

Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa's Rolling Papers received a three spot bump to No. 9 with 23,600. With five weeks in the books, the rapper's Atlantic Records debut stands at 351,800 sold units.

Pop star Bruno Mars' Doo-Wops & Hooligans moved up five slots to No. 13 with 22,800. After 30 weeks in stores, his new album stands at 971,800 sold records.

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna's Loud crept up two positions to No. 14 with 21,900. After six months in stores, the R&B star's new album stands at 1,231,000 sold units.

Gospel singer Kirk Franklin's Hello Fear moved back into the Top 20 with a three slot boost to No. 19 with 16,400. After six weeks, his LP currently rests at 203,100 pieces.

Young Money star Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday hopped back into the Top 30 moving up eight slots to No. 28 with 12,900. After 23 weeks, her debut album has moved 1,342,200 records.

Soulful singer Jennifer Hudson's I Remember Me remained at No. 32 with 11,900. After six weeks on the chart, her latest release has shelled out 302,300 pieces.

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem's Recovery moved up a notch to No. 34 with 11,800. With 45 weeks under his belt, Slim Shady's latest offering stands at 3,831,000 sold copies.

Chicago rapper Lupe Fiasco's Lasers received a nine position boost to No. 35 with 11,400. After two months on store shelves, Fiasco's new LP has sold 358,300 units.

R&B singer Miguel's All I Want It You moved back into the Top 50 with a 14 spot boost to No. 37 with 11,100. After four months in stores, his album currently rests at 143,900 sold records.

Singer Marsha Ambrosius' Late Nights & Early Mornings moved up nine positions to No. 41 with 9,700. After nine weeks, her new LP stands at 259,800 sold pieces.

Award-winning group The Black Eyed Peas' The Beginning dropped six slots to No. 45 with 9,200. With 22 weeks knocked out, their latest project has sold 648,700 units.

Evening things out in Top 50 is Cee-Lo Green's Lady Killer which received a 24 slot boost to No. 48 with 8,300. Moving into his 26th week, Cee's new LP has sold 337,700 records.

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

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