Sales Wrap: Danger Mouse Leads Newcomers, Tinie Tempah Discovers In Top 30, New Boyz Light Up The Chart

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 12:30PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, Danger Mouse leads all first-week newcomers at No. 11, Tinie Tempah just misses a Top 20 debut and the New Boyz invade the chart.

Leading the pack this week is rap veteran group Beastie Boys' Hot Sauce Committee Part 2 remaining at No. 6 with 24,400 behind Mumford & Sons' Sigh No More (25,200), Jason Aldean's My Kinda Party (28,800), Now 38 (50,100), Seether's Holding Onto Strings Better (61,300) and Adele's 21 (137,600). According to Nielsen SoundScan, Beastie Boys' new LP has shelled 194,300 sold discs after three weeks in stores.

Comedic rap trio Lonely Island's Turtleneck & Chain fell four slots to No. 7 with 23,600. After 14 days in stores, their new LP has sold 91,500 discs.

Producer Danger Mouse's Rome debuted on the chart at No. 11. With seven days under his belt, Mouse's new project stands at 22,800 sold records.

Latin singer Jennifer Lopez's Love? moved three positions outside of Top 10 to No. 12 with 22,000. Headed into her first full month, the singer's new LP has sold 138,400 copies.

Pop star Bruno Mars' Doo-Wops & Hooligans remained at No. 18 with 18,600. After 33 weeks, the disc has sold 1,036,000 records.

Rapper Tinie Tempah's Disc-overy debuted on the chart this week at No. 21. With a week in the books, his new LP has sold 16,400 units.

R&B star Chris Brown's F.A.M.E. fell three slots to No. 23 with 15,700. With nine weeks under his belt, Chris Breezy's latest offering stands at 568,300 sold copies.

Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa's Rolling Papers dropped three slots to No. 26 with 15,000. After two months in stores, the "Black & Yellow" hitmaker's Atlantic Records' debut has sold 402,500 copies.

Odd Future rapper Tyler the Creator's Goblin took a hard hit falling 27 positions to No. 32 with 12,900. With two weeks knocked out, his sophomore solo album stands at 58,400 sold pieces. [Check out Tyler's Goblin Score]

Young Money star Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday remained at No. 37 with 12,500. Headed into her 27th week, the "Barbie's" new album stands at 1,381,500 sold units.

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna's Loud dropped three positions to No. 38 with 12,400. With 27 weeks in the books, RiRi's latest offering has sold 1,270,700 copies.

Gospel singer Kirk Franklin's Hello Fear moved down five slots to No. 39 with 12,300. After nine weeks in stores, his new disc stands at 243,900 sold records.

West Coast rap duo New Boyz's Too Cool To Care debuted on the chart this week at No. 41. After seven days in stores, their new LP has sold 11,700 records. [Check out New Boyz's 5 Reasons Why]

Soulful singer Raphael Saadiq's Stone Rollin' took a hard hit falling 32 slots to No. 46 with 10,500. With two weeks knocked out, his new LP stands at 32,100 sold records.

Evening things out in Top 50 is Eminem's Recovery which fell three slots to No. 50 with 9,800. After 48 weeks, Slim Shady's latest album rests at 3,500,700 pieces sold.

Be sure to check back next week to see how Maybach Music Group's Self Made Vol. 1 LP impacts the Sales Wrap!

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