Sales Wrap: Beyonce Slips Up, Bad Meets Evil Falls From Top 10, Wiz Khalifa Strikes Gold, Cool Kids Rattle Up The Chart
Wednesday, Jul 20, 2011 12:05PM
In this week's Sales Wrap, Beyonce falls a few slots back, Eminem and Royce Da 5'9 lose their Top 10 seed, Wiz Khalifa strikes gold plus The Cool Kids invade the sales chart.
Leading the pack this week is Beyonce's 4 at No. 5 with 72,300 behind Chris Young's Neon (72,800), Adele's 21 (76,700), Incubus' If Not Now, When? (79,600) and Blake Shelton's Red River Blue (116,400). According to Nielsen SoundScan, Beyonce's new album is nearing gold status after three weeks with 498,200 sold units.
Grammy-winning rapper Eminem and Royce Da 5'9's Hell: The Sequel fell six slots to No. 11 with 30,100. Headed into their sixth week, the duo's new album has sold 341,500 units.
R&B singer Jill Scott's Light of the Sun also dropped out of the Top 10 moving down seven positions to No. 14 with 21,100. With a full month under her belt, the soulful singer's new LP has shelled out 243,900 records.
G.O.O.D. Music artist Big Sean's Finally Famous dropped nine slots to No. 18 with 17,700. After three weeks in stores, the project has sold 132,400 records to date.
Miami rapper Pitbull's Planet Pit fell 11 slots to No. 27 with 14,600. With four weeks under his belt, Mr. 305's new LP stands at 116,800 sold records.
Pop star Bruno Mars' Doo-Wops & Hooligans moved down eight positions to No. 29 with 13,200. After 41 weeks on store shelves, the new LP has pushed out 1,171,100 pieces.
Young Money star Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday fell six slots to No. 31 with 12,600. After 34 weeks in stores, her 2010 debut album has sold 1,485,800 records.
Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa's Rolling Papers dropped nine slots to No. 38 with 10,300. With four months in the books, his Atlantic Records' debut has sold 505,500 records.
R&B veteran Brian McKnight's Just Me debuted on the chart this week at No. 39. With seven days to his name, the singer's new album has sold 10,400 units.
Grammy-winning singer Rihanna's Loud fell eight slots to No. 40 with 10,200. With 35 weeks knocked out, her new album has sold 1,371,000 pieces.
R&B star Chris Brown's F.A.M.E. moved down six slots to No. 45 with 9,500. With 17 weeks in the books, Chris Breezy's latest solo effort stands at 665,600 sold units.
Shady Records CEO Eminem's Recovery fell 12 slots to No. 46 with 9,500. With 56 weeks out of the way, his latest solo album has sold 3,952,400 copies.
Evening things out in Top 50 is Lloyd's King of Hearts which fell 39 slots to No. 49 with 9,200. With two weeks knocked out, the R&B singer's post-Murder Inc. debut has sold 35,600 records.
Midwest rap duo The Cool Kids' When Fish Ride Bicycles debuted on the chart this week at No. 76. With one week in the books, Chuck Inglish and Mickey Rocks' long-awaited debut has sold 6,500 records. [Check out Cool Kids' Buy My Record]
Odd Future duo MellowHype's Blackenedwhite debuted on the chart at No. 81. With a week in the books, their re-release has sold 6,200 records.
Be sure to check back next week to see how DJ Khaled's new album impacts the Sales Wrap.