Jay-Z & Kanye West Watch Atop The Competition, Ace Hood Hustles Into No. 8, Royce Da 5'9, Gucci Mane & Waka Flocka Speed Onto The Chart

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Sales Wrap: Jay-Z & Kanye West Watch Atop The Competition, Ace Hood Hustles Into No. 8, Royce Da 5'9, Gucci Mane & Waka Flocka Speed Onto The Chart

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2011 12:35PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, The Throne holds down their competition, Ace Hood hustles hard for a No. 8 position, plus Royce Da 5'9, Gucci Mane and Waka Flocka invade the chart.

Grammy-winning rappers Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch the Throne debuted atop the chart this week at No. 1. According to Nielsen SoundScan, the duo's new LP has sold 436,100 copies in seven days. [Check out The Throne's Score]

R&B diva Beyonce's 4 received a one-slot boost to No. 7 with 26,800. After seven weeks, her new LP has sold 653,800 records.

Florida rapper Ace Hood's Blood, Sweat & Tears debuted on the chart at No. 8. Heading into his second week, Ace's new LP has shelled out 26,300 copies.

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem and Royce Da 5'9's Hell: The Sequel moved up three notches to No. 11 with 23,300. With nine weeks knocked out, Bad Meets Evil's new EP has sold 443,500 copies.

Atlanta rappers Gucci Mane and Waka Flocka Flame's Ferrari Boyz debuted on the chart at No. 21. With a week in the books, the duo's new LP has pushed out 16,800 units. [Check out Gucci Mane's Buy My Record]

R&B singer Kelly Rowland's Here I Am moved down 11 slots to No. 24 with 16,100. Headed into her first full month, her new LP has sold 118,500 units.

Slaughterhouse spitter Royce Da 5'9's Success Is Certain debuted on the chart at No. 25. After seven days in stores, the new LP has moved 15,900 records. [Check out Royce's Score]

Late UK singer Amy Winehouse's 2007 album Back to Black moved 16 slots to No. 32 with 12,700. Since its release four years ago, the LP has sold 2,403,800 units.

G.O.O.D. Music artist Big Sean's Finally Famous received a one-slot boost to No. 40 with 10,900. Headed into his second month in stores, the LP has sold 181,600 records.

Young Money star Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday fell ten slots to No. 42 with 10,700. With 38 weeks in the books, her debut album has sold 1,533,500 pieces.

Pop star Bruno Mars' Doo-Wops & Hooligans fell five positions to No. 43 with 10,600. After 45 weeks, his latest offering has moved 1,217,100 records.

Soul singer Jill Scott's Light of the Sun dropped five spots to No. 44 with 10,300. With a full two months under her belt, Scott's new LP has sold 294,800 units.

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem's Recovery slipped three slots to No. 46 with 10,100. Headed into his 61st week, his new LP has pushed 3,991,600 records.

Miami rapper Pitbull's Planet Pit dropped 13 notches to No. 47 with 9,900. After two months, his new LP has sold 165,200 copies.

Fellow Miami artist DJ Khaled's We The Best Forever fell 17 slots to No. 48 with 9,800. With a month under his belt, Khaled's new compilation project has sold 97,200 units.

Rounding out things in Top 50 is singer Rihanna's Loud which dropped four slots to No. 50 with 9,000. After 39 weeks, her album has sold 1,408,500 records.

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

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