Sales Wrap: Jay-Z & Kanye West Enter The Gold Club, Eminem Hits 4 Milli, Beyonce Still Tops The Ladies

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2011 12:15PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, Jay-Z and Kanye West glow gold on top of their competition, Beyonce still leads the R&B ladies at No. 9 and Eminem hits another landmark.

Leading the pack this week is Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch the Throne at No. 1 with 176,800 copies. According to Nielsen SoundScan, the duo's new LP has reached gold status with 612,900 sold units after two weeks of availability.

Grammy-winning singer Beyonce's 4 fell two slots to No. 9 with 25,300. With two months under her belt, the new LP has shelled out 679,100 units.

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem and Royce Da 5'9's Hell: The Sequel slipped two notches to No. 13 with 19,500. Headed into their 11th week, the duo's new LP has pushed 463,000 records.

Florida rapper Ace Hood's Blood, Sweat & Tears dropped 26 slots to No. 34 with 10,200. After two weeks on the chart, his latest offering has pushed 36,500 records.

Pop star Bruno Mars' Doo-Wops & Hooligans received an eight-slot boost to No. 35 with 10,000. After 46 weeks, the singer's new LP has moved 1,227,200 units.

Young Money star Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday moved up five positions to No. 37 with 9,900. With 39 weeks knocked out, her debut album currently rests at 1,543,400 sold records.

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna's Loud cruised 12 slots upward to No. 38 with 9,900. Headed into her 41st week, the solo project has sold 1,418,300 pieces.

Miami rapper Pitbull's Planet Pit moved up six spots to No. 41 with 8,900. After nine weeks, his new LP has sold 174,200 records.

Soulful singer Jill Scott's Light of the Sun moved up two spots to No. 42 with 8,900. With nine weeks in the books, her new LP has pushed out 303,600 records.

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem's Recovery received a three-slot boost to No. 43 with 8,800. With 61 weeks out of the way, his 2010 solo LP has sold 4,000,400 records.

Late singer Amy Winehouse's 2007 sophomore album Back To Black dropped 12 positions to No. 44 with 8,800. The album has sold 2,412,600 units to date.

G.O.O.D. Music artist Big Sean's Finally Famous dropped seven slots to No. 47 with 8,100. With two months in the books, his long-awaited debut album has sold 189,700 units.

Evening things out in Top 50 is Wiz Khalifa's Rolling Papers, which moved up four slots to No. 54 with 7,600. Heading into his 22nd week, the rapper's Atlantic Records debut currently sits at 549,300 sold records.

Be sure to check back next week to see how Game's R.E.D. Album performs on Sales Wrap!

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