Lil Wayne Hits A Milli, Jay-Z & Kanye West Dethroned From Top 5, Bad Meets Evil Strike Gold

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Sales Wrap: Lil Wayne Hits A Milli, Jay-Z & Kanye West Dethroned From Top 5, Bad Meets Evil Strike Gold

Wednesday, Sep 14, 2011 1:05PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, Lil Wayne leads the way atop his competition, Jay-Z and Kanye West fall from Top 5 and Bad Meets Evil hit the jackpot outside of Top 20.

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV toppled its competition at No. 1 with 218,800. According to Nielsen SoundScan, Weezy's long-awaited new album has sold 1,184,100 records in just two weeks.

Rap stars Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch the Throne dropped two slots to No. 6 with 49,300. Headed into their sixth week, the duo's new LP has moved 836,000 records.

R&B superstar Beyonce's 4 also fell a couple notches to No. 9 with 25,500. With 11 weeks in the books, her newest solo effort currently stands at 764,800 sold copies.

West Coast rapper Game's R.E.D. Album dropped 11 slots from the Top 10 to No. 19 with 18,800. After three weeks, his fourth solo album has pushed out 155,500 units.

Grammy-winning rapper Eminem and Royce Da 5'9's Hell: The Sequel slipped one notch to No. 21 with 17,400. With 13 weeks under their belts, Bad Meets Evil's summer EP has sold 515,900 copies.

Miami rapper Pitbull's Planet Pit took a huge 20-slot jump to No. 27 with 14,100. With three months in the books, the rapper's new solo effort stands at 205,900 sold records.

Pop star Bruno Mars' Doo-Wops & Hooligans slipped three positions to No. 35 with 9,900. After 49 weeks, the singer's album has moved 1,258,500 records.

Pop singer Rihanna's Loud fell three slots to No. 40 with 9,100. With 43 weeks in the books, her album has shelled out 1,452,900 pieces.

Young Money star Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday dropped ten slots to No. 43 with 8,900. After 42 weeks, her 2010 debut album has sold 1,573,400 units.

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


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