Sales Wrap: J. Cole Keeps The Competition Sidelined, Lil Wayne Stays Grounded In Top 10, Styles P LOX's Into The Chart

Wednesday, Oct 12, 2011 12:35PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, J. Cole leads the competition at No. 5, Lil Wayne remains within the Top 10 and The LOX's Styles P invades the chart.

Leading the pack this week is J. Cole's Cole World: The Sideline Story moving down four slots to No. 5 with 54,000 behind Lady Antebellum's Own the Night (57,600), Tony Bennett's Duets II (70,700), Adele's 21 (111,900) and Scotty McCreery's Clear As Day (196,700). According to Nielsen SoundScan, Cole's long-awaited debut has sold 271,900 copies in 14 days.

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV received a one notch boost to No. 6 with 53,100. After six weeks on the chart, Weezy's latest solo album has pushed out 1,505,600 records to date.

Rap duo Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch the Throne dropped two positions to No. 13 with 23,300. After nine weeks, The Throne's new joint effort has sold 953,600 copies.

R&B diva Beyonce's 4 moved up three slots to No. 20 with 15,400. Headed into her fourth full month, the mother-to-be's newest album has pushed out 833,700 copies to date.

Hip-hop duo LMFAO's Sorry for the Party Rocking moved up five slots to No. 31 with 11,400. After four months in stores, their new LP has sold 158,100 records.

The LOX rapper Styles P's Master of Ceremonies debuted on the chart this week at No. 33. With seven days under his belt, the Ghost's solo effort rests at 11,300 sold pieces.

Rap duo Eminem and Royce Da 5'9's Hell: The Sequel experienced a three slot boost to No. 34 with 11,000. Moving into their 18th week, Bad Meets Evil's joint effort has scraped up 563,300 records.

Producer DJ Shadow's Less You Know, The Better debuted on the chart this week at No. 149. After seven days on the chart, his new LP has sold 3,400 records.

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

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