Lil Wayne Gets A Lil Boost, Joe Makes Smooth Landing In Top 10, DJ Drama Takes A Fall

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Sales Wrap: Lil Wayne Gets A Lil Boost, Joe Makes Smooth Landing In Top 10, DJ Drama Takes A Fall

Wednesday, Oct 26, 2011 12:55PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, Lil Wayne leads the pack at No. 6, R&B veteran Joe debuts within the Top 10 and DJ Drama takes a steep drop.

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV leads the way at No. 6 with 35,300 behind Tony Bennett's Duets II (38,900), Evanescence's self-titled LP (39,600), Scotty McCreery's Clear As Day (56,500), Casting Crowns' Come to the Well (99,100) and Adele's 21 (105,600). According to Nielsen SoundScan, Weezy's latest solo effort has pushed out 1,586,100 units after two months in stores.

R&B singer Joe's The Good, The Bad & The Sexy debuted on the chart this week at No. 8. After seven days in stores, the crooner's new LP has sold 32,900 records.

Roc Nation rapper J. Cole's Cole World: The Sideline Story remained at No. 11 with 23,700. With a full month under his belt, Cole's long-awaited debut LP has shelled out 328,400 units.

Rap duo Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch the Throne fell three slots to No. 16 with 19,200. After 11 weeks, their new joint effort has pushed out 994,400 copies.

Grammy-winning singer Beyonce's 4 received a three-slot boost to No. 21 with 14,500. Headed into her 18th week, the R&B diva's new solo LP has moved 863,200 units.

Rap crew LMFAO's Sorry for the Party rocking jumped up eight slots to No. 23 with 12,900. After 18 weeks, their LP has sold 183,300 copies.

Detroit rappers Eminem and Royce Da 5'9's Hell: The Sequel fell four positions to No. 44 with 9,200. With 19 weeks knocked out, their joint effort has pushed out 582,700 records.

Rap rockers Everlast's Songs of the Ungrateful Living debuted on the chart this week at No. 48. With seven days in the books, their new album has sold 8,900 pieces.

Atlanta radio personality DJ Drama's Third Power compilation album took a stiff 56-spot fall to No. 98 with 4,200. After two weeks, Barack O'Drama's new LP has sold 14,000 units.

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

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