Sales Wrap: Jay-Z & Kanye West Go Platinum, Boyz II Men's "20" Hits No. 20, Jedi Mind Tricks Invade The Chart
Wednesday, Nov 2, 2011 1:15PM
In this week's Sales Wrap, Jay-Z and Kanye West touch a milli, Boyz II Men go No.20 for "20", and Jedi Mind Tricks invade the chart.
Leading the pack this week is Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV dropping five slots to No. 11 with 29,000 behind Tony Bennett's Duets II (30,700), Lady Antebellum's Own The Night (31,000), Scotty McCreery's Clear As Day (42,300), Tom Waits' Bad As Me (63,800), Toby Keith's Clancy's Tavern (68,600), Adele's 21 (107,000), Michael Buble's Christmas (140,900), Kelly Clarkson's Stronger (163,800) and Coldplay's Mylo Xyloto (448,300). According to Nielsen SoundScan, Weezy's latest album has sold 1,615,100 copies after nine weeks in stores.
Roc Nation protege J. Cole's Cole World: The Sideline Story dropped five slots to No. 16 with 19,600. After five weeks in stores, his long-awaited debut album has sold 348,000 records.
Rap superstar duo Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch the Throne slipped three spots to No. 19 with 18,900. With 12 weeks under their belts, The Throne's joint effort now stands at 1,013,300 sold units.
R&B group Boyz II Men's Twenty debuted on the chart this week at No. 20. With seven days knocked out, the veteran crew's new LP has sold 18,400 copies.
Rap dup LMFAO's Sorry for the Party Rocking dropped two spots to No. 25 with 16,000. After 19 weeks, their new LP has sold 199,200 records.
Grammy-winning singer Beyonce's 4 moved down seven positions to No. 28 with 14,300. After 18 weeks, the mother-to-be's latest solo offering stands at 877,400 sold copies.
R&B singer Joe's The Good, The Bad, The Sexy fell 27 spots to No. 35 with 10,300. Heading into his third week in stores, the crooner's new LP has sold 43,100 pieces.
Hip-hop duo Jedi Mind Tricks' new Violence Begets Violence debuted on the chart this week at No. 103. After seven days in stores, their new album has pushed out 4,400 records. [Check out Jedi Mind Tricks' 5 Reasons Why]
Be sure to check back next week to see what new releases impact Sales Wrap!