Sales Wrap: Justin Bieber Kisses The Competition Away, Wale Finds His Ambition At No. 2, Tyrese Gets Invited To Top 10

Wednesday, Nov 9, 2011 12:30PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, pop star Justin Bieber looks down at the competition from No. 1, Maybach Music Group's Wale cruises into No. 2 and R&B veteran Tyrese holds down Top 10.

Leading the pack this week is teen star Justin Bieber's Under the Mistletoe, which features Busta Rhymes and Mariah Carey, at No. 1. According to Nielsen SoundScan, the LP has sold 210,400 copies after a week in stores.

Maybach Music Group leader Wale's Ambition opened at No. 2. With a week under his belt, Wale's sophomore solo album has sold 164,000 pieces. [Check out Wale's Score]

R&B singer Tyrese's Open Invitation debuted on the chart at No. 9. After seven days, the singer-turned-actor's new LP has pushed out 76,100 units.

Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV fell four slots to No. 15 with 28,400. Moving into his 11th week, Weezy's latest solo effort has scooped out 1,643,500 records.

Roc Nation protege J. Cole's Cole World: The Sideline Story fell four positions to No. 20 with 22,000. Headed into his seventh week, the North Carolina-bred emcee's long-awaited debut has pushed out 370,000 units.

Superstar rap twosome Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch the Throne dropped four slots out of Top 20 landing at No. 23 with 19,400. After 13 weeks, their new joint effort stands at 1,032,700 sold records.

Rap duo LMFAO's Sorry for the Party Rocking received a one-notch boost to No. 24 with 19,100. With 20 weeks knocked out, their new LP stands at 218,300 sold records.

R&B diva Beyonce's 4 dropped four spots to No. 32 with 15,600. Headed into her 20th week, the mother-to-be's new solo LP has pushed out 893,000 pieces.

Be sure to check back next week to see how Mac Miller's new Blue Slide Park impacts Sales Wrap!

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