Sales Wrap: Amy Winehouse Roars Loud, Drake Takes Top 10, T-Pain & Robin Thicke Invade The Chart
Wednesday, Dec 14, 2011 12:25PM
In this week's Sales Wrap, late singer Amy Winehouse gets fierce at No. 5, Drake falls to Top 10 plus T-Pain and Robin Thicke invade the chart.
Leading the pack this week is late singer Amy Winehouse's Lioness: Hidden Treasures at No. 5 behind Justin Bieber's Under the Mistletoe (158,200), Adele's 21 (187,400), Black Keys' El Camino (206,200) and Michael Buble's Christmas (479,400). According to Nielsen SoundScan, Winehouse's posthumous release sold 114,200 units in its opening week.
Young Money star Drake's Take Care fell three slots to No. 7 with 73,200. Headed into his fifth week on store shelves, Drizzy's sophomore album has moved 967,600 units.
Grammy-winning singer Rihanna's Talk That Talk dropped five slots to No. 12 with 51,800. Moving into her fourth week, the video vixen's new LP has sold 318,200 records.
Philadelphia rap group The Roots' Undun album debuted on the chart this week at No. 17. With seven days knocked out, their LP stands at 48,400 sold pieces. [Check out The Roots' Score]
R&B veteran Mary J. Blige's My Life II...The Journey Continues fell 15 positions to No. 21 with 42,400. Moving into her fourth week, the singer's newest album has pushed out 270,300 copies.
Soulful crooner Robin Thicke's Love After War debuted on the chart at No. 22. With seven days under his belt, the singer's new LP has sold 42,000 units.
Nappy Boy leader T-Pain's RevolveR premiered on the chart this week at No. 28. After seven days of availability, the auto-tune hitmaker's new LP has shelled out 33,800 records.
Rap duo LMFAO's Sorry for Party Rocking fell 12 slots to No. 37 with 28,300. With 25 weeks under their belts, their new LP has moved 360,200 copies.
Evening things out in Top 50 is Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV which fell 14 slots to No. 48 with 22,000. Moving into his 16th week, Weezy's latest solo offering has sold 1,797,600 copies.
Be sure to check back next week to see what new releases impact Sales Wrap!