Sales Wrap: Drake Reverses Sophomore Jinx W/ A Milli, Amy Winehouse Stays In Top 10, Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa Invade The Chart
Wednesday, Dec 21, 2011 12:40PM
In this week's Sales Wrap, Drake proves the sophomore jinx is all hype with a million copies sold, Amy Winehouse's presence lives on in Top 10 plus Anthony Hamilton, Wiz Khalifa and Snoop Dogg invade the chart.
Leading the pack this week is pop star Justin Bieber's Under the Mistletoe moving up a notch to No. 3 with 171,000 behind Adele's 21 (277,000) and Michael Buble's Christmas (448,000). According to Nielsen SoundScan, Biebs' new LP has sold 329,200 units after seven weeks in stores.
Young Money star Drake's Take Care remained at No. 7 with 77,000. With five weeks under his belt, Drizzy's sophomore LP currently stands at 1,044,000 sold records.
Late singer Amy Winehouse's Lioness: Hidden Treasures fell five slots to No. 10 with 65,000. With two weeks knocked out, her posthumous releases has moved 189,200 copies.
Soull singer Anthony Hamilton's Back to Love debuted on the chart this week at No. 12. After seven days, his latest solo effort stands at 63,000 sold records.
Grammy-winning pop artist Rihanna's Talk That Talk slipped two slots to No. 14 with 54,000. Moving into her fifth week, the video vixen's new LP has sold 373,000 pieces.
Rap duo LMFAO's Sorry for Party Rocking received a 16 spot boost to No. 21 with 40,000. With 26 weeks in the books, their newest release has moved 401,000 records.
R&B veteran Mary J. Blige's My Life II...The Journey Continues fell two slots to No. 23 with 39,000. Headed into her fifth week, the singer's new LP has moved 309,300 units.
West Coast rap veteran Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa's Mac & Devin Go To High School Soundtrack debuted on the chart at No. 26. With seven days to their names, the duo's new joint record has sold 39,000 units.
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV received an 11-slot boost to No. 37 with 29,000. With 17 weeks knocked out, Weezy's new solo effort has shelled out 1,826,000 records.
Evening things out in Top 50 is Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch the Throne moving down four slots to No. 49 with 22,000. With 19 weeks out of the way, their joint record has sold 1,166,000 units.
Be sure to check back next week to see how Common and Young Jeezy perform in Sales Wrap!