Sales Wrap: Young Jeezy's Motivation Rises To The Top, Common's Dream Lives In Top 20, Roscoe Dash Juices The Chart

Wednesday, Dec 28, 2011 12:40PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, Young Jeezy leads the pack at No. 3, Common finds himself in Top 20 and Roscoe Dash invades the chart.

Leading the pack this week is Young Jeezy's Thug Motivation 103: Hustler's Ambition at No. 3 behind Adele's 21 (399,000) and Michael Buble's Christmas (467,000). According to Nielsen SoundScan, the rapper's long-awaited new LP has sold 233,000 copies in its opening week. [Check out Young Jeezy's Score]

Young Money star Drake's Take Care received a two-slot boost to No. 5 with 131,000. Heading into his seventh week, Drizzy's new album rests at 1,175,000 sold records to date.

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna's Talk That Talk moved back into the Top 10 boosting forward seven slots to No. 7 with 99,000 records. With six weeks under her belt, RiRi's new solo LP has moved 472,000 units.

Rap duo LMFAO's Sorry for Party Rocking made a five-slot jump to No. 16 with 74,000. After 27 weeks, their newest offering stands at 475,000 sold records.

Chicago rap veteran Common's The Dreamer/The Believer debuted on the chart this week at No. 17. After seven days of availability, the emcee-turned-actor's new album has pushed out 69,000 copies. [Check out Common's Score]

Young Money leader Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV hopped forward 15 slots to No. 22 with 56,000. Knocking out week 18, Weezy's newest solo effort has shelled out 1,882,000 copies.

Atlanta rapper Roscoe Dash's J.U.I.C.E. finally debuted on the chart this week at No. 132. With seven days to his name, the rapper's new record has sold 9,500 pieces.

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