Sales Wrap: Whitney Houston Still Dominates, Tyga Roars At No. 4, Chiddy Bang Land In Top 10
Wednesday, Feb 29, 2012 12:01PM
In this week's Sales Wrap, the late Whitney Houston leads the pack at No. 2, Tyga busts onto the chart at No. 4 and Chiddy Bang land a Top 10 slot.
Leading the pack this week is late music icon Whitney Houston's Greatest Hits at No. 2 with 173,800 behind Adele's 21 (296,500). According to Nielsen SoundScan, Houston's compilation album has sold over ten million copies worldwide.
Young Money rapper Tyga's long-awaited Careless World debuted on the chart this week at No. 4. With seven days in the books, his new LP has sold 61,500 records. [Check out Tyga's Score]
Alternative rap crew Chiddy Bang's Breakfast debuted onto the chart this week as well at No. 8. With a week under their belts, the Philadelphia rap crew's new record has moved 30,600 records.
The 2012 Grammy Nominees compilation album dropped five slots to No. 10 with 28,500. After five weeks on store shelves, the project has sold 250,600 units.
Young Money rapper Drake's Take Care fell a notch to No. 13 with 26,000. Headed into his 16th week, Drizzy's sophomore LP has moved 1,495,400 records.
Grammy-winning singer Rihanna's Talk That Talk received a three-spot boost to No. 14 with 23,200. With 14 weeks out of the way, her newest offering has sold 697,700 copies.
Rap duo LMFAO's Sorry for Party Rocking remained at No. 18 with 18,300. Headed into their 37th week, their latest LP has sold 695,700 units.
Pop star Bruno Mars' Doo-Wops & Hooligans dropped 16 slots to No. 24 with 16,900. With 73 weeks under his belt, the singer's LP has pushed out 1,550,200 copies.
Atlanta rap star Young Jeezy's Thug Motivation 103 received a one-notch boost to No. 25 with 16,100. After ten weeks in stores, his latest solo offering has sold 477,900 pieces.
The Queen of R&B Mary J. Blige's My Life II...The Journey Continues dropped four slots to No. 34 with 13,900. After 14 weeks, the singer's newest LP has moved 531,000 records.
Grammy-winning rappers Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch the Throne fell ten slots to No. 38 with 13,100. Headed into week 30, the duo's joint effort has shelled out 1,348,900 units.
Evening things out in Top 50 is Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV dropping three slots to No. 42 with 12,100. With 26 weeks knocked out, Weezy's latest solo LP has sold 2,025,400 records to date.
Be sure to check back next week to see how new releases from Ja Rule, Too Short, Estelle, WZRD and more perform in Sales Wrap!