Sales Wrap: Whitney Houston's Music Relives In Top 10, Drake Loses His Place, Young Jeezy Falls From Top 20
Wednesday, Feb 15, 2012 2:30PM
In this week's Sales Wrap, late music icon Whitney Houston's greatest hits lead the pack, Drake loses a couple steps within the Top 10 and Young Jeezy's motivation steams outside of Top 20.
Leading the pack this week is recently deceased icon Whitney Houston's Whitney: The Greatest Hits re-entering the chart at No. 6 behind Paul McCarty's Kisses on the Bottom (74,000), The Fray's Scars & Stories (87,000), Now 41 (142,000), Van Halen's A Different Kind of Truth (187,000) and Adele's 21 (237,000). Since it's 2000 release, the album has sold over 10 million copies worldwide.
Young Money rap star Drake's Take Care sophomore album dropped four slots to No. 8 with 32,000. After 13 weeks in stores, Drizzy's new LP has shelled out 1,438,000 copies to date.
Atlanta rapper Young Jeezy's Thug Motivation 103: Hustlerz Ambition fell nine slots to No. 21 with 22,000. With two months knocked out, the Def Jam star's newest album has moved 441,000 copies.
Rap duo Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch the Throne received an eight-slot boost to No. 25 with 18,000. With 24 weeks out of the way, the rap duo's summer LP sits at 1,316,000 units.
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV moved up two spots to No. 29 with 16,000. Headed into his 24th week, the Young Money boss' latest solo LP has moved 1,997,000 records.
Be sure to check back next week to see what new albums impact Sales Wrap.