Sales Wrap: Odd Future Tape Up The Pack, Melanie Fiona Lives In Top 10, Diggy Simmons & Machine Gun Kelly Invade The Chart
Wednesday, Mar 28, 2012 12:15PM
In this week's Sales Wrap, Odd Future lead the pack at No. 5, Melanie Fiona lives up to expectations in Top 10 and Diggy Simmons invades the Top 20.
Ahead of the competition this week is West Coast crew, Odd Future, with their OF Tape Vol. 2 at No. 5 behind One Direction's Up All Night (55,500), Shins' Port of Morrow (74,500), Adele's 21 (130,400) and the Hunger Games Soundtrack (175,200). According to Nielsen SoundScan, the group's new LP has sold 40,200 units after seven days on store shelves.
Roc Nation protege Melanie Fiona's MF Life debuted on the chart at No. 7. With an entire week under her belt, the crooner's newest offering has shelled out 34,200 records.
Rap newcomer Diggy Simmons' Unexpected Arrival landed at No. 13. In his opening week, the rapper's debut LP pushed out 21,400 units.
R&B singer Rihanna's Talk That Talk moved down a notch to No. 14 with 19,500. Headed into her 19th week, RiRi's newest LP has sold 779,400 records.
Young Money star Drake's Take Care dropped 11 slots to No. 18 with 17,900. With 19 weeks knocked out, his sophomore LP has moved 1,636,100 records to date.
Young Money rapper Tyga's Careless World fell eight positions to No. 20 with 16,300. After five weeks on store shelves, his new album has moved 156,900 copies.
Rap duo LMFAO's Sorry for Party Rocking received a two-slot boost to No. 21 with 16,200. After 40 weeks, their LP has shelled out 763,300 pieces.
Atlanta rapper Young Jeezy's Thug Motivation 103 moved down six slots to No. 30 with 11,800. Headed into week 15, the Snowman's new LP stands at 532,800 sold copies.
Rap duo Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch the Throne jumped up ten slots to No. 36 with 9,900. After 33 weeks, their joint effort has sold 1,392,600 records.
Bad Boy Records rapper Machine Gun Kelly's Half Naked & Almost Famous album debuted at No. 46. With seven days under his belt, the rapper's new solo effort has pushed out 8,500 copies.
Evening things out in Top 50 is Bruno Mars' Doo-Wops & Hooligans dropping ten slots to No. 49 with 8,200. After 77 weeks, his LP has shelled out 1,591,500 records to date.
Be sure to check back next week to see what new releases impact Sales Wrap!