Sales Wrap: Nicki Minaj Falls From No. 1, Monica Brings Life To Top 5, Trip Lee Invades The Chart

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2012 12:10PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, Nicki Minaj loses her number one spot, Monica brings life to Top 5 and Trip Lee invades the chart.

Leading the pack this week is Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded at No. 3 with 81,000 behind Adele's 21 (91,700) and Lionel Richie's Tuskegee (128,600). According to Nielsen SoundScan, Minaj's sophomore LP has sold 334,700 records after two weeks in stores.

R&B singer Monica's New Life debuted on the chart this week at No. 4. With seven days in the books, her new LP has shelled out 69,500 copies.

Christian rapper Trip Lee's Good Life enterted the chart at No. 17. After a week on store shelves, his new LP has moved 21,700 units.

Young Money star Drake's Take Care moved down a notch to No. 29 with 14,100. After 22 weeks of availability, his latest offering has pushed out 1,683,400 records.

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna's Talk That Talk dropped eight slots to No. 40 with 11,000. Headed into her 22nd week, RiRi's new LP has sold 820,200 pieces.

Young Money rapper Tyga's Careless World dropped five slots to No. 43 with 9,800. With two months in the books, Tyga's newest solo offering has sold 191,100 copies.

Rap duo LMFAO's Sorry for Party Rocking fell 14 spots to No. 45 with 9,100. Headed into their 44th week, their newest LP has sold 800,500 copies.

Evening things out in Top 50 is Roc Nation protege Melanie Fiona's MF Life at No. 49 with 8,300. After a month in stores, her latest album stands at 69,500 sold copies.

Be sure to check back next week to see what new releases impact Sales Wrap!

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