Sales Wrap: Nicki Minaj Unloads At No. 1, Young Jeezy Fights To Keep Top 50, Obie Trice Invades The Chart

Wednesday, Apr 11, 2012 12:45PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, Nicki Minaj takes over at No. 1, Young Jeezy nearly misses Top 50 status and Obie Trice invades the chart.

Leading the pack this week is Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded at No. 1. According to Nielsen SoundScan, the Barbie's sophomore album shelled out 254,000 units in its opening week. [Check out Nicki Minaj's Score]

Young Money star Drake's Take Care dropped four slots to No. 28 with 17,400. With 21 weeks knocked out, Drizzy's sophomore solo effort has pushed out 1,669,400 records.

Rap duo LMFAO's Sorry for Party Rocking received a one-spot boost to No. 31 with 15,500. With 42 weeks out of the way, their new LP has moved 791,400 records.

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna's Talk That Talk dropped seven slots to No. 32 with 14,400. After 20 weeks on stores shelves, her newest offering has sold 809,200 copies.

Young Money rapper Tyga's Careless World fell five positions to No. 38 with 11,800. Headed into his second full month, his new LP has sold 181,300 records to date.

Roc Nation singer Melanie Fiona's MF Life moved down 19 slots to No. 41 with 10,900. With three weeks under her belt, her new LP stands at 61,200 sold units.

Evening things in Top 50 is Young Jeezy's Thug Motivation 103 falling seven slots to No. 50 with 9,400. After four months, his newest offering has moved 552,100 scanned records.

Former Shady Records rapper Obie Trice's long-awaited Bottoms Up debuted on the chart this week at No. 130. After seven days, the Detroit-bred emcee's new solo effort has sold 4,400 pieces.

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

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