Sales Wrap: Nicki Minaj Creeps Back Into Top 20, B.o.B. Loses Steam, Killer Mike & Krizz Kaliko Invade The Chart

Wednesday, May 23, 2012 2:05PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, Nicki Minaj leads the charge returning to the Top 20, B.o.B. falls out of Top 10 plus Killer Mike and Krizz Kaliko invade the chart.

Leading the pack this week Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded moving up six slots to No. 15 with 21,300 behind Luke Bryan (21,500), Gotye (21,800), Jack White (23,300), Smash Cast (25,200), One Direction (34,300), Lionel Richie (38,900), Glee Cast (39,200), Beach House (40,800), Now 42 (41,800), Tenacious D (44,400), Norah Jones (45,100), Carrie Underwood (53,800), Adele (63,100), Adam Lambert (77,100). According to Nielsen SoundScan, Minaj's sophomore album has sold 474,800 copies after seven weeks in stores.

Grand Hustle rapper B.o.B.'s Strange Clouds dropped eight slots to No. 20 with 16,200. With three weeks knocked out, Bobby Ray's new LP has shelled out 117,600 units.

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna's Talk That Talk moved up four slots to No. 28 with 10,900. With 26 weeks under her belt, RiRi's newest offering stands at 878,200 sold records.

Young Money star Drake's Take Care received a two-spot boost to No. 36 with 10,200. After 27 weeks on store shelves, his latest LP has moved 1,744,000 albums.

R&B veteran Tank's This Is How I Feel dropped 28 notches to No. 37 with 10,200. Heading into his third week, the singer's new LP has moved 43,300 records.

Evening things out in Top 50 is rapper Krizz Kaliko's Kickin & Screamin debuting at No. 43. With seven days under his belt, the Tech N9ne protege's new album has pushed 9,500 copies.

Atlanta rapper Killer Mike's R.A.P. Music debuted on the chart this week at No. 83. His new Williams Street Records debut scooped up 5,300 records after a week of availability.

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

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