Sales Wrap: Tank Leads The Charge, B.o.B. Floats Outside Of Top 10, Nicki Minaj Receives Top 20 Pink Slip

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 12:00PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, Tank leads the pack at No. 9, B.o.B. soars into the Top 10 and Nicki Minaj loses her placing in the Top 20.

Leading the pack this week is R&B veteran Tank's This Is How I Feel at No. 9 behind Jack White's Blunderbuss (34,300), One Direction's Up All Night (40,200), Silversun Pickups' Neck of the Woods (40,600), Norah Jones' Little Broken Hearts (59,600), Now 42 (65,000), Lionel Richie's Tuskegee (71,100), Adele's 21 (101,400) and Carrie Underwood's Blown Away (119,500. According to Nielsen SoundScan, his new LP has shelled out 33,100 copies after seven days in stores.

Grand Hustle rapper B.o.B.'s Strange Clouds moved down seven slots to No. 12 with 25,000. After two weeks on store shelves, his new LP has pushed out 101,400 copies.

Young Money star Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded moved down four slots to No. 21 with 17,600. With six weeks knocked out, her sophomore LP has moved 453,500 records.

Iconic rap group Beastie Boys' Licensed To Ill dropped 11 spots to No. 29 with 13,600. Since its 1986 release, the album has pushed out 5,566,100 pieces.

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna's Talk That Talk dropped a notch to No. 32 with 11,800. With 25 weeks under her belt, RiRi's newest solo offering stands at 867,300 sold records.

Young Money rapper Drake's Take Care slipped five spots to No. 38 with 11,000. Headed into his 27th week, Drizzy's sophomore effort has moved 1,733,800 pieces.

Evening things out in Top 50 is Future's Pluto moving down 15 spots to No. 49 with 8,700. After a full month on store shelves, the Atlanta rapper's debut has sold 79,000 copies.

Be sure to check back next week to see how Killer Mike's new album performs on Sales Wrap!

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