Sales Wrap: Nicki Minaj Finally Strikes Gold, Travis Porter Get Their Day In Top 20, Drake Stays Put

Wednesday, Jun 6, 2012 12:00PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, Nicki Minaj heads the rap pack once again, Travis Porter lay their foot down in the Top 20 and Young Money's Drake stays put just inside the Top 50.

Leading the way this week is rocker John Mayer's Born & Raised at No. 1. According to Nielsen SoundScan, his new LP sold 65,400 albums.

Young Money star Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded received a nine-slot boost to No. 13 with 15,300. With nine weeks in the books, the rapper's sophomore album hits gold status with 508,100 sold units.

Rap crew Travis Porter's From Day 1 debuted on the chart this week at No. 16. With seven days under their belts, the hip-hop squad's new LP has moved 14,300 copies.

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna's Talk That Talk moved up six slots to No. 31 with 10,400. Headed into Week 29, RiRi's newest solo offering stands at 899,900 sold records.

Grand Hustle rapper B.o.B.'s Strange Clouds remained at No. 34 with 10,100. Moving into his sixth week, the Atlanta native's sophomore effort has pushed out 140,500 pieces to date.

Evening things out in Top 50 is Drake's Take Care staying stuck at No. 43. After 29 weeks of availability, his latest LP stands at 1,762,200 sold records.

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

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