Sales Wrap: Nas Brings Life At No. 1, Frank Ocean Splashes In Top 5, Matisyahu Sparks The Chart

Wednesday, Jul 25, 2012 12:26PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, Nas is back on top of the competition, Frank Ocean rides the Top 5 wave and Matisyahu sends a spark to the chart.

Leading the pack this week is Nas' Life Is Good album which landed at No. 1. According to Nielsen SoundScan, the LP has shelled out 149,200 units after seven days in stores. [Check out the Life Is Good 5 Reasons To Buy]

Odd Future affiliate Frank Ocean's Channel Orange dropped two slots to No. 4 with 54,000. After two weeks of availability, the singer's newest project has sold 185,300 copies to date.

Pop star Bruno Mars' Doo-Wops & Hooligans made a huge 124-spot jump to No. 11 with 27,400. After 94 weeks of going strong, his latest offering has shelled out 1,706,100 records.

R&B star Chris Brown's Fortune depated the Top 10 moving nine slots to No. 13 with 26,600. Headed into his first full month, Breezy's newest effort has sold 206,500 units.

Music veteran Usher's Looking 4 Myself dropped three spots to No. 17 with 22,900. With six weeks knocked out, Mr. Raymond's new LP has moved 285,700 records.

Miami rapper Rick Ross and Maybach Music Group's Self Made, Volume 2 moved seven spots to No. 20 with 17,700. With a full month in the books, the new compilation record has sold 171,900 copies.

Jewish reggae artist Matisyahu's Spark Seeker debuted on the chart at No. 22. After a week on store shelves, the LP has sold 16,500 pieces.

R&B icon R. Kelly's Write Me Back fell out of the Top 20 moving eight slots to No. 31 with 10,900. After a full month, the Pied Piper's latest solo effort has shelled out 117,000 units.

Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded received a nine-spot boost to No. 32 with 10,500. With four months knocked out, the Barbie's sophomore album has sold 588,600 copies.

Evening things out in Top 50 is Miami rapper Flo Rida's Wild Ones which dropped 20 slots to No. 44 with 8,400. After three weeks in stores, his new album has moved 52,600 records.

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

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