Sales Wrap: 2 Chainz Unlocks No. 1, Rick Ross Stays Bossy At No. 3 & Insane Clown Posse Takeover Top 5
Wednesday, Aug 22, 2012 1:00PM
In this week's Sales Wrap, 2 Chainz takes over the competition at No. 1, Rick Ross shows who's boss at No. 3 and the Insane Clown Posse invade the chart in the Top 5.
Leading the pack this week is 2 Chainz's Based On A T.R.U. Story debuting at No. 1. According to Nielsen SoundScan, Chainz's long-awaited debut has sold 146,900 copies after a week in stores. [Check out 2 Chainz's Score]
Maybach Music Group leader Rick Ross' God Forgives, I Don't moved down a notch to No. 3 with 43,400. Headed into his first full month, Ricky Rozay's newest LP has moved 322,200 copies.
Rap veteran duo Insane Clown Posse's Mighty Dead Pop debuted at No. 4. With seven days knocked out, their new LP has pushed 40,800 records.
New York rap icon Nas' Life Is Good dropped ten slots to No. 23 with 14,900. After five weeks, Nasty Nas' latest solo offering has sold 259,700 pieces.
Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded returned to the charts moving up 25 slots to No. 27 with 14,200. After 20 weeks, the self-proclaimed Barbie's sophomore album has sold 626,500 copies.
Odd Future affiliate Frank Ocean's Channel Orange slipped 11 spots to No. 33 with 11,300. With six weeks under his belt, the singer's new LP has pushed 262,300 units.
R&B singer Chris Brown's Fortune moved down seven spots to No. 34 with 11,000. Moving into his second month on store shelves, Chris Breezy's new LP stands at 263,300 sold copies.
Music veteran Usher's Looking 4 Myself fell eight spots to No. 37 with 10,100. With ten weeks knocked out, his newest solo album has shelled out 337,400 records.
Young Money rapper Drake's Take Care jumped up 24 slots to No. 38 with 9,900. Headed into his 41st week, his sophomore album has sold 1,850,600 units.
Evening things out in Top 50 is Rihanna's Talk That Talk moving 45 slots forward to No. 48 with 7,900. After 39 weeks, her latest solo album has sold 981,600 pieces.
Be sure to check back next week to see how DJ Khaled's Kiss the Ring performs in Sales Wrap!