Sales Wrap: Rick Ross Triumphs At No. 1, Nas Departs The Top 5, Joss Stone Brings Soul To The Chart

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2012 12:30PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, Rick Ross dominates atop his competition, Nas still enjoys life inside Top 10 and Joss Stone invades the chart.

Leading the way this week is Rick Ross' God Forgives, I Don't at No. 1. According to Nielsen SoundScan, the Boss' new LP has shelled out 219,100 copies after seven days in stores. [Check out Rick Ross' Score]

Rap veteran Nas' Life Is Good fell four slots to No. 6 with 31,900. With three weeks in the books, Nasty Nas' new solo album has pushed out 226,100 copies.

Singer Joss Stone's Soul Sessions V2 debuted on the chart at No. 10. With a week knocked out, her new LP has sold 24,100 units.

R&B singer Frank Ocean's Channel Orange dropped out of the Top 10 moving six slots to No. 14 with 19,700. With a month under his belt, his new LP has sold 237,500 records.

Fellow singer Chris Brown's Fortune slipped four spots to No. 19 with 16,300. Headed into his sixth week on store shelves, Chris Breezy's newest album has sold 240,700 pieces.

Grammy-winning singer Usher's Looking 4 Myself dropped four slots to No. 23 with 15,000. With two months in the books, Usher's newest offering has sold 316,500 records.

Rap star Rick Ross and Maybach Music Group's Self Made Vol. 2 moved down 14 spots to No. 29 with 11,200. Headed into its seventh week, the compilation has sold 201,200 copies.

Grammy-winning singer R. Kelly's Write Me Back moved down nine spots to No. 44 with 8,400. With six weeks under his belt, Kells' new LP has sold 134,000 units.

Miami rapper Flo Rida's Wild Ones slipped seven spots to No. 47 with 7,500. After five weeks of availability, his newest LP has sold 67,700 pieces.

Evening things up in Top 50 is Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded dropping 16 spots to No. 49 with 7,300. After 18 weeks, the Barbie's sophomore LP has sold 605,800 copies.

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

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