Sales Wrap: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Steal Top 3, Machine Gun Kelly Shoots Up Top 5, Xzibit Blows Up The Chart

Wednesday, Oct 17, 2012 1:24PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis lead the charge, Machine Gun Kelly shoots things up at No. 4 and Xzibit blows up the chart.

Leading the pack this week is Macklemore and Ryan Lewis' The Heist opening at No. 2 behind Mumford & Sons' Babel (96,000). According to Nielsen SoundScan, the duo's new LP has sold 78,500 copies after a week.

Bad Boy Records rapper Machine Gun Kelly's Lace Up debuted at No. 4. With a week under his belt, MGK's long-awaited release has pushed out 50,700 records.

R&B singer Miguel's Kaleidoscope Dream dropped eight slots to No. 11 with 30,400. With two weeks knocked out, his new LP has shelled out 101,400 pieces.

G.O.O.D. Music's Cruel Summer fell eight spots to No. 20 with 17,900. After a month on store shelves, the LP has pushed out 306,500 copies.

Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz's Based On A T.R.U. Story remained at No. 31 with 13,000. With nine weeks out of the way, the artist formerly known at Tity Boi's debut has sold 329,700 pieces.

Grammy-winning rapper Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album, Part 1 fell 18 spots to No. 36 with 10,400. Moving into his first full month, Fiasco's latest solo offering has sold 120,600 records.

West Coast rapper Xzibit's Napalm debuted on the chart this week at No. 149. With seven days in the books, his new LP has pushed out 3,200 pieces.

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

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