Sales Wrap: Rihanna Makes History At No. 1, Pitbull Warms Up Top 20, Nicki Minaj Pumps Up The Chart

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012 2:35PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, Rihanna leads the pack at No. 1, Pitbull barks his way into the Top 20 and Nicki Minaj makes a swift return to the chart.

Leading the way this week is Rihanna's Unapologetic at No. 1, making it her first-ever chart-topping release. According to Nielsen SoundScan, RiRi's newest LP has sold 238,000 copies in its opening week.

R&B singer Keyshia Cole's Woman to Woman debuted on the chart this week at No. 10. With a solid week under her belt, Cole's new LP has shelled out 95,900 units.

Miami rapper Pitbull's Global Warming also made its way to the chart at No. 14. After seven days on store shelves, his newest solo effort has sold 63,800 records.

Singer Christina Aguilera's Lotus dropped ten slots to No. 17 with 52,600. Headed into week three, her new LP has sold 125,400 copies.

West Coast rapper Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d city dropped four spots to No. 22 with 49,400. Headed into his sixth week, Lamar's new studio debut has shelled out 428,000 records.

Young Money rapper Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded The Re-Up took a huge 80-spot jump to No. 27 with 36,200. After 34 weeks on stores, the LP has sold 726,900 pieces.

R&B singer Ne-Yo's R.E.D. dropped ten slots to No. 33 with 28,800. Headed into his first full month, the crooner's newest LP has sold 119,700 copies.

Singer The Weeknd's Trilogy fell 30 spots to No. 34 with 27,800. With two weeks knocked out, his new compilation album has sold 114,100 units.

Evening things out in Top 50 is 2 Chainz's Based On A T.R.U. Story moving up 15 spots to No. 48 with 21,600. With 15 weeks under his belt, the Atlanta rapper's solo debut has moved 404,700 copies.

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

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