Sales Wrap: Alicia Keys Lights A Fire At No. 1, Kendrick Lamar Returns To Top 20, Sheek Louch & Ghostface Killah Tear Down The Block

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2012 2:25PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, Alicia Keys lights a fire atop her competition, Kendrick Lamar makes his way back into Top 20 plus Sheek Louch and Ghostface Killah invade the chart.

Leading the pack this week is Alicia Keys' Girl On Fire at No. 1. According to Nielsen SoundScan, her latest solo offering has shelled out 158,600 copies after a week in stores.

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna's Unapologetic dropped five slots to No. 6 with 71,600. With two weeks under her belt, RiRi's newest LP has sold 309,600 records.

R&B singer Keyshia Cole's Woman to Woman fell five spots to No. 15 with 37,100. Headed into her third week, Cole's new album has pushed out 133,000 pieces.

Weest Coast rapper Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d city received a four-slot boost to No. 18 with 28,900. With six weeks knocked out, Kendrick's new studio effort has sold 456,900 records.

Goodie Mob rapper/singer Cee-Lo Green's Magic Moment re-entered the Top 50 moving up 88 slots to No. 32 with 21,500. After five weeks, the LP has sold 47,200 pieces.

Miami rapper Pitbull's Global Warming fell 24 spots to No. 38 with 18,600. After two weeks on store shelves, his newest LP has moved 82,400 records.

Soulful singer The Weekend's Trilogy dropped eight positions to No. 42 with 16,400. With three weeks knocked out, his compilation effort has sold 130,400 units.

Evening things out in Top 50 is Christina Aguilera's Lotus falling 30 spots to No. 47 with 14,800. Moving into her first full month, the singer's new LP has sold 140,200 pieces.

Rappers Ghostface Killah and Sheek Louch's Wu Block 2012 joint effort debuted on the chart at No. 90. With seven days knocked out, their new collaborative project has sold 8,800 records. [Check out the Wu Block 2012 SOHH Score]

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

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