Sales Wrap: Game Puts His Pieces Together At No. 5, Kendrick Lamar Strikes Gold, Big Boi Makes Dangerous Chart Return
Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012 2:50PM
In this week's Sales Wrap, Game makes his debut in Top 5, Kendrick Lamar shines golden at No. 40 and Big Boi invades the chart.
Leading the way this week is pop singer Bruno Mars' Unorthodox Jukebox at No. 2 behind Taylor Swift's Red (208,000). According to Nielsen SoundScan, Mars' new LP has shelled out 192,000 records after seven days in stores.
West Coast rapper Game's Jesus Piece debuted on the chart this week at No. 5. With With a full week under his belt, the "Marrying the Game" star's newest LP has pushed out 87,000 copies. [Check out Game's Score]
Grammy-winning singer Alicia Keys' Girl On Fire moved down a notch to No. 8 with 61,000. Headed into her first full month, Keys' new LP has sold 298,000 records.
Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa's O.N.I.F.C. fell 23 slots to No. 25 with 40,000. Moving into his third week of availability, Wiz's sophomore Atlantic Records effort has sold 182,000 copies.
Goodie Mob member Cee-Lo Green's Magic Moment slid three slots to No. 28 with 36,000. After seven full weeks, his new LP has pushed out 113,000 units.
OutKast member Big Boi's Vicious Lies & Dangerous Rumors landed at No. 33. Headed into his second week, Boi's sophomore solo effort has sold 30,000 pieces. [Check out Big Boi's 5 Reasons]
West Coast rap newcomer Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d city moved down eight spots to No. 40 with 24,000. With a full two months knocked out, Lamar's new LP sits at 506,000 sold records.
Be sure to check back next week to see how T.I.'s Trouble Man: Heavy Is the Head performs on Sales Wrap!