Sales Wrap: A$AP Rocky Loses No. 1 Spot, Kendrick Lamar Departs Top 10, Alicia Keys Strikes Gold

Wednesday, Jan 30, 2013 3:50PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, A$AP Rocky leads the way at No. 7, Kendrick Lamar stays put outside Top 10 and Alicia Keys hits gold status.

Leading the way this week is A$AP Rocky's Long. Live. A$AP dropping six slots to No. 7 with 37,700 copies behind Mumford & Sons' Babel (38,200), Kidz Bop 23 (40,300), 2013 Grammy Nominees (41,300), Pitch Perfect Soundtrack (44,200), Lumineers' Lumineers (49,600) and Gary Allan's Set You Free (106,100). After 14 days on store shelves, the LP has sold 176,600 copies.

Pop singer Bruno Mars' Unorthodox Jukebox fell three slots to No. 8 with 36,400. With seven weeks knocked out, Bruno's latest solo offering has sold 652,900 copies.

Music duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' The Heist received a two-slot boost to No. 13 with 19,500. With a full four months under their belts, the new LP has sold 291,900 records.

West Coast rapper Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d city slipped three spots to No. 19 with 17,900. Headed into week 15, Lamar's new LP has pushed out 675,400 units.

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna's Unapologetic fell ten slots to No. 23 with 17,100. After ten full weeks, RiRi's new solo effort has sold 637,100 pieces.

R&B diva Alicia Keys' Girl On Fire moved down a notch to No. 24 with 16,400. With nine weeks in the books, Keys' newest LP has moved 510,200 records.

"King of the South" T.I.'s Trouble Man: Heavy is the Head fell 14 spots to No. 28 with 15,300. With six weeks in the books, Tip's new LP has pushed out 345,700 records.

Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa's O.N.I.F.C. moved down five slots to No. 48 with 8,300. After a full two months, Wiz's sophomore Atlantic Records LP has sold 297,600 units.

Evening things out in Top 50 is The Weeknd's Trilogy sliding three spots down to No. 50 with 8,000. With 11 weeks knocked out, the Canadian singer's new compilation release has pushed out 235,000 copies.

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

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