Sales Wrap: Bruno Mars Still Runs The Pack, T.I. Keeps Trouble Brewing In Top 20, 2 Chainz Shines Gold
Wednesday, Jan 16, 2013 3:40PM
In this week's Sales Wrap, Bruno Mars leads the pack at No. 6, T.I. holds down Top 20 and 2 Chainz exits Top 30 but hits gold status.
Leading the pack this week is Bruno Mars' Unorthodox Jukebox staying at No. 6 with 42,400 behind the Pitch Perfect soundtrack (45,200), Taylor Swift's Red (48,900), the Les Miserables soundtrack (51,500), Hollywood Undead's Notes From The Underground (52,700) and Chris Tomllin's Burning Lights (72,600). After five weeks, Mars' new LP has sold 577,500 copies.
Grammy-winning rapper T.I.'s Trouble Man: Heavy is the Head received a two-slot boost to No. 13 with 23,200. With a full month under his belt, Tip's latest solo offering has shelled out 311,600 copies.
R&B diva Rihanna's Unapologetic moved up two notches to No. 17 with 20,600. After two months, RiRi's new LP has pushed out 601,100 records.
West Coast rapper Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d city dropped six slots to No. 20 with 19,100. With three months out of the way, Lamar's studio effort has sold 639,200 pieces.
R&B singer Alicia Keys' Girl on Fire dropped 13 slots to No. 22 with 18,000. With seven weeks done, her new LP has sold 478,200 copies.
Music duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' The Heist fell three slots to No. 24 with 17,000. Moving into week 15, their new joint effort has sold 253,900 units.
Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa's O.N.I.F.C. dropped three spots to No. 36 with 11,500. With six weeks under his belt, the Taylor Gang leader's newest offering has pushed 279,800 records.
West Coast rapper Game's Jesus Piece received a three-slot boost to No. 41 with 9,800. After five weeks of availability, his newest LP has shelled out 169,500 records.
Miami rapper Pitbull's Global Warming moved down eight spots to No. 42 with 9,800. Headed into his ninth week, Pit's newest LP has sold 177,100 units.
Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz's Based On A T.R.U. Story fell four spots to No. 43 with 9,600. With 22 weeks under his belt, his solo effort has sold 502,000 records.
R&B singer The Weeknd's Trilogy moved up eight slots to No. 44 with 9,600. After nine weeks, his compilation project has moved 218,100 pieces.
Evening things out in Top 50 is Chief Keef's Finally Rich moving down a notch to No. 50 with 8,100. After a full month, the rapper's solo debut has moved 98,700 copies.
Be sure to check back next week to see what new releases impact Sales Wrap!