Sales Wrap: Bruno Mars Strikes Gold, T.I. Gets Dethroned From Top 10, Frank Ocean, 2 Chainz & Pitbull Return To The Chart
Wednesday, Jan 9, 2013 2:15PM
In this week's Sales Wrap, Bruno Mars strikes gold at No. 6, T.I. departs the Top 10 and Frank Ocean makes a triumphant return to the chart.
Leading the pack this week is the Les Miserables soundtrack at No. 1 with 92,500. According to Nielsen SoundScan, the compilation has sold 270,800 copies after three weeks in stores.
Pop singer Bruno Mars' Unorthodox Jukebox dropped two slots to No. 6 with 54,800. With four weeks in the books, his new LP has shelled out 535,100 copies to date.
Grammy-winning singer Alicia Keys' Girl on Fire received a nine-slot boost to No. 9 with 44,500. Headed into her seventh week on store shelves, the latest solo offering has sold 460,200 pieces.
West Coast rapper Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d city moved up three spots to No. 14 with 36,200. Moving hinto his third month, KL's new studio LP has pushed out 620,200 records.
Grammy-winning rapper T.I.'s Trouble Man: Heavy is the Head fell ten spots to No. 15 with 35,700. After three weeks of availability, Tip's newest effort has sold 288,400 units.
R&B diva Rihanna's Unapologetic moved 12 slots down to No. 19 with 27,100. With seven weeks knocked out, RiRi's new LP stands at 580,500 sold records.
West Coast-based duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' The Heist returned to the Top 50, moving up 31 slots to No. 21 with 23,400. With 13 weeks knocked out, their new joint effort has pushed out 236,900 records.
Pittsburgh rapper Wiz Khalifa's O.N.I.F.C. dropped ten spots to No. 33 with 16,400. Headed into his sixth week of availability, the father-to-be's sophomore Atlantic Records LP has sold 268,300 pieces.
Miami rapper Pitbull's Global Warming jumped forward 40 slots to No. 34 with 15,800. After seven weeks on store shelves, the LP has pushed out 167,300 copies.
Odd Future's Frank Ocean's Channel Orange returned to the Top 50 moving up 15 positions to No. 36 with 15,300. With 26 weeks in the books, his album has sold 458,300 records.
Atlanta rapper 2 Chainz's Based On A T.R.U. Story moved up 14 spots to No. 39 with 14,500. With 21 weeks in the books, the artist formely known as Tity Boi's LP has pushed out 492,400 pieces.
R&B singer Keyshia Cole's Woman to Woman received a 15-spot boost to No. 42 with 14,200. Headed into her second full month, Cole's new LP has moved 246,300 records.
West Coast rapper Game's Jesus Piece remained at No. 44 with 13,700. After a full month, his latest solo LP has pushed 159,700 copies.
R&B singer Miguel's Kaleidoscope Dream jumped forward 21 slots to No. 48 with 12,200. With 14 weeks in the books, his new LP has sold 271,100 records.
Chicago rap newcomer Chief Keef's Finally Rich fell 14 spots to No. 49 with 11,700. After three weeks in stores, the rapper's new LP has pushed out 90,500 copies.
Be sure to check back next week to see what new releases impact Sales Wrap.