Sales Wrap: Bruno Mars Leads The Way, Kendrick Lamar Exits Top 20, Frank Ocean Strikes Gold
Wednesday, Feb 20, 2013 7:03PM
In this week's Sales Wrap, Bruno Mars leads the pack at No. 3, Kendrick Lamar bids farewell to the Top 20 and Frank Ocean strikes gold.
Leading the way this week is Bruno Mars' Unorthodox Jukebox moving up five spots to No. 3 with 86,300 behind 2013 Grammy Nominees (87,600) and Mumford & Sons' Babel (185,000). According to Nielsen SoundScan, Mars' new LP has sold 817,000 copies after ten weeks on store shelves.
Grammy-winning singer Rihanna's Unapologetic received a two-slot boost to No. 15 with 40,500. With 13 weeks knocked out, RiRi's new LP has sold 720,100 records.
Rap newcomer A$AP Rocky's Long. Live. A$AP dropped two spots to No. 26 with 24,200. With five weeks knocked out, Rocky's long-awaited debut has moved 245,200 pieces.
R&B diva Alicia Keys' Girl On Fire moved up five slots to No. 28 with 23,600. Headed into her 13th week on store shelves, Keys' latest offering has pushed out 565,000 records.
Music duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' The Heist fell 14 slots to No. 33 with 21,100. After 19 weeks, their new joint effort has sold 356,900 pieces.
West Coast rapper Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d city fell ten spots to No. 36 with 18,300. With 17 weeks under his belt, KL's new LP has sold 730,700 records.
R&B singer Miguel's Kaleidoscope Dream receved a 19 spot boost to No. 39 with 17,400. After 20 weeks, his new album stands at 321,400 sold units.
Grammy-winning singer Frank Ocean's channel ORANGE moved up four spots to No. 42 with 16,400. With 32 weeks out of the way, Ocean's debut has sold 508,200 records.
Music veteran Charlie Wilson's Love, Charlie fell 19 positions to No. 44 with 15,800. Headed into his first full month, CW's new LP has pushed out 79,700 units.
Grammy-winning rapper T.I.'s Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head moved down ten slots to No. 48 with 15,000. After nine full weeks, Tip's new LP has sold 389,000 copies.
Be sure to check back next week to see what new releases impact Sales Wrap!