Sales Wrap: Joe Budden's Love Debuts, A$AP Rocky Lives Outside Top 20, Frank Ocean Makes Triumphant Return

Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013 4:39PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, Joe Budden finds love just outside of Top 10, A$AP Rocky departs the Top 20 and Frank Ocean makes a strong return to the Top 50.

Leading the pack this week is Bruno Mars' Unorthodox Jukebox falling two slots down to No. 8 with 40,800 behind Red's Release The Panic (41,500), Justin Bieber's Believe Acoustic (43,400), Andrea Bocelli's Passione (51,300), Mumford & Sons' Babel (54,100), Now 45 (86,600), Tim McGraw's Two Lanes of Freedom (106,600) and Josh Groban's All That Echoes (145,000). According to Nielsen SoundScan, Bruno's latest LP has moved 730,700 copies after nine weeks in stores.

The 2013 Grammy Nominees received a three-slot boost to No. 11 with 37,100. With three weeks in the books, the compilation album has sold 102,900 records.

Slaughterhouse member Joe Budden's No Love Lost debuted at No. 15. With a full week under his belt, Joey's new LP has shelled out 30,000 units.

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna's Unapologetic moved up a couple notches to No. 17 with 23,700. After three months of availability, her newest offering sits at 679,500 scanned records.

West Coast duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' The Heist fell three spots to No. 19 with 23,000. After 18 weeks, their new LP has pushed out 335,700 pieces.

Harlem rapper A$AP Rocky's Long. Live. A$AP fell 11 slots to No. 24 with 19,900. With a full month knocked out, Rocky's debut stands at 221,000 sold records.

Music veteran Charlie Wilson's Love, Charlie dropped 21 positions to No. 25 with 19,600. After 14 days on store shelves, the LP has moved 63,900 units.

West Coast rapper Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d city moved down five spots to No. 26 with 19,600. After four months, the Aftermath Records protégé's new LP stands at 712,400 pieces.

R&B diva Alicia Keys' Girl On Fire slipped two spots to No. 33 with 16,800. With 11 weeks knocks out, Alicia's LP has sold 541,400 records.

Grammy-winning rapper T.I.'s Trouble Man: Heavy Is The Head fell back five slots to No. 38 with 14,800. With two months under his belt, Tip's new LP has sold 374,000 copies.

Evening things out in Top 50 is Frank Ocean's channel ORANGE received a 39-slot boost to No. 46 with 11,700. After 31 weeks, Ocean's new LP has sold 491,800 pieces.

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

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