Sales Wrap: Jimi Hendrix Lives Atop The Competition, Bruno Mars Hits A Milli, Kendrick Lamar's Good In Top 20 & T.I. Makes A Royal Return

Wednesday, Mar 13, 2013 7:55PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

In this week's Sales Wrap, Jimi Hendrix leads the pack at No. 2, Kendrick Lamar finds a good spot back in Top 20 and T.I. returns to the chart.

Leading the way this week is Jimi Hendrix's People Hell & Angels at No. 2 behind Luke Bryan's Spring Break...Here To Party (149,800). According to Nielsen SoundScan, Hendrix's LP has shelled out 73,000 records with one week in the books.

Pop singer Bruno Mars' Unorthodox Jukebox dropped two slots to No. 3 with 51,200. After 13 weeks on the chart, his new LP has sold 1,010,900 copies.

Music duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' The Heist took a one slot bounce to No. 5 with 29,300. With 22 weeks knocked out, their LP has sold 449,800 units.

Grammy-winning singer Rihanna's Unapologetic received a three-slot boost to No. 6 with 29,000. Headed into her 17th week, RiRi's latest solo offering has pushed out 806,700 records.

West Coast rapper Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d city jumped up ten slots to No. 20 with 17,100. With 20 weeks in the books, his new LP has sold 778,400 pieces to date.

New York rapper A$AP Rocky's Long. Live. A$AP moved up 11 slots to No. 35 with 11,500. Moving into week nine, Rocky's debut has sold 283,700 units.

Canadian singer The Weeknd's Trilogy received a huge 32-slot boost to No. 36 with 11,300. After 17 weeks, the R&B hitmaker's compilation project has sold 289,400 records.

R&B singer Alicia Keys' Girl On Fire dropped nine slots to No. 37 with 11,200. With 15 weeks in the books, her new LP has sold 612,700 units.

Evening things up in Top 50 is T.I.'s Trouble Man: Heavy is the Head moving up five spots to No. 49 with 8,900. With 12 weeks to his name, Tip's latest solo LP has moved 420,100 albums.

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

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