Wednesday, Jun 2, 2010 1:10PM
In this week’s Sales Wrap, Usherholds things down at No. 5, Nas and Damian Marley secure No. 10 and B.o.B. continues his adventure in Top 20.
R&B singer Usher’s Raymond V. Raymond topped its challengers this week after moving three spots up to No. 5 with 35,400 while Glee Cast earned No. 1 with 62,900. According to Nielsen SoundScan, the crooner’s new album has sold 756,700 copies to date.
Nas and Damian Marley’s Distant Relatives collaboration disc moved down five slots to No. 10 with 25,200. Heading into their second week in stores, the duo’s new record rests at 82,700 sold units.
Grand Hustle artist B.o.B.’s Adventures of Bobby Ray dropped two spots to No. 16 with 19,700. With five weeks under his , the rapper’s debut now stands at 190,200 pushed records.
Music newcomer Ke$ha‘s Animal received a three-slot boost to No. 17 with 19,600. After 21 weeks, her album has moved out 729,200 records.
Award-winning group Black Eyed Peas‘ E.N.D. (Energy Never Dies) moved up a notch to No. 22 with 16,600. Moving to their 52nd week, the crew show no signs of slowing down with 2,551,600 units out the door.
Grammy-winning singer Alicia Keys‘ Element of Freedom got a seven-slot boost to No. 30 with 12,100. Going into her 25th week, the expecting mother’s new record stands at 1,292,300 sold pieces.
Disturbin’ Tha Peace leader Ludacris‘ Battle of the Sexes moved down a notch to No. 33 with 11,700. Making his way into week number 13, the rapper’s compilation record has sold 429,100 copies.
Soulful singer Leela James‘ My Soul debuted on the charts this week at No. 37. After seven days in stores, the singer’s new album has sold 11,100 records.
Singer Erykah Badu‘s New Amerykah Part Two made its way back into Top 50 moving up eight slots to No. 47 with 8,200. With nine weeks in the books, her latest effort now stands at 221,200 sold copies.
Renowned singer Sade‘s Soldier of Love remained put at No. 48 after also selling 8,200. With four months knocked out, the United Kingdom songbird’s latest release has sold 1,181,400 pieces.
R&B singer Rihanna‘s Rated R moved down two notches to No. 49 with 8,200. Headed into her 28th week, the singer’s new album stands at 899,100 sold records.
Incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne‘s Rebirth once again remains at No. 50 this week after selling 8,100. With 17 weeks in the books, the rapper’s experimental rock piece has now moved 579,400 records.
Cam’ron and his crew, The U.N., debuted on the charts this week with Heat In Here Volume 1 at No. 146. After one week in stores, the rapper’s group effort has sold 3,800 units.
Be sure to check back next week to see what new releases impact Sales Wrap.