In this week’s Sales Wrap, country singer Taylor Swift sells over a million albums in one week, Lil Wayne keeps conquering Top 5 and Tech N9ne invades the sales chart.
Grammy-winning country singer Taylor Swift’s Speak Now topped the chart record-breaking sales, over one million albums sold in her first week. According to Nielsen SoundScan, her new project topples the competition with 1,046,700 records sold.
Incarcerated rapper Lil Wayne’s I Am Not A Human Being received a one-up boost to No. 4 with 42,900. After five weeks of availability, Weezy’s latest effort has shelled out 366,100 units.
Grammy-winning rapper Eminem’s Recovery moved three spots back into Top 5 resting at No. 5 with 37,600. Headed into his 20th week, Em’s new LP stands at 2,898,600 sold units.
R&B singer Trey Songz’s Passion, Pain & Pleasure got a two-slot boost to No. 15 with 21,800. With seven weeks in the books, the performer’s new album has sold 451,400 records.
Pop singer Bruno Mars’ Doo-Wops & Hooligans dropped six slots to No. 30 with 14,200. After a month in stores, his debut album has moved 113,500 pieces.
Southern rapper Waka Flocka Flame’s Flockaveli slid down one position to No. 35 with 10,000. After completing one full month, Waka’s debut album has sold 77,200 units.
Triple C’s leader Rick Ross’ Teflon Don received an 11-position boost to No. 36 with 9,800. After 15 weeks on the chart, the rapper’s new album has sold 452,900 records.
Young Money star Drake’s Thank Me Later moved up two notches to No. 41 with 9,300. With 20 weeks in the books, Drizzy’s debut stands at 1,142,600 sold copies.
Evening things out in Top 50 is Fantasia’s Back To Me which dropped three slots to No. 49 with 8,500. The Academy Award-winning singer’s latest solo effort has sold 290,500 records after 10 weeks in stores.
Midwest rap veteran Tech N9ne’s Seepage EP debuted on the charts at No. 57. After seven days, the rapper’s new project has sold 7,600 copies.
Be sure to check back next week to see what releases impact Sales Wrap.