Chris Brown over takes freshman rapper Wiz Khalifa as the top of our charts this week as his new "F.A.M.E." album sells 9% more than last week despite losing one spot (landing at 9th). Wiz Khalifa drops from 7th to 12th while Rihanna gains two spots, backed by 33% more units scanned than last week.
Eminem's "Recovery" album sold 20% more than last week but still dropped three spots (to 35th) while Nicki Minaj's "Pink Friday" debut also bested last week (+25%) but again, dropped seven spots to 37th. Backed by a 28% sales boost, The Black Eyed Peas moved up three spots to 39th while Lupe Fiasco lost ten spots (43) with a 7% drop.
|Number||Last Week||Artist||Album (US Total Sales)||This Week|
|9||8||Chris Brown||F.A.M.E.||37,562 (+9%)|
|12||7||Wiz Khalifa||Rolling Papers||35,539 (+0.4%)|
|37||30||Nicki Minaj||Pink Friday||15,906 (+7%)|
|39||42||Black Eyed Peas||Beginning||14,318 (+28%)|
|43||33||Lupe Fiasco||Lasers||12,739 (-7%)|
Chris Brown – Spend It All
Wiz Khalifa ft Chevy Woods – Taylor Gang
Rihanna – S & M
Eminem ft Lil Wayne – No Love
Nicki Minaj ft Drake – Moment 4 Life
Black Eyed Peas – The Time (Dirty Bit)
Lupe Fiasco ft Mike Shinoda, Kenna – Resurrection