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Sales Charts

Album Sales Charts – Week Ending May 8th

Posted By on May 10, 2011

     The Beastie Boys are this weeks top selling hip hop acts as their new "Hot Sauce Comittee Part 2" album managed to sell over a 125 thousand copies in its first weeek while Chris Brown's "F.A.M.E." dropped from 6th all the way down to 21st. Wiz Khalifa's "Rolling Papers" debut album sold 13% less than last week (moving him from 11th to 24th) and Nicki Minaj lost  spots despite selling 22% more than last week.

      Rihanna's new "Loud" album dropped twenty-three spots while her collaboration partner Eminem had his "Recovery" album drop nine spots despite selling 2% more than last week.

Number Last Week Artist Album (US Total Sales) This Week
2 Beastie Boys Hot Sauce Committee Part 2 125,223
21 6 Chris Brown F.A.M.E. 20,425 (-27%)
24 11 Wiz Khalifa Rolling Papers 19,883 (-13%)
34 26 Nicki Minaj Pink Friday 14,674 (+22%)
37 14 Rihanna Loud 13,710 (-38%)
45 34 Eminem Recovery 11,594 (+2%)
49 37 Lupe Fiasco Lasers 11,019 (0%)

Chris Brown – Spend It All

Wiz Khalifa ft Chevy Woods – Taylor Gang


Nicki Minaj ft Drake – Moment 4 Life

Rihanna – S & M


Eminem ft Lil Wayne – No Love


Lupe Fiasco ft Mike Shinoda, Kenna – Resurrection