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Sales Charts

Album Sales Charts – Week Ending August 21st

Posted By on August 24, 2011

     Jay-Z and Kanye West's new "Watch The Throne" album is once again the highest selling album despite dropping 60% in sales from it's first week while Jigga's wife Beyonce had her new "4" album stay in the top ten landing in 9th with over twenty-five thousand copies sold. Eminem and Royce Da 5'9" have their new Bad Meets Evil album "Hell: The Sequel" album drop only one spot to 13th while the next notable is Rihanna, backed by a 5% jump in sales from last week, yet landing her all the way down in 35th.

     Nicki Minaj has her debut "Pink Friday" album continue to sell with over nine-thousand copies sold gaining 5 spots to 36th, Ace Hood drops 29 spots to 39th with 63% less sales than last week, Eminem keeps his 42nd spot adding almost nine-thousand copies sold to his total plus Pitbull gains one spot to 44th with over 8500 copies scanned.  Wiz Khalifa gains one spot to 47th backed by only 5% less in sales while Big Sean is close behind at 48th.

Number Last Week Artist Album This Week
1 1 Jay-Z, Kanye West Watch The Throne 170,692
9 8 Beyonce 4 25,194 (-8%)
13 12 Bad Meets Evil Hell: The Sequel 19,296 (-15%)
29 22 Kelly Rowland Here I Am 11,378 (-29%)
35 41 Rihanna Loud 9,778 (+5%)
36 41 Nicki Minaj Pink Friday 9,628 (-10%)
39 10 Ace Hood Blood Seat & Tears 9,317 (63%)
42 42 Eminem Recovery 8,929 (-12%)
45 44 Pitbull Planet Pit 8,513 (-13%)
47 48 Wiz Khalifa Rolling Papers 8.240 (-5%)
48 38 Big Sean Finally Famous 8,194 (-28%)

Jay-Z, Kanye West – Otis


Beyonce – Run The World (Girls)


Bad Meets Evil – Fast Lane


Kelly Rowland ft Lil Wayne – Motivation


Rihanna – Man Down


Nicki Minaj – Did It On Em


Ace Hood ft T-Pain – King Of The Streets


Eminem – Space Bound


Pitbull ft Akon – Shut It Down


Wiz Khalifa ft Chevy Woods – Taylor Gang


Big Sean – I Do It