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Album Sales Charts – Week Ending September 4th

Posted By on September 6, 2011

     After many news stories filled with all kinds of different predictions of Lil Wayne's first week sales totals, we now finally know for sure. Weezy's "Tha Carter IV" album debuts this week in the top spot withover a million units sold while Jay-Z and Kanye's "Watch The Throne" album dropped two spots to 4th.  Beyonce's "4" album gains five spots to 7th after an 85% boost in sales from last week, Game's "R.E.D." album falls from 1st to 8th after selling 63% less and Bad Meets Evil lands in 19th with close to another eighteen thousand units scanned.

     Selling 32% more this week than the last, Nicki Minaj's "Pink Friday" album jumps twelve spots to 26th while Chris Brown also sells 32% this week moving him up six spots (to 41st). In contrast, Chris Brown's ex-girlfriend Rihanna moves 32% less this week, dropping her "Loud" album down twenty-three spots to 43rd, Pitbull also sold more this week (14% in fact) but he still lost three positions while Kelly Rowland sold 37% more this week moving her up four spots to 46th.

     NOTE: Some sources are reporting that Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter IV" sold JUST UNDER a million copies. The exact figure depends on your source, more to come!

Number Last Week Artist Album This Week
1 Lil Wayne Tha Carter IV  1,000,690*
4 2 Jay-Z, Kanye West Watch The Throne 80,897 (-9%)
7 12 Beyonce 4 40,627 (+85%)
8 1 The Game The R.E.D. Album 35,316 (-63%)
19 16 Bad Meets Evil Hell: The Sequel 17,618 (-1%)
26 38 Nicki Minaj Pink Friday 12,527 (+32%)
41 47 Chris Brown F.A.M.E. 10,383 (+32%)
43 20 Rihanna Loud 10,177 (-32%)
45 42 Pitbull Planet Pit 9,708 (+14%)
46 50 Kelly Rowland Here I Am 9,624 (+37%)
49 Tyler The Creator Goblin 9,905
*Exact figure in question, more details to come soon.

Lil Wayne – How To Love


Jay-Z, Kanye West – Otis


Beyonce – Run The World (Girls)


The Game ft Chris Brown – Pot Of Gold


Bad Meets Evil – Fast Lane


Nicki Minaj – Did It On Em


Chris Brown ft Justin Bieber – Next 2 You


Rihanna – Man Down


Pitbull ft Akon – Shut It Down


Kelly Rowland ft Lil Wayne – Motivation


Tyler The Creator – Transylvania