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Album Sales Charts – Week Ending 12/20

Posted By on December 30, 2009

    Lil Wayne's Young Money team had their "We Are Young Money" compilation got a top 10 debut landing at number 9 with 142 thousand copies sold in its first week beating out Eminem's re-released album, as the Detroit rappers "Refill" helped his "Relapse" jump 83 spots to land at number 11 (a 713% increase) giving him a total of 1.69 million units sold so far. Speaking of 1.7 million, the Black Eyed Peas passed that number this week with another 104,000 cds sold while Jay-Z's "Blueprint III" moved close to 60 thousand records making his total close to 1.5 milli. Gucci Mane sold another 40+ thousand, 50 Cent did another 30 thousand and The Clipse racked in another 8,400 units.

    On the R&B tip, Mary J Blige had her new "Stronger (With Ever Tear)" album debut at number 2 with help from Drake and T.I. who are both featured on the new project. Alicia Keys and her "Element Of Freedom" record lost two spots but did achieve gold status, passing 500,000 copies sold.

Number Artist Album Sales
2 Mary J Blige Stronger (With Every Tear) 330,000
4 Alicia Keys Element Of Freedom 280,000
9 Young Money We Are Young Money 142,000
11 Eminem Relapse & Refill 128,000
13 Michael Jackson This Is It 109,000
15 Black Eyed Peas E.N.D. 104,000
39 Gucci Mane State vs Radric Davis 42,000
57 50 Cent Before I Self Destruct 29,000
171 The Clipse Till The Casket Drops 8,400

Mary J Blige – I Am


Alicia Keys – Try Sleeping With A Broken Heart


Young Money ft Lloyd – Bedrock


Eminem, Drake, Kanye West, Lil Wayne – Forever


Michael Jackson – This Is It


Black Eyed Peas – I Gotta Feeling


Gucci Mane – Heavy

50 Cent ft Governor – Do You Think About Me

The Clipse ft Camron – Popular Demand (Popeyes)