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Wiz Khalifa‘s “Rolling Papers”album, released on March 29, 2011, first week sales is in. According to Hits Daily Double, which builds albums sales chart and updated every 5 minutes Mondays and Tuesdays, before results gets to SoundScan, Wiz Khalifa “Rolling Papers” album has sold 191,777 copies on its first week and is now #1 on the sales chart, which isFINAL of sales collected for his first week. Rolling Papers Album is in stores now, Go get your Copy!!!
Nicki Minaj finally reached the #1 position March 19th on Billboard’s Top 200 album chart with her debut LP Pink Friday. The “Moment 4 Life” rap minx has seen her album yo-yo up and down the Top 10 for the past few months, but she ascends the chart throne like a true Barbie the same week Pink Friday crosses the million mark as far as copies sold.
Congratulations to Eminem and his Recovery album for landing the biggest selling album of 2010, according year-end Nielson SoundScan reports.
Here are some points about Em’s numbers from the SoundScans:
As predicted, Lupe Fiasco‘s Lasers album arrived atop the Billboard 200 chart, selling 204,000 in its first week according to Nielsen SoundScan. It marks his first No. 1 and best sales week yet. His second effort, The Cool, launched at No. 15 with 143,000 at the tail end of 2007, while his Food & Liquor debut bowed at No. 8 with 81,000 in 2006.
Two weeks after Lil Wayne’s “I Am Not a Human Being” bowed at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 exclusively from download sales, its CD release pushed it to No. 1 in its third chart week. The set moves from No. 16 to No. 1 with 125,000 sold (up 443%), according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Kanye Wests fifth studio album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy was ”To be slated to do 600,000 in the first week–and I don’t talk about the numbers, but what that number says is that people want me to keep making music, and for me to not give up.”