Wednesday, March 17, 2010

*UPDATED* ALBUM SALES FOR THE WEEK ENDING MARCH 14, 2010; CONGRATS TO RIHANNA & NEWS ON 50 CENTS NEW ALBUM

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No. 1 Ludacris’ “Battle of the Sexes,” debuts at No.1 this week, with 137,000 albums sold.

No. 2 Gorillaz "Plastic Beach," debuts at No. 2 this week, with 112,000 albums sold.

No. 3 Lady Antebellum's "Need You Now," sold 105,000 albums this week.

No. 4 Jimi Hendrix's "Valleys of Neptune," debuts at No. 4 this week, with 95,000 albums sold.

No. 5 Gary Allan's "Get Off on the Pain," debuts at No. 5 this week, with 65,000 albums sold.

No. 6 Sade's "Soldier of Love," sold 52,000 albums this week, bringing her total sales to 951,400.

No. 7 Broken Bells (aka producer Danger Mouse and James Mercer) debuts at No. 7 this week, with 49,000 albums sold.

No. 8 Lady Gaga's "The Fame," sold 48,000 albums this week.

No. 9 The Black Eyed Peas' "The E.N.D.," sold 43,000 albums this week, bringing their total sales to 2,270,800.

No. 10 Blake Shelton's "Hillbilly Bone," sold 29,000 copies this week.

Check the rest of the sales plus news on Rihanna and 50 Cent after the break!

No. 12 Lil Wayne's “Rebirth,” sold 27,200 albums this week, bringing his total sales to 420,400.

No. 14 Ke$ha's “Animal,” sold 26,600 albums this week, bringing her total sales to 463,600.



No. 22 Rihanna's “Rated R,” sold 21,700 albums this week, bringing her total sales to 731,900.

And congratulations are in order to our girl Rih-Rih for having the No. 1 single in the country this week!

According to Billboard, Rihanna’s single “Rude Boy,” climbed the charts from No.4 last week to No.1 this week, earning her the top spot on Billboard’s Hot 100 Charts!

No. 23 Alicia Keys' “Element of Freedom,” sold 19,600 albums this week, bringing her total sales to 1,146,200.

No. 24 Raheem DeVaughn's “Love & War Masterpeace,” sold 19,300 albums this week, bringing his total sales to roughly 64,000.

No. 25 Trey Songz's “Ready,” sold 19,000 albums this week, bringing his total sales to 593,600.

No. 29 Jason Derulo's self-titled album sold 16,800 albums this week, bringing his total sales to 59,100.

No. 30 Mary J. Blige's “Strong,” sold 16,400 albums this week, bringing her total sales to 689,200.

No. 33 Jaheim's “Another Round,” sold 15,100 albums this week, bringing his total sales to 209,000.

No. 35 Young Money’s compilation “We Are Young Money,” sold 14,300 albums this week, bringing their total sales to 375,600.

No. 50 Melanie Fiona's “The Bridge,” sold 11,000 albums this week, bringing her total sales to 259,200.

No. 58 Gucci Mane’s “The State Vs. Radric Davis,” sold 9,400 albums this week, bringing his total sales to 310,000.

No. 64 Eminem’s “Relapse: Refill” sold 8,800 albums this week, bringing his total sales to 1,884,000.

No. 65 DJ Khaled’s “Victory,” sold 8,700 albums this week, bringing his total sales to 37,000.


No. 118 50 Cent’s “Before I Self Destruct,” sold 5,000 this week, bringing his total sales to 421,000.

In related news, head on over to MTV to read why 50 says his next album titled “New Black Magic,” will be a "totally different vibe” from his previous hip-hop albums…*singing* Curtisssss…I couldn’t resist!

No. 182 Kidz in the Hall’s “Land of Make Believe,” debuts at No. 182 this week, with 2,900 albums sold.

Overall album sales in this past chart week (ending March 14) totaled 6.1 million units, down 3% compared with the sum last week (6.3 million) and down 8% compared to the comparable sales week of 2009 (6.6 million).

Source: Billboard, Sohh and Hiphopdx

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