It looks like a lot of today’s top music stars are a bunch of smoke and mirrors. While other artists sit on the shelf waiting for their shot at the charts, acts like Rihanna and Young Jeezy aren’t performing as well as many would have hoped they would.
Sure they look the part, but numbers don’t lie.
Check this weeks sales wrap by Cyrus over at SOHH.com:
Leading the way this week is Drake’s Take Care album staying at No. 4 with 29,200 copies. The rapper’s sophomore album has shelled out 1,349,800 copies after ten weeks in stores.
R&B singer Rihanna’s Talk That Talk trails closely behind moving up two slots to No. 5 with 20,200. With nine weeks knocked out, RiRi’s latest offering has sold 583,400 records.
Atlanta rapper Young Jeezy’s Thug Motivation 103: Hustlerz Ambition stayed put at No. 6 with 19,400. Moving into his sixth week in stores, the Snowman’s long-awaited album has moved 380,200 units.
Rap duo LMFAO’s Sorry for Party Rocking dropped two slots to No. 13 with 16,400. With 31 weeks in the books, their newest album has sold 582,100 copies.
R&B veteran Mary J. Blige’s My Life II…The Journey Continues moved up five notches to No. 23 with 11,900. Headed into her tenth week, the singer’s newest album has sold 439,300 copies.
Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter IV slipped a spot to No. 30 with 10,600. With 21 weeks knocked out, Weezy’s summer release has pushed 1,957,200 units.
Late singer Amy Winehouse’s Lioness: Hidden Treasures also dropped a notch to No. 32 with 9,900. Moving into its second full month, the singer’s posthumous release stands at 318,900 sold copies.
Soulful singer Anthony Hamilton’s Back to Love dropped 17 slots to No. 40 with 8,300. Moving into its seventh week in stores, the album has sold 155,100 records.
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