Drake's "Take Care" In The Top 10 Most Sold Albums Of 2012

Drake's late 2011 release has sold over 500,000 units this year alone.

Nielsen has posted the 2012 mid-year sales report. In Hip Hop, Drake's sophomore album Take Care is the #9 overall sold release. The November 2011 release has sold approximately 549,000 units physically and digitally in the first six months of the year. This was nine places behind Adele's 21, which sold over 3,600,000 units to date.

Through this week, Take Care has sold 1,795,000 units. The Cash Money/Young Money/Universal Records release was also #5 in Digital Albums sold in the year, at approximately 251,000.

Nielsen reported 91,000,000 CD sales to date in 2012, accounting for 61% of all album sales.

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62 Comments

  • Lil B

    Bitches on my dick cuz i look like a surgeon Bitches on my dick cuz i look like darth vader Bitches on my dick cuz i look like madlock bitches on my dick cuz i look like jesus christ

  • Anonymous

    So? Point? I care why?

  • I raped yeesir and so icys mom

    fuck drake his music sucks an ps so icy your little sisters pussy was tight and yessir i gave ur mom anal and her ass was tight as well

  • So Icy Boi!

    YMCMB on da top. fuck da haters. Drizzy Drake a real g man and sold da most album of da year. where yo fav rapper? swag my new album "Swag" comin soon, tracklist: 01 Swag, Pt. 1 02 Gangsta 03 Black Kid 04 Creep (Radiohead Cover) 05 High Hopes 06 Megasnake (Waka Flocka's Momma Diss) 07 One Step Closer (Linkin Park Cover) 08 One (Metallica Cover) 09 Dwayne's Song 10 The Formula of Swag 11 Smells Like Teen Spirit (Nirvana Cover) 12 Swag, Pt. 2 13 Vermilion (Slipknot Cover) [Bonus] genre: rap, rock, horrocore

  • YESSIR

    TONIGHT DRAKE'S GONNA FUCK ME EXTRA HARD IN DA ASS.

  • Reality Check

    Men and women lie, but numbers don't.

  • FuKKK DraKKKe

    I just can't belive how many people bought this garbage.

  • vegas_hiphop

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  • TRACEY DANE

    DRAKE = NORTH AMERICA....not since CELINE DION has there been such a frenzy!...LOL

  • Anonymous

    "Drake is hip-hop?" Canada stand up!

  • TRACEY DANE

    #get the MESS-AGE yet!....

  • TRACEY DANE

    "barbed wire" one of the best of 2012.....(not on the charts) KL

  • TRACEY DANE

    shout out to STALLEY...."city of 30,000 wolves"...OHIO!!!!!!!!!!...LMBAO...FIRE 13/13...one of the best 2012!

  • krzymyk

    do you fools listen to music or do you just skim through it? Take Care was good. Yall dont get pussy and would get beat up by half of the people yall make fun of. Im done. this site is gay. have a nice night.

  • Anonymous

    what made you guys ignore Nicki Minaj when she was higher than Drake..smh..

  • Anonymous

    actually Nicki Minaj's Roman Reloaded was one slot above Drake...Rounding out the top 10: Carrie Underwood, Blown Away (602,000), Luke Bryan, Tailgates & Tanlines (575,000), Nicki Minaj, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded (557,000), Drake, Take Care (549,000) and Adele's debut, 19 (539,000). Other notable albums in the top 20 include: Justin Bieber, Believe (#12, 490,000), Madonna's MDNA (#13, 484,000), Black Keys, El Camino (#16, 424,000) and Rihanna's Talk That Talk (#17, 424,000).

  • dentaldamboy

    What? No Pusha T on this list? Lol all of Drake's haters don't sell as much as him combined. Common, Pusha T and Chris Brown are not at his level. Drake is one of the biggest names in the game right now. He's an international superstar. His stature and fame grow bigger by the day. His ascent is unstoppable. A punch of these old as rappers tried to throw spitballs at a tank. Guess what punks, it's not gonna work. Drake make hits and all of these other dudes flop.

  • TRACEY DANE

    #Ey3 LUV 2012.....

  • TRACEY DANE

    THE CARTER 5 is COMING.....uh oh...LOL

  • TRACEY DANE

    *topic of the day....LMBAO

  • AliciaKeysaHOMEWRECKER

    Thats how we at YMCMB role. Talk that talk haters YMCMB MMG SOLDIERS

  • Anonymous

    1,795,000 teenage girls still buying cds? Whoa! Now if we could get the real hip hop heads to get back to supporting our artists, then it should be all good. This here is proof!

  • Hood Ricj 4 Eva. This IS life! respect

    ya man stay off his jock! some of us are respectable people. if icy wanan get down with YMCMB let icy be down with YMCMB.. frankly, i think they;re better than your favourite rapper anyways LMFAO!

  • TRACEY DANE

    MY HOLY 7.... JAY ROCK SAIGON KENDRICK"KDOT" LAMAR PILL STALLEY J COLE DRAKE.....2012 TITANS!

  • TRACEY DANE

    BIG SEAN anybody...LMBAO

  • TRACEY DANE

    the 2nd half of 2012 is on the way.....#we all shall "see"...

  • So Icy Boi!

    i thought i told yall! this is real hip hop. its a proven fact - check teh records. the 3 highest selling records this year in order are Drizzy - take care Waka - TRiple F Life Tyga- Careless world what chall want from us? we in here. we aint going nowhere. im sorry that yall fav rappers flop. slaughterhause aint shit. schoolboy Q aint shit. Slum Villiage garbage. nas is old and really ugly. this is a young man, pretty boi swag game. yall cant touch this movement!!!!!!! real life. streets is begging for more brick squad and more YMCMB. im there everyday. i should know. drop soem kowledge on ya ass. the old fashion way YMCMB YOLO till you GOYO swerve

    • Anonymous

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    • Roger Dat A$$

      get off icy's jock ok! this man is a solider ok. he knows wussup and i looooooooove his grustle! ok. icy stand up. you got support. do da damn thang

    • ^

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  • TRACEY DANE

    #TIME WILL TELL WHAT IS NEXT

  • TRACEY DANE

    in 2012..DRAKE IZ TOP 7

  • TRACEY DANE

    #THE DRIZZY REPORT *DIPSET IS BACK *PPL ARE TALKING ABOUT HIP HOP *TAKE CARE video..sparked the CB VS DRKE war *NEW UNDERGROUD ARTIST get signed.... *07-03-2012.....#ey3 luv hip hop

  • DK

    SECOND BEST RAPPER TO WEEZY F, PUSHA T- NO GIRLFRIEND,NO HOME, SMALL ASS HOUSE, HIS FAMILY HATE HIM, HES KANYE WEST SIDEKICK, WORST RAPPER ON GOOD MUSIC, DOES NOT HAVE MONEY LIKE DRAKE, DRAKE IS I SEXIER THAN HIM, MALICE IS BETTER THAN PUSHA, HE OPENED FO FUTURE I WOUL LICK THE BOTTOM OF DRAKES FOOT FOR FREE

    • ^

      Good joke, dickrider.

    • dentaldamboy

      @Anonymous You're the definition of a hater. DK is right on all counts about Puhsa T. You wouldn't give a flying fuck about Pusha T if you didn't hate YMCMB so much. Pusha is a fucking lame and a total tool. If you're a fan of his, then you're lame too. How can you even dispute the facts?

    • Anonymous

      lol definition of a true dick rider lol youll suck his dick for free to right

  • Anonymous

    o well im downloading his next shit anyway

  • Anonymous

    Drake is gonna do a album with Flo Rida next,Watch.

  • Anonymous

    man, fuck this jewish-looking nigga. he ain't shit

  • Anonymous

    Wait. Drake is hip-hop? Last time I heard, he was an R&B/pop singer.

  • iamhiphop

    This proves that a lot of females/young kids buy more albums than anyone else. Still, Quality>Quantity. MC Hammer, Vanilla Ice, Nelly, and Ja Rule sold a lot of albums, too.

  • TRACEY DANE

    TOP THAT BIG SEAN.....#DRIZZY-a turning point in hip hop..

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