Lil Wayne continues his stronghold on the charts selling 124,600 copies of Tha Carter III this week putting him about 200,000 units away from double platinum. Rihanna‘s re-release of Good Girl Gone Bad climbs up yet another spot to #8 selling 47,100 copies. Following up right behind Rihanna is G-Unit at #9. Terminate On Sight sold 36,300 copies this week. Usher‘s Here I Stand comes in at #11 with 33,200 sold, while Three Six Mafia‘s Last To Walk rounds out the Top 5 Hip Hop/ R&B artists at #16 with just under 24,400 sold.

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Top 200 Album Sales (Top 5 Hip Hop/R&B)

Rank Artist Album This Week Total
1

Lil Wayne

Tha Carter 3

124,676

1,806,562

8

Rihanna

Good Girl Gone Bad

47,117

1,441,305

9

G-Unit

Terminate On Sight

36,348

138,150

11

Usher

Here I Stand

33,253

880,570

16

Three Six Mafia

Last 2 Walk

24,391

138,404

Sales slow down as Plies drops to #17 this week. Definition of Real sold 24,000 copies. Tech N9ne takes a large drop from #12 to #34 with Killer selling 13,400 units. Rick RossTrilla holds the #52 spot with 10,000 sold. Jim Jones & The Bryd Gang take a staggering fall on the charts from #29 last week to #110 this week. Their M.O.B album sold 6,200 units. Killer Mike‘s newest effort, dubbed a “classic” by Mike himself, entered the charts at #178 this week with 3,500 copies sold.

Other Notables

Rank Artist Album This Week Total
17

Plies

Definition of Real

24,063

380,267

34

Tech N9ne

Killer

13,421

49,665

52

Rick Ross

Trilla

10,077

619,908

110 Jim Jones & The Byrd Gang

M.O.B 6,287

23,545

178

Killer Mike

I Pledge Allegiance to the Grind Pt 2

3,566 3,571

Will David Banner see success on the charts? Will Nas‘ controversial new album live up to its hype? Stay tuned as DX brings the play by play.