Rick Ross’ ‘Mastermind’ Debuts At No. 1 In This Week’s Album Sales (3-9-2014)

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In this week’s sales, Rick Ross’ Mastermind is No. 1 on the charts. Ross’ sixth studio album has sold 179,000 copies, according to Billboard. This makes Ross’ fifth album to debut at No. 1. Elsewhere, Pharrell’s G I R L came in No. 2 moving 112,000 units.

Last week’s big releases, ScHoolboy Q’s Oxymoron, didn’t fare so well in week 2. ScHoolboy’s album sold 30,000 copies, a 78% drop-off from the 139,000 it sold in its first week. ScHoolboy Q’s “Oxymoron,” falls to No. 9. Kid Cudi’s Satellite Flight: The Journey To Mother Moon had a 91% drop-off from last weeks sales. Last week Cudi debuted at No. 4 with 87,000 copies sold.

Here’s the rest of our breakdown of this week’s notable albums.

1. Rick Ross, Mastermind 179,000
2. Pharrell, G I R L 112,000
9.  ScHoolboy Q, Oxymoron,  30,000
11. Beyonce, Beyonce 25,940
21. Eminem, Marshall Mathers LP 2 15,053
22. John Legend, Love In The Future 14,536
31. Drake, Nothing Was The Same 10,147
35. Jhene Aiko, Sail Out EP 8,916
38. Kendrick Lamar, good kid, m.A.A.D. city 8,148
41. Kid Cudi, Satellite Flight: The Journey To Mother Moon 7,547
42. R. Kelly, Black Panties 7,216
48. Justin Timberlake, 20/20 Experience 2 Of 2 6,775
49. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, The Heist 6,437

[via Billboard & HDD]