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August Alsina’s ‘Testimony’ Debuts At No. 2 In This Week’s Album Sales (4/23/2014)


Disney’s Frozen soundtrack does it again. According to Billboard, the album sits at No. 1 for the 11th week with 259,000 copies sold. Fueled by Easter weekend, Frozen jumped in sales from his previous week, where it only sold 133,000 copies.

In other areas of the Billboard 200, August Alsina’s Def Jam debut Testimony sold a high amount of units this week. Backed by big singles like “I Luv This Shit” and “Ghetto,” the LP sold over 63,000 copies. Elsewhere, Jason Derulo’s Talk Dirty breaks the Top 5 with 43,000 copies. Lastly, Pharrell’s G I R L doesn’t seem to be slowing down with approximately 32,000 copies. Here’s a breakdown of other notable hip-hop albums and relevant releases from this week.

1. Disney, Frozen – 261,169
2. August Alsina, Testimony – 63,552
4. Jason Derulo, Talk Dirty – 43,779
7. Pharrell Williams, G I R L – 32,498
11. Shakira, Shakria. – 23,092
15. Eminem, Marshall Mathers LP 2 – 17,536
25. Nas, Illmatic XX – 12,086
28. YG, My Krazy Life – 11,005
32. Beyonce, Beyonce – 10,546
34. Rick Ross, Mastermind – 10,192
46. Justin Timberlake, 20/20 Experience 2 Of 2 – 7,785
48. ScHoolboy Q, Oxymoron – 7,117
49. Jhene Aiko, Sail Out EP – 6,968

[via Billboard & HitsDailyDouble]

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