Mariah Carey’s ‘Me. I Am Mariah…The Elusive Chanteuse’ Debuts At No. 3 In This Week’s Album Sales (6/4/2014)

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Mariah Carey’s Me. I Am Mariah…The Elusive Chanteuse is the top album in hip-hop/R&B this week. Carey’s fourteen studio album landed at No. 3 and sold 56,000 copies in its first week. This marks her 17th top 10 album of her career.

Elsewhere, Michael Jackson’s Xscape continues to make a stamp on the charts. This time, the King Of Pop’s album slips to No. 8 with 35,000 copies, while Iggy Azalea’s The New Classic holds the No. 10 spot with 18,000 copies. Lastly, The Roots’ conceptual album …And Then You Shoot Your Cousin edges out the Top 50 with low sales of 4,800 copies.

Here is the breakdown of hip-hop/R&B albums that have charted this week.

3. Mariah Carey, Me. I Am Mariah…The Elusive Chanteuse, 56,605
6. Now, Now 50, 40,121
8. Michael Jackson, Xscape, 31,141
10. Iggy Azalea, The New Classic, 18,090
21. Pharrell, G I R L, 11,258
24. John Legend, Love In The Future, 9,161
35. Eminem, Marshall Mathers LP 2, 6,605
38. Future, Honest, 6,025
45. Beyonce, Beyonce, 5,087
50. The Roots, … And Then You Shoot Your Cousin, 4,867

[via HitDailyDouble, Billboard]