MJ Gets Posthumous Sales Boost, Black Eyed Peas Go Gold

Although he sold over 415,000 discs in only three days, the King of Pop will not be sitting atop the Billboard 200 sales chart this week. Due to The Billboard 200 sales chart’s stipulations – the list bans any record that is older that 18 months – MJ instead holds the top three slots of Billboard’s Overall Top Albums chart.

According to the Nielsen SoundScan, the late singer’s Number Ones CD, which landed at no. 1, sold 107,800 copies, the Essential Michael Jackson moved 102,000 units and 101,000 fans picked up his classic Thriller LP. Further down the Overall chart, Jackson’s seminal Off the Wall album sold 32,600 units and the Jackson 5’s Ultimate Collection pushed out 17,900 from the stores. Bad was purchased 16,900 times, Dangerous 14,100 and MJ’s Greatest Hits: HIStory, Vol. One disc 12,000.

On the Bilboard 200, the Peas continue to lead the pack. The E.N.D., the group’s latest album, moves back to the no. 1 slot, bagging up 88,000 discs this week. After three weeks on the charts, BEP has officially gone gold, with an overall sales figure of 540,000.

Eminem drops one spot to no. 5 on the charts this week. The Detroit heavyweight sold 47,200 units of his comeback disc Relapse in his sixth week, making his total tally stand at 1,168, 800.

R&B star Ginuwine debuted on the charts this week with A Man’s Thoughts. The disc landed at the no. 9 spot, after it sold 37,300 in its first week.

Next week look for Brooklyn rapper Maino to hit the Billboard 200. –Elan Mancini

  • Pierzy

    “They never really miss you til you’re dead or you’re gone…”

    • $ykotic

      Real talk my dude. MJ has bested Rick Ross in one week. What a legacy.

      I’m going to support Maino today and cop that Chamber Music. My Mos Def delivery came on Monday. Still can’t find AZ though and I refuse to download it.

      • Pierzy

        Damn, that’s a shame because AZ’s new album is very, very good. I don’t have the principles that you have though…Ha!

        • $ykotic

          I’m trying reeeeeaaaaalllyyy hard…

      • oskamadison

        Don’t bother with AZ. I copped it and when Slaughterhouse drops, or I find Blaq Poet’s joint first, I’m trading AZ in. It’s not that it’s wack but the beat selection is Nyquil-approved. If you’re going to cop an AZ joint, get “Undeniable”, way better.

        • $ykotic

          I don’t know O. AZ does suffer from NaSproduceritis but his spit game is 100.

          I have Undeniable.

  • mj going out on top!

    so he would have had the top three sales spots?!? …damn! and this will probably continue for at least another week in every country in the world– anybody peep the ceremony those prisoners in the Philippians put on for him??

    mike PWNS the charts and has jail niggas in other countries putting on large scale choreographed performances for him— lets see neyo,chris brown, usher and all the other mike-a-likes top that!!!!!!

  • http://www.myspace.com/emcdlthemusicprofile EmCDL

    Well gotdamn MJ still got it! Long live the King of Pop! RIP MJ!

  • BeerGangsta

    You can’t get another Celebrity to die and sell like Michael Jackson. BEP went Gold that’s a good look. Ginuwine is back again. What a powerful singer. Lot of Heffers going to by this CD. I have Fuck lot of girls off of Ginuwine Songs.

    • yoprince

      liar

      • Jordan

        lol. Im sure he’s a chubby chaser tho. so he might not be lyin’

        • http://tonygrands.blogspot.com Tony Grand$

          I think what he meant to say, in his strange-just learned the language way, was that Ginuwine is Palmela’s favorite artist.

      • makaveli1671

        YALL AINT FUCKING NOOOOOOOO BITCHES CAUSE GINUWINE DO GOT SOME FUCK MUSIC THAT THE BITCHES LIKE….I KNOW THIS XXL BUT NIGGAS THAT’S FUCKING BITCHES DO NOT LISTEN TO HARD CORE HIP-HOP ALL DAY….WHAT YA’LLL FUCK BITCHES TO SLAUGHTER HOUSE?..LOL NO YA’LL YOUNG DUMMY’S PROLLY FUCK TO GUCCI MANE….NO PUSSY GETTIN NIGGAZ

  • jburg

    That is interesting. I don’t really get it, where was all the support for him like two weeks ago, before he died? The entertainment industry shitted on MJ over the past few years. Comedians and musicians talked stupid about MJ. Now all of a sudden they miss and love him?

    • $ykotic

      Welcome to The Trilateral Commission. Where brainwashing happens…

      • jburg

        What up $yk!! Man a nigga is just upset with some of these industry nigga talking bout the miss him and wish they had worked with him and shit. Mj BEEN around, you hadn’t heard him on one damn hook till last week!!! You telling me MJ couldn’t have did a hook better than chris brown or T-Pain the past couple of years on some of these hits? It just bothers me that some of these niggas outcasted MJ till now.

        • http://tonygrands.blogspot.com Tony Grand$

          @jburg & $yk

          What’s popping y’all.

          I believe that cats probably did attempt to work with Mike over the years, but he probably didn’t want any parts of the madness that surrounded hip hop & RnB as well.

          Seemed like he hand-picked the artist himself, rather than jump on any track with whoever’s hot.

          Remember, he fucked with Big. Dude was just mad eccentric. Perhaps as intimidated as he was intimidating.

          Just saying…..

        • jburg

          Nice point!! I am still wish washy about it though!! Nigga coming out the wood works and shit talking bout they had songs meant for him and everything. MJ hadn’t put out new shit since the early 2000s. On the really not many people were paying attention to MJ until now. That shit upsets me. Now everybody is on his nutts. Love him or Hate him the only nigga i give props for actually showing MJ influence in his music and style is Kanye. All these other niggas are just coat tail riders to me!! I am on the outside looking in but it does look like niggas just looking to capitalize.

        • $ykotic

          @ Grand$ & jburg

          Like I said yesterday watch the greed of men times 10.

        • Knowledgeable

          Q-Tip was also always repping MJ too. Remember the “Move” video? The real niggas are the ones who were repping MJ from day one, controversy or no controversy!

    • makaveli1671

      IF YOU ARE IN YOUR LATE 20′S OR EARLY 30′S YOU GOTTA LOVE MJ EVEN IF YOU SHITTED ON HIM (I DID AT ONE POINT NO LIE)AT ONE POINT…..BUT BY HIM DYING I CANT HELP BUT RECALLING ALL THE GREAT MOMENTS OF MY LIFE & HIS CAREER THROUGH HIS MUSIC….WHEN MJ DIED A WHOLE ERA OF MUSIC DID ALSO BECAUSE THERE HASNT BEEN ANOTHER ENTERTAINER TO CHANGE THE GAME LIKE HE DID….SAY WHAT YOU WANT BUT YOUR FAVORITE RAPPER NOW (WHETHER HE ADMITS IT OR NOT) LOOKED UP TO MJ AT ONE TIME…AT FIRST PAC WAS OUR VERSION OF ELVIS BUT NOW MJ HOLDS THAT DOWN JUST BECAUSE OF HIS MUSICAL LEGACY…HE’S THE G.O.A.T. AS FAR AS POP(POPULAR) MUSIC THIS GENERATION IS CONCERNED

  • $ykotic

    jburg what it do fam?

    A lot of them dudes are followers homie. Real talk. That’s why cats like me be on here giving the 100 on the “industry”…

    Now watch some of these coat tailing ass marks start sampling MJ(which by the way he wouldn’t let a soul sample his catalog).

    But he blessed your boy $yk!!! True story!

    • L.A.$trange

      Howz that? if u dont mind me asking.

      • DetroitDraper

        ….

  • kingequaltiy

    Thats some real shit alot of black folks dam sure did turn there backs on mike I never stop being a fan its alot of fake as people out here niggas even turned there backs on janet

    • jburg

      co sign!! Thats what the fuck i am saying. Niggas turned their back on him, now they on his dick!! Everybody made fun of him and picked on him now its “WE MISS YOU”, “LETS DO A TRIBUTE”!! I remember the day that Number 1 album came out. I picked up the cd and the DVD with all the videos!!! I was bumping that shit every now and then before he even died. The shit is timeless.

      • DetroitDraper

        Mike turned his back on niggas a long time ago…

    • DetroitDraper

      Mike been turned his back on niggas…

  • R word

    Rick ross went silver…

  • geico lizard

    RIP MJ

  • http://tonygrands.blogspot.com Tony Grand$

    ….In related news, blogger queen Perez Hilton was arrested today at a southern california Walmart.

    Upon running into the store naked, Ms. Hilton attempted to urinate on a CD stand, screaming “You’re the faggot now!”. The CD display was that on pop group Black Eyed Peas.

    After a heated twitter exchange following Perez being socked in his pink stripe, the feud has escalated, with Ms. Hilton releasing the statement “If you guys buy that CD, buy a scarf instead.”

    BEP frontman Will.I.Am said “I think that dude grabbed my a** that night. That’s sexual harrassment.”

    The battle rages on. In other headlines, rapper DMX was arrested for shoplifting a carton of Newport ciga…..

  • oskamadison

    Imagine if Mike would have did a joint with ODB. Enough to make a ninja go craaaaaaazy!!!!

  • BIGNAT

    Ginuwine had a new album coming out?

  • rudebaez

    uhm game has always dick rode mj remember “we aint” on the documentary

  • Capo Status

    real recognize real yall actin like mike wasn’t on some way far out left shyt before he died. i mean lets keep it real we all love mike but most of that shyt people been clowin’ him for, he brought on himself. yall might think that this is some sacreligous shyt right here , bu mj was no god.

  • FRANCOIS
  • Fireforreal

    Capo status you fuckin dummy nobody is god but god what are you talking about dummy stop getting high please.

  • REAL TALK 09

    in the words of his sister Janet..”Dont Know What U Got Til Its Gone..”…a talent like MJJ will never occur again..I’m glad I never stopped being a fan..RIP MIKEJAC!…THE BEST DAT EVER DID PERIOD!…..and CONGRATS!..on Making HIStory Again!…..U dont have to suffer anymore..Thank GOD!

  • REAL TALK 09

    RIP MIKEJAC..may the KING OF POP….be with THE KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS..JESUS!….

  • $ykotic

    fuck these niggas mj was wack
    (leans back n turns up some rock shit way way way way way way the fuck up)

    • http://tonygrands.blogspot.com Tony Grand$

      Wow.

      Damn $yk, you’ve gone big time. You have cats posting under you’re name.
      Even though they could’ve just come up with their own alias, as if there’s some way to fact-check who someone is, even if they wanted to say something off the wall about Mike or anyone for that matter, they would rather bite your style. Smh.

      The real $yk>>>>>>>>>some lame who lacks the integrity to be his own man.

      Commission!

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  • http://myspace.com/thelabelrecords Sammy P

    http://WWW.StopTouchingLittleBoys.com

    dont buy someones album because they’re dead if you didn’t agree with their life choices when they were alive. I have no repect for child molesters. dude could have had any bitch he wanted but he chose to set alarms, peep holes, and hidden baby fuckin rooms. Burn in hell.