Black Eyed Peas, Young Money & Eminem Remain in the Top 20
For their 31st week on the charts, the Black Eyed Peas continue to hold steady in the Top 10 on The Billboard 200.
The Peas’ latest offering The E.N.D. landed at No. 8 for the second week in a row. The group managed to sell 35,900 units, making their overall stats stand at 1,822,800, according to the Nielsen SoundScan.
Fives spots down is Lil Wayne’s crew, Young Money, who are perched at No. 13. The group’s debut album, We Are Young Money, pulled in an additional 26,000 in sales this week. Drake, Nicki Minaj, Mack Maine and company have a total of 211,700 units after three weeks.
Also in his third week on top of the charts is Eminem. Since re-releasing his comeback LP—newly titled Relapse: Refill—the Detroit lyricist has jumped back into the top of the SoundScan report. This go-round, Shady sold 24,500, which takes his 34-week tally to 1,759,800.
Moving up one slot to No. 22 this week is Jay-Z. Fans copped 18,700 copies of The Blueprint 3 this sales cycle. After 32 weeks the Brooklyn legend has a complete sales figure of 1,533,400.
Fifteen places down at No. 37 and rounding out the top 40 is Atlanta trap rapper Gucci Mane with his major label debut The State vs. Radric Davis. In week five, Guch was able to sell 12,100 discs, which bumps his overall tally to 203,200. —Max G