Ludacris Slides to No. 3 on the Charts

Ludacris lost his No. 1 spot this week on The Billboard 200. The Atlanta-based rapper’s new album, Battle of the Sexes, was toppled by by Lady Antellbum and Marvin Sapp.

Although he slipped two slots to No. 3, Luda still managed to sell 61,200 units this week. After two cycles on the charts, BOTS has a total of 198,500 copies sold, according to the Nielsen SoundScan.

Climbing one notch up to No. 8 is the Black Eyed Peas. The E.N.D. picked up 38,800 in sales this week, bringing their overall figure to 2,309,500 in their 41st week on the charts.

Lil Wayne fell five spots to No. 17 this week, after moving 24,100 Rebirth CDs out of the stores. In seven weeks Weezy has racked up 444,500 in sales.

Jumping four places to No. 31 are the New Orleans MC’s crew, Young Money. The group scanned 15,600 units of their debut LP, We Are Young Money, this go-round, making their 13 week tally 391,300.

Next week look for Snoop Dogg’s More Malice album to hit the charts. —William Nilly

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  • Mister Ricky

    Gonna have to check it out. I heard it’s nice.

  • htown

    keep hearing that luda is hott from like everyone, i’m def gointo have to cop it

  • Don ‘$yk’ McCaine

    I don’t know about y’all but I miss last year with Ross & Fif going at it. Boring as hell right now, word is bond.

    • jburg


  • dtp4real

    I got the album and its really good. I noticed dis album got more bass in it than his others. The only song i dont like is “sex room”. Other than that its an upgrade from “theater of the mind” Which was ok. I predict his next single will be “I know u got a man” wit flo-rida. Its my fav from the cd over how low and my chick bad. go get the album. PEACE. One more thing he finally got one of my fav rappers I-20 on da album.

  • harmen

    those are some surprising #’s seeing how he only sold 140 first week — big ups his last album did like 210 and only 5 thousand more than this did the next week i really hope he goes at least gold one of the best spitters in the game– knows how to handle a hot 16

  • sparkcity911


    an were da fuck that doller sign at.

    OK I SEE IT$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$YEAH

  • shakirra

    @ dtp4real

    no disrepect, but ‘sex room’ is the best song on his cd, next to ‘feelin so sexy’

  • mav

    shoutout to marvin sapp 4 bein number two thats wassup 4 real and i cant believe weezy almost gold safe 2 say that eminem track paid off i guess