Drake’s Take Care Remains in Top Ten, Jay-Z and Kanye West Drop to No. 56
Drake’s Take Care album is not moving from its spot in the top ten of the Billboard 200 album charts this week.
Every week since its release five weeks ago, Drake’s latest disc has remained in the top ten, and this week is no different. At the No. 7 spot for the second week in a row, Take Care brought in 76,500 in sales this week, bringing its count to 1,044,100, according to today’s Nielsen SoundScan report. Drizzy’s sophomore effort is now platinum.
Mac & Devin Go to High School by Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa made its debut this week on the charts, landing at the No. 29 spot thanks to the 38,600 units the duo sold in its first week.
Finishing off the top 40 is Lil Wayne’s Tha Carter IV at No. 43, five slots above where it was last week. Pushing out 28,800 in its 16th sales cycle, Weezy’s CIV’s is now on the brink of going double platinum with its current tally of 1,826,400. And for an honorable mention, Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch the Throne falls from the top 50, landing at No. 56 with 22,000 sold this week for a total of 1,166,100 copies sold to date. Meanwhile, the Roots' Undun album, which debuted last week at No. 17, drops drastically to No. 70 with 18,300 units moved its second week, making its total 66,700. —Christopher Minaya