Album Charts: Usher Holds Steady at No. 2 With ‘Raymond v. Raymond’

By BallerStatus News Staff  |  04/15/2010

Usher - Raymond v Raymond albumNot a whole lot going on for the album charts this week, as far as "urban" releases. Justin Bieber hit no. 1 again, while former Gun N' Roses guitarist Slash debuted the highest album this week at no. 3. But, Usher is still doing well, and so is Monica.

Usher's Raymond v. Raymond fell one spot to no. 2 this week after debuting atop the charts as week ago. He sold another 92,000 in his second week.

Later, at no. 6, is Monica's Still Standing, selling another 38,000 copies; Lady Gaga's The Fame climbed two spots to no. 7 with 32,000; and Erykah Badu's New Amerykah, Part Two fell five positions to no. 9 with 30,000.

Outside the top 10 we have Luda's Battle of the Sexes at no. 11 with 26,000, and the Black Eyed Peas round out the top tier at no. 13 with The E.N.D. selling another 25,000 as they close in on the 2.5 million mark.

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According to, overall album sales in this past chart week (ending April 11) totaled 5.27 million units, down 23% compared to the sum last week (6.84 million) and down 33% compared to the comparable sales week of 2009 (7.83 million).