Pop soul singer, Sara Bareilles, was able land the top spot with the release of her new album, but some of the hip-hop releases were able to make a little noise.
Eminem’s Recovery is still selling crazy. This week it sold another 81,000 and moved up once spot from last week to no. 2. His album has now sold 2.5 million since its release.
Later, at no. 13, is Drake’s Thank Me Later, selling 18,000; while Usher’s Versus sits at no. 15 with 17,000.
That does it for the top tier, but down there line there were a few more indie releases.
At no. 37 is Atmosphere’s new one, To All My Friends, Blood Makes The Blade Holy, debuts with 9,400 copies.
Young Buck’s new street release The Rehab opens at no. 55, selling 6,400 copies; and Dorrough’s Get Big bows at no. 67 with 5,500 copies sold.
That wraps things up this week. To cop any of these new releases, head over to Amazon.com.
According to Billboard.com, overall album sales in this past chart week (ending Sept. 12) totaled 4.83 million units, down 7% compared to the sum last week (5.22 million) and down 28% compared to the comparable sales week of 2009 (6.71 million).