After debuting at no. 1 last week, Lupe Fiasco and his Lasers album was sent down a few spots at the hands of English singer/songwriter Adele who previously held the position with 21.
Fiasco’s Lasers fell to no. 3 this weekend, selling 47,000 more copies, to put him at over 250,000 sold thus far.
The big debut this week came from Blink-182 drummer, Travis Barker, who opened at #9 on the Billboard 200 with his solo debut, Give The Drummer Some, selling 28,000 copies in its first week. It features guest appearances from a who’s who list in the hip-hop world, include Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, RZA, Fiasco, Snoop Dogg and Ludacris.
Marsha Ambrosius’ solo debut, Late Nights & Early Mornings, fell from no. 8 last week to no. 10, this week, selling 28,000 copies. She’s sold over 165,000 to date.
Outside the top 10 is Nicki Minaj’s Pink Friday, ranking at no. 13 with 25,000; Rihanna’s Loud sold another 25,000 to land at no. 14; and Eminem’s Recovery sells 20,000 to land at no. 19.
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 March 20) totaled 5.71 million units, down 8% compared to the sum last week (6.22 million) and up 1% compared to the comparable sales week of 2010 (5.67 million).