April 8, 2009 |
This weeks album sales numbers have been tallied and UGK remain the true kings of the underground.
Legendary singer Prince made his return to the charts as Lotus Flow3r debuted at No. 2. According to Nielsen Soundscan, Prince’s new album sold 168,500 copies after seven days in stores.
Southern rap group UGK released their final group album UGK 4 Life which opened at No. 6. With seven days under their belt, the late Pimp C and Bun B’s final disc sold 76,600 discs.
Ringtone record breaker Flo Rida’s R.O.O.T.S. also debuted on the charts, landing at No. 8. After a week on store shelves, the Florida-based rapper has sold 55,400 records.
R&B singer Keri Hilson’s In A Perfect World survived another week on the charts sliding seven slots to No. 11 with 37,000. Heading into her third week in stores, Hilson’s debut has sold 131,500 albums.
Formerly known as “Lil,” Bow Wow’s New Jack City Pt. II hit the charts landing at No. 16. With a week under his belt, the rapper’s new album stands at 30,900 sold discs.
Hitmaker The-Dream’s Love Vs. Money fell four positions to No. 18 with 28,500. After a full month in stores, the singer’s sophomore Def Jam release stands at 271,500 scanned albums.
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