Posted by , Dec 16, 2015 at 03:21pm
A look at the week in rap and R&B sales and chart placements.

This week we had a bunch of high profile releases, some of which fared better than others. G-Eazy led the pack with an impressive placement at number 5, while Rozay followed close behind at 6. Later on, the showing become a bit more modest, with Dreamville at 29, Curren$y at 30, Kid Cudi at 36 and Jeremih at 41.

Take a look at the full breakdown of releases and sales below.

1)        G-Eazy—When It's Dark Out: G-Eazy comes out on top in this huge week for new releases, but still only lands at 5, moving 131,831 units (103,386 excluding streams)

2)        Rick Ross—Black Market: Ross had his lowest sales week in years for his latest, but did manage to pull in 64,515 units (53,717 excluding streams). He comes in at number 6.

3)        The Weeknd—Beauty Behind The Madness: Abel slips four spots, but keeps himself firmly planted in the top ten, with 49,305 sales (20,625 excluding streams) for a total of 767,288 so far.

4)        Fetty Wap—Fetty Wap: Fetty takes his first big dip since hitting the charts 11 weeks ago, falling from 8 to 17. His self-titled project adds 31,673 units (10,050 excluding streams) for a total of 214,000.

5)        Bryson Tiller—TRAPSOUL: Tiller slides for 20 to 22, with 26,108 sold (8,722 excluding streams) and a total of 110,000 copies moved thus far.

6)        Drake & Future—What A Time To Be Alive: Drake and Future's project inches closer to gold status with 22,805 sold this week (3,823 excluding streams). For now, it's at 490,000 total sales.

7)        Dreamville—Revenge Of The Dreamers: Cole's Dreamville imprint surprise-released their new compilation halfway through the week, which gave them a debut at 29, with 20,983 units (18,721 excluding streams).

8)        Curren$y—Canal Street Confidential: Spitta is our fourth debut of the week, coming in at 30 with 20,748 units (17,423 excluding streams).

9)        Kid Cudi—Speedin Bullet 2 Heaven: Cudi's experiment cost him some sales, as he debuts at 36 wit 19,365 sold (14,210 excluding streams).

10)        Jeremih—Late Nights: The Album: Rounding up our debuts is Jeremih, who slides in at 41, selling 18,613 copies (10,486 excluding streams). As you may have heard, he's expressed frustration with the release strategy of the project.

The Hot 100's top 3 have remained firmly in place for the last 3 weeks, with Adele's "Hello" staking out the top spot, while Justin Bieber's "Sorry" and Drake's "Hotline Bling" respectively follow. Elsewhere, Travis Scott's "Antidote" climbs from 19 to 16, Bryson Tiller's "Don't" is up from 24 to 20, and G-Eazy's "Me Myself & I" jumps from 66 to 36. Rick Ross' "Sorry" has made its debut at 97, and the divisive Lil Dicky has officially entered the charts at 87 with "$ave Dat Money".

Charts Don't Lie: December 16th

A look at the week in rap and R&B sales and chart placements.


This week we had a bunch of high profile releases, some of which fared better than others. G-Eazy led the pack with an impressive placement at number 5, while Rozay followed close behind at 6. Later on, the showing become a bit more modest, with Dreamville at 29, Curren$y at 30, Kid Cudi at 36 and Jeremih at 41.

Take a look at the full breakdown of releases and sales below.

1)        G-Eazy—When It's Dark Out: G-Eazy comes out on top in this huge week for new releases, but still only lands at 5, moving 131,831 units (103,386 excluding streams)

2)        Rick Ross—Black Market: Ross had his lowest sales week in years for his latest, but did manage to pull in 64,515 units (53,717 excluding streams). He comes in at number 6.

3)        The Weeknd—Beauty Behind The Madness: Abel slips four spots, but keeps himself firmly planted in the top ten, with 49,305 sales (20,625 excluding streams) for a total of 767,288 so far.

4)        Fetty Wap—Fetty Wap: Fetty takes his first big dip since hitting the charts 11 weeks ago, falling from 8 to 17. His self-titled project adds 31,673 units (10,050 excluding streams) for a total of 214,000.

5)        Bryson Tiller—TRAPSOUL: Tiller slides for 20 to 22, with 26,108 sold (8,722 excluding streams) and a total of 110,000 copies moved thus far.

6)        Drake & Future—What A Time To Be Alive: Drake and Future's project inches closer to gold status with 22,805 sold this week (3,823 excluding streams). For now, it's at 490,000 total sales.

7)        Dreamville—Revenge Of The Dreamers: Cole's Dreamville imprint surprise-released their new compilation halfway through the week, which gave them a debut at 29, with 20,983 units (18,721 excluding streams).

8)        Curren$y—Canal Street Confidential: Spitta is our fourth debut of the week, coming in at 30 with 20,748 units (17,423 excluding streams).

9)        Kid Cudi—Speedin Bullet 2 Heaven: Cudi's experiment cost him some sales, as he debuts at 36 wit 19,365 sold (14,210 excluding streams).

10)        Jeremih—Late Nights: The Album: Rounding up our debuts is Jeremih, who slides in at 41, selling 18,613 copies (10,486 excluding streams). As you may have heard, he's expressed frustration with the release strategy of the project.

The Hot 100's top 3 have remained firmly in place for the last 3 weeks, with Adele's "Hello" staking out the top spot, while Justin Bieber's "Sorry" and Drake's "Hotline Bling" respectively follow. Elsewhere, Travis Scott's "Antidote" climbs from 19 to 16, Bryson Tiller's "Don't" is up from 24 to 20, and G-Eazy's "Me Myself & I" jumps from 66 to 36. Rick Ross' "Sorry" has made its debut at 97, and the divisive Lil Dicky has officially entered the charts at 87 with "$ave Dat Money".

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