102,000 Wife Beaters Can’t Be Wrong

Chris Brown - GraffitiConvicted felon Chris Brown‘s first week sales didn’t come close to meeting expectations (Jive shipped over 400,000 units), but they were still far higher than he deserves: 102,000 people purchased his album and it debuts at #7 on the Billboard 200. Nothing can stop Susan Boyle though:

1. Susan Boyle – “I Dreamed a Dream” – 582,000 copies (up 10%; 1.8 million cume)

2. Andrea Bocelli – “My Christmas” – 400,000 (down 7%)

3. “Glee: The Music, Volume 2” – 173,000 (debut)

4. Taylor Swift – “Fearless” – 168,000 (up 32%)

5. Carrie Underwood – “Play On” – 107,000 (up 32%)

6. Lady Gaga – “The Fame” – 103,000 (down 23%)

7. Chris Brown – “Graffiti” – 102,000 (debut)

8. Justin Bieber – “My World” – 97,000 (up 45%)

9. Michael BublĂ© – “Crazy Love” – 92,000 (up 28%)

10. Gucci Mane – “The State Vs. Radric Davis” – 90,000 (debut)

More sales data after the jump…


Further down:

11. “Glee: The Music, Volume 1” – 85,000 (up 57%)

18. 30 Seconds in Uranus – “This Is War” – 67,000 (debut)

21. Snoop Dogg – “Malice ‘N Wonderland” – 59,000 (debut)

25. Rihanna – “Rated R” – 50,000

27. Adam Lambert – For Your Entertainment – 46,000

32. Timbaland – “Shock Value II” – 39,000 (debut)

36. R. Kelly – “Untitled” – 38,000

41. The Clipse – “‘Til The Casket Drops” – 31,000 (debut)

43. Shakira – “She Wolf” – 31,000

54. Kris Allen – Kris Allen – 23,000

57. 50 Cent – “Before I Self-Destruct” – 23,000

Additional sales data via MTV.

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