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In this week's Hip-Hop and R&B charts, Slip-N-Slide first lady Trina says hello to the Top 10 for the first-time, Day 26 still on top of Danity Kane, Rick Ross hangs on while Flo Rida gets lower.
After coming in with the number one album in the country last week, MTV Making the Band product, Day 26, stay in the Top 5 this week as their self-titled debut sold 50,900 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The soul-singing quintet experienced a 73% decrease in album sales for the week with a 241,100 total.
The group became the first new male group to open at No. 1 since D12's debut in 2001 and grabbed the highest ranking for a debut album since Danity Kane's first album entered No.1 in 2006.
The baddest b*tch, Trina, and her fourth studio album, Still Da Baddest, debuts at No. 6 with 47,000 copies moved. This marks the diamond princess' highest ranking on Billboards 200--ever.
Meanwhile, Diddy's other MTV mash-up Danity Kane, slips three spots to No. 7 as Welcome to the Dollhouse sold 46,600 this week. The Making the Band starlets best the boys overall as they hit a grand total of 371,700.
After three weeks, Def Jam recording artist Rick Ross remains in the Top 10, but slides three spots to No. 9. With 41,400 copies of Trilla sold, the "Boss" sophomore set has totaled 382,100.
The King of downloads, Flo Rida, and his Mail on Sunday bows out of the Top 10, falling to No. 15. After making history by selling over 3 million digital downloads of his infectious single "Low," the Rida delivered 28,000 copies this week. After just three weeks, the sunshine state rapper's total is 147,700.
After the airing of his VH1 Storyteller's show last week, Snoop Dogg's Ego Trippin drops down nine spots to No. 22 as he moved 23,600 seductive copies sold this cycle. Doggfather has dished out 245,900 discs to date.
After experiencing a slight gain in standings last week, Gnarls Barkley's sophomore set Odd Couple drops twelve spots to No. 24, with 23,100 copies sold. The duo is still plagued by the early leak of the album online, as the album has scanned 83,100.
Alicia Keys has "fallen" to No. 26. The piano woman's sales continue to flatter. As I Am sold 22,500 this week. Her third studio album has scanned 3,363,300 copies in 21 weeks.
American Idol winner Jordin Sparks drives to No. 33 this week. Despite her minor slip in standings, the self-titled Gold debut has experienced an 11% decrease, scanning 19,100 copies this week. Her grand total is 631,300.
British songstress, Amy Winehouse drops significantly falling 16 spots to No. 37 after being positioned last week at No.21. Her Grammy Award winning album, Back to Black, experienced a 14% decrease in sales, moving only 18,100 this week. After 56 weeks on the charts, Winehouse is approaching the double-platinum mark at 1,863,400.
Teen heart throb, Chris Brown, lands at No. 39 with 16,800 copies of his sophomore set, Exclusive, sold this week. After 22 weeks, Brown has reached 1,446,800 in sales.
Keyshia Cole's Just Like You, drops seven spots to No. 41 this week, with 15,700 copies sold. The Bay area product's sophomore set has totaled 1,318,300 in sales.
The Queen of Hip-Hop soul, Mary J. Blige slips to No. 42, selling 15,600 copies of Growing Pains. After sixteen weeks, Blige's eighth disc has scanned 1,393,400 albums.
After topping the charts with her tenth studio album Janet Jackson's Discipline continues to decline, falling from No. 30 to No. 48. With 14,200 copies sold this week, after six weeks the R&B legend has amassed 340,100 albums.
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