Hip Hop Singles Sales: Week Of 03/23/14

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Hip Hop Singles Sales: Week Of 03/23/14

50 Cent returns to the Hip Hop Singles chart with "Don't Worry 'Bout It" and "Hold On."

This week, 50 Cent returns to the Hip Hop Singles chart with a pair of singles, “Don’t Worry ‘Bout It,” which also features Yo Gotti, and “Hold On.” Pharrell’s “Happy” also continues its run at the top.

Pharrell Remains “Happy” With The #1 Spot

Pharrell Williams' "Happy" is the #1 song on the chart this week. In its eighteenth week, Williams’ song sold 370,375 copies, a 2 percent increase from last week's 364,110 units. Overall, Williams's cut has sold 3,357,935 units. 

The selection appeared on last year's Despicable Me 2 soundtrack and is also the rapper-producer-singer’s lead single form his G  I  R  L album, which is available for streaming now.

50 Cent’s “Don’t Worry ‘Bout It” & “Hold On” Debut On The Chart

In advance of the scheduled June 3 release of his Animal Ambition album, 50 Cent has released a pair of singles. “Don’t Worry ‘Bout It,” which features Yo Gotti, entered the R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart at #26, with 14,796 units sold. 

Another single from the Queens, New York rapper, “Hold On,” entered the chart at #33 with 11,573 copies sold.

B.o.B’s “John Doe” Sales Increase 53%

B.o.B’s “John Doe” single, which appeared on his 2013 album, Underground Luxury, enjoyed a sizable sales increase this week. 

The cut, which also features singer Priscilla, sold 17,386 units this week, a 53 percent sales boost. Last week, the song sold 11,400 copies.

The "John Doe" video is below.

R&B/Hip-Hop Singles Sales: Week Ending 03/16/2014

#1. Pharrell Williams - “Happy” - 370,375 (3,357,935)

#2. John Legend - “All Of Me” - 223,577 (2,104,346)

#3. Jason Derulo f. 2 Chainz - “Talk Dirty” - 187,573 (2,385,088)

#4. Aloe Blacc - "The Man" - 125,997 (1,619,353)

#5. Beyonce f. Jay Z - “Drunk In Love” - 66,136 (1,279,961)

#6. Kid Ink f. Chris Brown - “Show Me” - 49,654 (1,026,614)

#7. Chris Brown f. Lil Wayne & French Montana - “Loyal" - 34,554 (298,759)

#8. Trey Songz - “Na Na” - 34,109 (214,110)

#9. Ty Dolla $ign f. B.o.B - “Paranoid” - 34,106 (440,234)

#10. Eminem f. Rihanna - “The Monster” - 32,661 (3,296,164) 

All sales data is courtesy of Nielsen Soundscan.

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