Hip Hop Singles Sales: Week Of 04/20/14

posted April 25, 2014 04:15:00 PM CDT | 25 comments

Hip Hop Singles Sales: Week Of 04/20/14

50 Cent's "Hustler" makes the highest debut on the R&B/Hip-Hop singles chart.

This week, Pharrell’s “Happy” continues its dominance, while 50 Cent’s “Hustler” and Trick Daddy’s “Let’s Go (2004)" make noteworthy moves on the R&B/HipHop-chart. 

Pharrell’s “Happy” Lodged At #1

Pharrell Williams' "Happy" is the #1 song on the chart this week. In its twenty-second week, the Virginia Beach, Virginia singer-producer’s selection sold 274,266 copies, a 7 percent increase from last week's 257,240 units. 

Overall, Williams' cut has sold 4,493,854 units. 

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

50 Cent’s Makes A Move With “Hustler” 

50 Cent’s “Hustler” single entered the R&B/Hip-Hop singles chart at #50 this week. 

The song, which is likely to appear on 50 Cent’s forthcoming Animal Ambition album, sold 8,475 units this week.

The second-highest debut of the week is Jason Derulo’s “Wiggle” single, which features Snoop Dogg. The cut entered the chart at #51, with 8,279 units sold.

50 Cent has one other single on the chart. “Smoke,” which sold 5,675 units this week, is #86. It has sold a total of 23,006 copies.

Trick Daddy’s “Let's Go (2004)” Gets 168% Sales Spike

Trick Daddy’s “Let’s Go (2004)” single enjoyed an 168 percent sales surge this week, the highest of any song on the chart. The selection sold 5,361 units this week, up from last week’s 2,028.

The song, which also features Lil Jon and Twista, has sold 1,419,070 units.

R&B/Hip-Hop Singles Sales: Week Ending 04/25/14 

#1. Pharrell Williams - “Happy” - 274,266 (4,493,854)

#2. John Legend - “All Of Me” - 213,717 (2,968,748)

#3. Jason Derulo f. 2 Chainz - “Talk Dirty” - 198,402 (3,061,868)

#4. Aloe Blacc - "The Man" - 90,585 (2,028,915)

#5. Iggy Azalea - “Fancy” - 83,913 (266,216)

#6. Chris Brown f. Lil Wayne & French Montana - “Loyal" - 55,892 (507,031)

#7. Trey Songz - “Na Na” - 40,539 (368,232)

#8. Beyonce f. Jay Z - “Drunk In Love” - 40,150 (1,460,587)

#9. B.O.b f. Priscilla - “John Doe” - 39,946 (187,704)

#10. Young Money f. Drake - “Trophies” - 39,172 (279,108)

All sales data is courtesy of Nielsen Soundscan. 

Lists on Ranker

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