Hip Hop Singles Sales: Week Of 04/27/14

posted May 02, 2014 06:15:00 PM CDT | 27 comments

Hip Hop Singles Sales: Week Of 04/27/14

Exclusive: Future's "Never Satisfied" makes the highest debut this week on the R&B/Hip-Hop singles chart.

This week, Pharrell’s “Happy” continues its dominance on the R&B/Hip-Hop singles chart, while Future’s “Never Satisfied” and 2Virgins’ “Buckwild" make noteworthy moves.  

Pharrell Has More Than 4.7 Million Reasons To Be “Happy"

Pharrell Williams' "Happy" is the #1 song on the chart this week. In its twenty-third week, the Virginia Beach, Virginia singer-producer’s selection sold 207,641 copies, a 24 percent decrease from last week's 274,266 units sold. 

Overall, Williams' cut has sold 4,701,495 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.

The biggest gain on this week’s chat comes from Happy, whose “Happy (Pharrell Cover)” enjoyed a 280 percent sales spike this week. The cut sold 4,856 copies this week, up from 1,279 units last week. “Happy (Pharrell Cover)” is the No. 100 single on the R&B/Hip-Hop singles chart this week.

Future’s “Never Satisfied” Makes Its Entrance

Future’s “Never Satisfied” single entered the R&B/Hip Hop chart at #31 this week. The song is included on the Atlanta singer-rapper-producer's Honest album and also features Drake. It sold 13,221 units this week.

Future's Honest landed in the #2 spot the Billboard Top 200 albums chart. It sold 53,352 units in its first week. 

2Virgins’ “Buckwild” Drops 39%

2Virgins’ “Buckwild” single endured the biggest drop on the R&B/Hip-Hop singles chart this week. The cut, which features Taylor Caniff, experienced a 39 percent dip, moving 6,139 units this week compared to 10,116 last week.

R&B/Hip-Hop Singles Sales: Week Ending 04/27/14

#1. Pharrell Williams - “Happy” - 207,641 (4,701,495)

#2. John Legend - “All Of Me” - 187,148 (3,155,896)

#3. Jason Derulo f. 2 Chainz - “Talk Dirty” - 144,661 (3,206,529)

#4. Iggy Azalea - “Fancy” - 108,474 (374,690)

#5 Aloe Blacc - "The Man" - 72,403 (2,101,318) 

#6. Chris Brown f. Lil Wayne & French Montana - “Loyal" - 51,815 (558,846)

#7. Trey Songz - “Na Na” - 36,542 (404,774)

#8. Young Money f. Drake - “Trophies” - 36,508 (315,616)

#9. B.O.b f. Priscilla - “John Doe” - 36,239 (223,943)

#10. Beyonce - “Partition” - 33,815 (480,979)

All sales data is courtesy of Nielsen Soundscan. 

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