It may have missed out on moving 1 million copies in the first week of its release by a few thousand units, but anyone who thought the success of Lil Wayne‘s ‘The Carter IV‘ would falter in the charts in its second week may have to reconsider their stance as of today.
The LP is now #1 for a second week on the Billboard 200 and is now enjoying Platinum status.
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With 219,000 copies sold in the last US chart week, the Rap album remains at #1 for a second week further cementing its status as the highest selling album of its genre this year.
At #2 is Adele with ‘21′, which continues to average around the 100,000 sold per week figure. Moving 120,000 units this week it resides four chart positions above Jay Z and Kanye West‘s ‘Watch The Throne‘.
In at #9 is ’4′ by Beyonce with total sales this week of 25,000 units.