Currently residing at the #1 spot on the Billboard 200, Lil Wayne‘s ‘The Carter IV‘ put a smile on many a music enthusiasts face when it debuted with first week sales of 964,000 units.
Now, the album has gone onto become this week’s highest selling album across the globe, with sales of 1.03 million copies.
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Achieving this feat without the aid of a #1 single, the release stopped Adele‘s ‘21‘ from being this week’s worldwide #1.
Sat at #3 with 314,000 units moved in the last seven days, ‘21′ has now sold a total of 9.58 million copies in the space of 32 weeks and is expected to hit the 10 million sold mark by the end of the coming month.
At #6 is ‘ Watch The Throne’ by Jay Z and Kanye West with 124,000 copies shifted since the last chart week, bringing its total sales to 1.04 million.
One spot beneath them is Lady GaGa with ‘Born This Way‘ at #7 and in at #8 is Beyonce‘s ‘4’ which has now moved 1.58 million copies to date.
At #10 is Game‘s ‘R.E.D. Nation‘ with 190,000 moved worldwide since its release two weeks ago.