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T.I. Tops Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Album Chart

January 4, 2013 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas

T.I. has maintained his position on top of the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Album Chart. Billboard reports that Trouble Man: Heavy is the Head was #1 for the second week in a row, selling 74,000 copies. That’s a 59% drop from the week before. T.I. held off Rihanna’s Unapologetic, which was up one spot to #2 with 68,000 copies while Kendrick Lamar’s good kid, m.A.A.d city was up four places to #3 with 44,000 copies sold. Alicia Keys’ Girl on Fire was down two spots to #4 with 42,000 sold and Wiz Khalifa’s O.N.I.F.C. rose three rungs to #5 with 37,000 copies.

For the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, everything was static. Rihanna’s “Diamonds” was even at #1 with 365,000 downloads ahead of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “Thrift Shop” at #2 also with 304,000 downloads. Alicia Keys’ “Girl On Fire” was steady at #3 with 231,000 downloads, Kendrick Lamar’s “Swimming Pools (Drank)” was #4 with 161,000 sold and GOOD Music’s “Clique” was #5.

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