Best selling rap albums in the US by release date, 1987-2014

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Postby lilgnzlo » Sat Oct 07, 2017 12:25 am

Most successful rap acts of 2001

Base average sales of 2000-2001 = 774 M (94,69%)
Base average 1998-1999 = 100

TOP 20

20.- Lil' Kim - 1.192.084 - Last Year: #24 - Peak: #20 - Album: The Notorious K.I.M.
19.- Trick Daddy- 1.202.562 - Last Year: #41 - Peak #19 - Album: Thugs Are Us
18.- Big Tymers - 1.339.547 - Last Year: #23 - Peak: #18 - Album: I Got That Work
17.- Eve- 1.373.004 - Last Year: #12 - Peak #12 - Album: Scorpion
16.- Missy Elliott- 1.410.880 - DEBUT - Peak #16 - Album: Miss E...So Addictive
15.- Bone Thugs-N-Harmony- 1.419.305 - Last Year: #21 - Peak #15 - Album: BTNHResurrection
14.- Wu-Tang Clan - 1.583.249 - Last Year: #33 - Peak: #14 - Album: The W
13.- 2Pac - 1.694.950 - Last Year: #10 - Peak: #7 - Album: Until The End Of Time
12.- D-12- 1.723.357 - DEBUT - Peak #12 - Album: Devil's Night
11.- Snoop Dogg - 1.816.561 - Last Year: #15 - Peak: #10 - Album: The Last Meal

TOP 10

10.- Mystikal - 1.856.471 - Last Year: #18 - Peak #10 - Album: Let's Get Ready
First apparence: 2000 - Years On Top 10: 1 (2001) - Total Points: 3.246.857

9.- Bow Wow - 2.317.754 - Last Year: #22 - Peak: #9 - Album: Beware Of Dog
First apparence: 2000 - Years On Top 10: 1 (2001) - Total Points: 3.505.520

8.- Jay-Z - 2.393.747 - Last Year: #7 - Peak: #3 (x1) - Album: Vol.3...Life And Times Of Shawn Carter
First apparence: 1999 - Years On Top 10: 3 (1999-2001) - Total Points: 9.976.213

7.- Ludacris - 2.551.753 - Last Year: #27 - Peak: #7 - Album: Back For The First Time
First apparence: 2000 - Years On Top 10: 1 (2001) - Total Points: 3.489.275

6.- Ja-Rule - 2.972.230 - Last Year: #16 - Peak: #6 - Album: Rule 3:36
First apparence: 1999 - Years On Top 10: 1 (2001) - Total Points: 5.600.143

5.- DMX - 3.402.757 - Last Year: #4 - Peak: #4 - Album: ...And Then There Was X
First apparence: 1999 - On Top 10: 3 (1999-2001) - On Top 5: 3 (1999-2001) - Total Points: 10.994.800

4.- Outkast- 3.586.053 - Last Year: #8 - Peak: #4 - Album: Stankonia
First apparence: 1999 - On Top 10: 2 (2000-2001) - On Top 5: 1 (2001) - Total Points: 7.829.926

3.- Dr. Dre - 4.537.836 - Last Year: #2 - Peak: #2 (x1) - Album: Dr. Dre 2001
First apparence: 1999 - On Top 10: 2 (2000-2001) - On Top 5: 2 (2000-2001) - Total Points: 12.046.973
Important songs: Still D.R.E., The Next Episode

2.- Nelly - 7.118.342 - Last Year: #3 - Peak: #2 (x1) - Album: Country Grammar
First apparence: 2000 - On Top 10: 2 (2000-2001) - On Top 5: 2 (2000-2001) - Total Points: 11.942.335
Important songs: Ride Wit Me, Country Grammar (Hot Shit)

1.- Eminem

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Points: 8.400.044 - Last Year: #1 - Peak: #1 (x2) - Album: The Marshall Mathers LP
First apparence: 1999 - On Top 10: 3 (1999-2001) - On Top 5: 2 (2000-2001) - Total Points: 18.740.477
Important songs: Stan, The Real Slim Shady, The Way I Am
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Postby lilgnzlo » Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:46 pm

Most successful rap acts of 2002

Base average sales of 2001-2002 = 722 M (101,51%)
Base average 1998-1999 = 100

TOP 20

20.- Big Tymers - 1.120.667 - Last Year: #18 - Peak: #18 - Album: Hood Rich
19.- Fat Joe - 1.127.773 - Last Year: #49 - Peak: #19 - Album: Jealous Ones Still Envy
18.- Dr. Dre - 1.167.361 - Last Year: #3 - Peak: #2 (x1) - Album: Dr. Dre 2001
17.- Puff Daddy Or P. Diddy - 1.324.702 - Last Year: #48 - Peak: #13 - Album: We Invented The Remix
16.- Bow Wow - 1.421.136 - Last Year: #9 - Peak: #9 - Album: Beware Of Dog
15.- St. Lunatics - 1.482.042 - Last Year: #22 - Peak: #15 - Album: Free City
14.- Trick Daddy - 1.492.193 - Last Year: #19 - Peak: #14 - Album: Thugs Are Us
13.- Snoop Dogg - 1.492.193 - Last Year: #11 - Peak: #10 - Album: The Last Meal
12.- Nas - 1.643.442 - Last Year: #47 - Peak: #9 - Album: Stillmatic
11.- Eve - 1.674.910 - Last Year: #17 - Peak: #11 - Album: Scorpion

TOP 10

10.- Missy Elliott - 1.715.514 - Last Year: #16 - Peak: #10 - Album: Miss E...So Addictive
First apparence: 2001 - Years On Top 10: 1 (2002) - Total Points: 3.126.394

9.- Outkast - 1.756.118 - Last Year: #4 - Peak: #4 - Album: Stankonia
First apparence: 1999 - Years On Top 10: 3 (2000-2002) - Total Points: 9.586.044

8.- DMX - 1.837.325 - Last Year: #5 - Peak: #4 - Album: The Great Depression
First apparence: 1999 - Years On Top 10: 4 (1999-2002) - Total Points: 12.832.125

7.- D-12 - 1.999.741 - Last Year: #12 - Peak: #7 - Album: Devil's Night
First apparence: 2001 - Years On Top 10: 1 (2002) - Total Points: 3.723.098

6.- 2Pac - 2.070.798 - Last Year: #13 - Peak: #6 - Album: Until The End Of Time
First apparence: 1999 - Years On Top 10: 3 (1999-2000; 2002) - Total Points: 8.564.826

5.- Jay-Z - 2.466.686 - Last Year: #8 - Peak: #3 (x1) - Album: The Blueprint
First apparence: 1999 - On Top 10: 4 (1999-2002) - On Top 5: 2 (1999; 2002) - Total Points: 12.442.899

4.- Ludacris - 3.174.208 - Last Year: #7 - Peak: #4 - Album: Word Of Mouf
First apparence: 2000 - On Top 10: 2 (2001-2002) - On Top 5: 1 (2002) - Total Points: 6.663.483

3.- Ja-Rule - 3.614.760 - Last Year: #6 - Peak: #3 (x1) - Album: Pain Is Love
First apparence: 1999 - On Top 10: 2 (2001-2002) - On Top 5: 1 (2002) - Total Points: 9.214.903
Important songs: Always On Time, I'm Real (Murder Remix)

2.- Nelly - 4.990.291 - Last Year: #2 - Peak: #2 (x2) - Album: Nellyville
First apparence: 2000 - On Top 10: 3 (2000-2002) - On Top 5: 3 (2000-2002) - Total Points: 16.932.626
Important songs: Dilemma, Hot In Herre

1.- Eminem

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Points: 7.722.781 - Last Year: #1 - Peak: #1 (x3) - Album: The Eminem Show
First apparence: 1999 - On Top 10: 4 (1999-2002) - On Top 5: 3 (2000-2002) - Total Points: 26.463.258
Important songs: Without Me, Cleanin' Out My Closet, Till I Collapse
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Postby lilgnzlo » Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:38 pm

Most successful rap acts of 2003

Base average sales of 2002-2003 = 684 M (107,15%)
Base average 1998-1999 = 100

TOP 20

20.- Cam'Ron - 1.259.002 - Last Year: #23 - Peak: #20 - Album: Come Home With Me
19.- Fabolous - 1.279.275 - DEBUT - Peak: #19 - Album: Street Dreams
18.- Nappy Roots - 1.334.007 - Last Year: #21 - Peak: #18 - Album: Watermelon, Chicken & Gritz
17.- Big Tymers - 1.343.650 - Last Year: #20 - Peak: #17 - Album: Hood Rich
16.- Snoop Dogg - 1.412.284 - Last Year: #13 - Peak: #10 - Album: Paid Tha Cost To Be Da Boss
15.- Nas - 1.466.871 - Last Year: #12 - Peak: #9 - Album: Stillmatic
14.- G-Unit - 1.575.519 - DEBUT - Peak: #14 - Album: Beg For Mercy
13.- Puff Daddy Or P. Diddy - 1.612.594 - Last Year: #17 - Peak: #13 - Album: We Invented The Remix
12.- 2Pac - 1.639.614 - Last Year: #6 - Peak: #6 - Album: Better Dayz
11.- Ja-Rule - 1.672.598 - Last Year: #3 - Peak: #3 (x1) - Album: Pain Is Love

TOP 10

10.- Chingy - 1.938.998 - DEBUT- Peak: #10 - Album: Jackpot
First apparence: 2003 - Years On Top 10: 1 (2003) - Total Points: 1.938.998

9.- Jay-Z - 1.981.046 - Last Year: #5 - Peak: #3 (x1) - Album: The Blueprint 2: The Gift And The Curse
First apparence: 1999 - Years On Top 10: 5 (1999-2003) - Total Points: 14.423.945

8.- Lil Jon - 2.000.762 - Last Year: #29 - Peak: #8 - Album: Kings Of Crunk
First apparence: 2002 - Years On Top 10: 1 (2003) - Total Points: 2.508.310

7.- Missy Elliott - 2.168.202 - Last Year: #10 - Peak: #7 - Album: Under Construction
First apparence: 2001 - Years On Top 10: 2 (2002-2003) - Total Points: 5.294.596

6.- Ludacris - 2.332.636 - Last Year: #4 - Peak: #4 - Album: Word Of Mouf
First apparence: 2000 - Years On Top 10: 3 (2001-2003) - Total Points: 8.996.119

5.- Sean Paul - 2.343.337 - Last Year: #35 - Peak: #5 - Album: Dutty Rock
First apparence: 2002 - On Top 10: 1 (2003) - On Top 5: 1 (2003) - Total Points: 2.622.489

4.- Outkast - 3.310.746 - Last Year: #9 - Peak: #4 - Album: Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
First apparence: 1999 - On Top 10: 4 (2000-2003) - On Top 5: 2 (2001; 2003)- Total Points: 12.896.790

3.- Nelly - 6.448.742 - Last Year: #2 - Peak: #2 (x2) - Album: Nellyville
First apparence: 2000 - On Top 10: 4 (2000-2003) - On Top 5: 4 (2000-2003) - Total Points: 23.381.368
Important songs: Dilemma, Hot In Herre

2.- 50 Cent - 7.003.062 - DEBUT - Peak: #2 (x1) - Album: Get Rich Or Die Tryin'
First apparence: 2003 - On Top 10: 1 (2003) - On Top 5: 1 (2003) - Total Points: 7.003.062
Important songs: In Da Club, 21 Questions

1.- Eminem

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Points: 9.603.767 - Last Year: #1 - Peak: #1 (x4) - Album: The Eminem Show
First apparence: 1999 - On Top 10: 5 (1999-2003) - On Top 5: 4 (2000-2003) - Total Points: 36.067.025
Important songs: Without Me, Cleanin' Out My Closet, Till I Collapse
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Postby lilgnzlo » Sun Oct 15, 2017 9:49 pm

Most successful rap acts of 2004

Base average sales of 2003-2004 = 677 M (108,26%)
Base average 1998-1999 = 100

TOP 20

20.- Lil' Kim - 1.252.512 - Last Year: #21 - Peak: #20 - Album: La Bella Mafia
19.- Linkin Park - 1.309.910 - DEBUT - Peak: #19 - Album: Collision Course (With Jay-Z)
18.- DMX - 1.443.066 - Last Year: #22 - Peak: #4 - Album: The Grand Champ
17.- Fabolous - 1.454.888 - Last Year: #19 - Peak: #17 - Album: Street Dreams
16.- Lloyd Banks - 1.467.965 - DEBUT - Peak: #16 - Album: Hunger For More
15.- 2Pac - 1.720.383 - Last Year: #12 - Peak: #6 - Album: Resurrection
14.- Lil Jon - 1.750.807 - Last Year: #8 - Peak: #8 - Album: Kings Of Crunk
13.- Twista - 1.898.828 - DEBUT - Peak: #13 - Album: Kamikaze
12.- D-12 - 1.982.186 - Last Year: #47 - Peak: #7 - Album: D-12 World
11.- Sean Paul - 2.286.374 - Last Year: #5 - Peak: #5 - Album: Dutty Rock

TOP 10

10.- Ludacris - 2.475.075 - Last Year: #6 - Peak: #4 - Album: Chicken & Beer
First apparence: 2000 - Years On Top 10: 4 (2001-2004) - Total Points: 11.471.194

9.- The Black Eyed Peas - 2.577.997 - Last Year: #27 - Peak: #9 - Album: Elephunk
First apparence: 2003 - Years On Top 10: 1 (2004) - Total Points: 3.348.792

8.- Nelly - 2.652.297 - Last Year: #3 - Peak: #2 (x2) - Album: Suit
First apparence: 2000 - Years On Top 10: 5 (2000-2004) - Total Points: 26.033.665

7.- Kanye West - 2.660.957 - DEBUT- Peak: #7 - Album: The College Dropout
First apparence: 2004 - Years On Top 10: 1 (2004) - Total Points: 2.660.957

6.- G-Unit - 2.696.031 - Last Year: #14 - Peak: #6 - Album: Beg For Mercy
First apparence: 2003 - Years On Top 10: 1 (2004) - Total Points: 4.271.550

5.- Chingy - 3.083.838 - Last Year: #10 - Peak: #5 - Album: Jackpot
First apparence: 2003 - On Top 10: 2 (2003-2004) - On Top 5: 1 (2004) - Total Points: 5.022.836

4.- Jay-Z - 3.180.631 - Last Year: #9 - Peak: #3 (x1) - Album: The Black Album
First apparence: 1999 - On Top 10: 6 (1999-2004) - On Top 5: 3 (1999; 2002; 2004) - Total Points: 17.604.576

3.- Eminem - 3.807.399 - Last Year: #1 - Peak: #1 (x4) - Album: Encore
First apparence: 1999 - On Top 10: 6 (1999-2004) - On Top 5: 5 (2000-2004) - Total Points: 39.874.424
Important songs: Just Lose It, Like Toy Soldiers

2.- Outkast - 5.907.422 - Last Year: #4 - Peak: #2 (x1) - Album: Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
First apparence: 1999 - On Top 10: 5 (2000-2004) - On Top 5: 3 (2001; 2003-2004)- Total Points: 18.804.212
Important songs: Hey Ya!, The Way You Move

1.- 50 Cent

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Points: 7.941.528 - Last Year: #2 - Peak: #1 (x1) - Album: Get Rich Or Die Tryin'
First apparence: 2003 - On Top 10: 2 (2003-2004) - On Top 5: 2 (2003-2004) - Total Points: 14.944.590
Important songs: In Da Club, 21 Questions, P.I.M.P.
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Postby lilgnzlo » Sun Oct 22, 2017 8:46 pm

Most successful rap acts of 2005

Base average sales of 2004-2005 = 642,95 M (113,99%)
Base average 1998-1999 = 100

TOP 20

20.- Beastie Boys - 1.347.364 - Last Year: #24 - Peak: #6 - Album: To The 5 Boroughs
19.- G-Unit - 1.390.680 - Last Year: #6 - Peak: #6 - Album: Beg For Mercy
18.- T.I. - 1.404.238 - Last Year: #28 - Peak: #18 - Album: Urban Legend
17.- Mike Jones - 1.468.624 - DEBUT - Peak: #17 - Album: Who Is Mike Jones?
16.- Young Jeezy - 1.498.163 - DEBUT - Peak: #16 - Album: Let's Get It
15.- Lloyd Banks - 1.716.692 - Last Year: #16 - Peak: #15 - Album: Hunger For More
14.- Snoop Dogg - 1.890.461 - Last Year: #22 - Peak: #10 - Album: R&G (Rhytmic And Gangsta): The Masterpiece
13.- Ludacris - 1.951.443 - Last Year: #10 - Peak: #4 - Album: The Red Light District
12.- Linkin Park - 2.016.035 - Last Year: #19 - Peak: #12 - Album: Collision Course (With Jay-Z)
11.- Jay-Z - 2.016.035 - Last Year: #4 - Peak: #3 (x1) - Album: Collision Course (With Linkin Park)

TOP 10

10.- Twista - 2.170.373 - Last Year: #13 - Peak: #10 - Album: Kamikaze
First apparence: 2004 - Years On Top 10: 1 (2005) - Total Points: 4.069.201

9.- D-12 - 2.258.146 - Last Year: #12 - Peak: #7 - Album: D-12 World
First apparence: 2001 - Years On Top 10: 2 (2002; 2005) - Total Points: 8.177.728

8.- The Game - 2.594.013 - DEBUT- Peak: #8 - Album: The Documentary
First apparence: 2005 - Years On Top 10: 1 (2005) - Total Points: 2.594.013

7.- Lil Jon - 2.694.717 - Last Year: #14 - Peak: #7 - Album: Crunk Juice
First apparence: 2002 - Years On Top 10: 2 (2003; 2005) - Total Points: 6.953.834

6.- Outkast - 2.869.133 - Last Year: #2 - Peak: #2 (x1) - Album: Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
First apparence: 1999 - Years On Top 10: 6 (2000-2005) - Total Points: 21.673.345

5.- Kanye West - 3.266.199 - Last Year: #7- Peak: #5 - Album: The College Dropout
First apparence: 2004 - On Top 10: 2 (2004-2005) - On Top 5: 1 (2005) - Total Points: 5.927.156

4.- Nelly - 3.395.559 - Last Year: #8 - Peak: #2 (x2) - Album: Suit
First apparence: 2000 - On Top 10: 6 (2000-2005) - On Top 5: 5 (2000-2003; 2005) - Total Points: 29.429.224

3.- The Black Eyed Peas - 3.462.169 - Last Year: #9 - Peak: #3 (x1) - Album: Monkey Business
First apparence: 2003 - On Top 10: 2 (2004-2005) - On Top 5: 1 (2005) - Total Points: 6.810.961
Important songs: My Humps, Don't Phunk With My Heart

2.- 50 Cent - 5.531.653 - Last Year: #1 - Peak: #1 (x1) - Album: The Massacre
First apparence: 2003 - On Top 10: 3 (2003-2005) - On Top 5: 3 (2003-2005) - Total Points: 20.476.243
Important songs: Candy Shop, Just A Lil Bit

1.- Eminem

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Points: 5.588.091 - Last Year: #3 - Peak: #1 (x5) - Album: Encore
First apparence: 1999 - On Top 10: 7 (1999-2005) - On Top 5: 6 (2000-2005) - Total Points: 45.462.515
Important songs: Just Lose It, Like Toy Soldiers, Mockingbird
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Postby lilgnzlo » Fri Oct 27, 2017 6:47 pm

CATALOG ALBUMS ON THE SPS ERA

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TOP 10
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1 - J. Cole - 2014 Forest Hills Drive - 2014 - 2.551.000
2 - Nicki Minaj - The Pinkprint - 2014 - 1.993.900
3 - Drake - Take Care - 2011 - 1.178.500
4 - Kendrick Lamar - Good Kid M.a.a.D City - 2012 - 1.171.000
5 - Drake - Nothing Was The Same - 2013 - 1.111.000
6 - Eminem - The Eminem Show - 2002 - 1.032.000
7 - Eminem - Curtain Call: The Hits - 2005 - 952.000
8 - G-Eazy - These Things Happen - 2014 - 891.500
9 - 2Pac - Greatest Hits - 1998 - 879.000
10 - Eminem - The Marshall Mathers LP 2 - 2013 - 773.000

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TOP 20
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11 - Pitbull - Globalization - 2014 - 706.550
12 - Eminem - Recovery - 2010 - 595.000
13 - Childish Gambino - Because The Internet - 2013 - 545.250
14 - Wiz Khalifa - Blacc Hollywood - 2014 - 516.200
15 - Various Artists - Shady XV - 2014 - 505.250
16 - Kanye West - Graduation - 2007 - 503.750
17 - J. Cole - Born Sinner - 2013 - 441.650
18 - Logic - Under Pressure - 2014 - 430.400
19 - Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy - 2010 - 422.850
20 (NEW) - The Notorious B.I.G. - Greatest Hits - 2007 - 414.500
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OTHERS
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21 (-1) - Beastie Boys - Licensed To Ill - 1986 - 401.068
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Postby lilgnzlo » Fri Oct 27, 2017 7:15 pm

2015 SPS

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TOP 10
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1 - Drake - If You Are Reading This It's Too Late - 2.812.000
2 - Drake & Future - What A Time To Be Alive - 1.756.600
3 (+1) - Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp A Butterfly - 1.637.750
4 (-1) - Fetty Wap - Fetty Wap - 1.611.350
5 - Future - DS2 - 1.561.500
6 - G-Eazy - When It's Dark Out - 1.377.800
7 - Big Sean - Dark Sky Paradise - 1.251.850
8 - Rae Sremmurd - Sremmlife - 1.063.550
9 - Soundtrack - Furious 7 - 1.053.000
10 - Flo Rida - My House (EP) - 887.850
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Postby lilgnzlo » Fri Oct 27, 2017 7:34 pm

2016 SPS

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TOP 10
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1 - Drake - Views - 4.636.000
2 - Kevin Gates - Islah - 1.266.000
3 (+1) - Post Malone - Stoney - 1.237.000
4 (-1) - J. Cole - 4 Your Eyez Only - 1.186.000
5 - Kanye West - The Life Of Pablo - 1.112.000
6 - Travis Scott - Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight - 1.069.000
7 - Chance The Rapper - Coloring Book - 960.500
8 - Future - EVOL - 857.850
9 - Rae Sremmurd - Sremmlife 2 - 836.000
10 - DJ Khaled - Major Key - 598.850

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TOP 20
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11 - 21 Savage & Metro Boomin - Savage Mode - 589.000
12 - Lil Uzi Vert - Lil Uzi Vert vs The World - 570.000
13 - Kendrick Lamar - Untitled Unmastered - 462.850
14 - Lil Uzi Vert - The Perfect Luv Tape - 449.000
15 - A Tribe Call Quest - We Got It From Here......Thank You 4 Your Service - 408.548
16 - ScHoolboy Q - Blank Face LP - 386.850
17 (+1) - Meek Mill - DC4 - 336.750
18 (-1) - Gucci Mane - Everybody Looking - 336.200
19 - Yo Gotti - The Art Of Hustle - 321.750
20 (+1) - A Boogie Wit Da Hootie - Artist - 304.000

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OTHERS
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21 (-1) - Gucci Mane - The Return Of East Atlanta Santa - 299.600
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2017 SPS

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TOP 10
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1 - Kendrick Lamar - DAMN. - 2.361.000
2 - Drake - More Life - 1.944.000
3 - Migos - Culture - 1.180.000
4 - Future - FUTURE - 946.000
5 - Big Sean - I Decided. - 749.000
6 - Logic - Everybody - 655.000
7 - DJ Khaled - Grateful - 592.000
8 (+1) - Jay-Z - 4:44 - 566.500
9 (-1) - Future - HNDRXX - 565.000
10 - Kodak Black - Painting Pictures - 473.000

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11 - 2 Chainz - Pretty Girls Like Trap Music - 439.000
12 (+2) - Lil Uzi Vert - Luv Is Rage 2 - 437.000
13 (-1) - Playboi Carti - Playboi Carti - 408.500
14 (-1) - 21 Savage - Issa Album - 403.500
15 (+1) - Russ - There's Really A Wolf - 327.000
16 (-1) - Rick Ross - Rather You Than Me - 317.050
17 - Meek Mill - Wins And Losses - 300.000
18 - PnB Rock - GTTM: Going Through The Motions - 272.000
19 - Nav - Nav - 249.500
20 (+1) - French Montana - Jungle Rules - 242.000

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OTHERS
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21 (-1) - Tyler, The Creator - Flower Boy - 241.500
Kodak Black - Project Baby Two - 228.000
Tee Grizzley - My Moment - 196.500
Young Thug - Beautiful Thugger Girls - 188.500
YFN Lucci - Long Live Nut - 179.600
Machine Gun Kelly - Bloom - 178.800
Joey Bada$$ - All Amerikan Bada$$ - 173.850
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Postby lilgnzlo » Sun Oct 29, 2017 12:54 am

Most successful rap acts of 2006

Base average sales of 2005-2006 = 599,3 M (122,29%)
Base average 1998-1999 = 100

TOP 20

20.- Common - 996.617 - Last Year: #27 - Peak: #20 - Album: Be
19.- Three 6 Mafia - 1.043.967 - Last Year: #34 - Peak: #19 - Album: Most Know Unknow
18.- Yung Joc - 1.065.169 - DEBUT - Peak: #18 - Album: New Joc City
17.- Bow Wow - 1.165.975 - Last Year: #26 - Peak: #9 - Album: Wanted
16.- Ying Yang Twins - 1.191.177 - Last Year: #25 - Peak: #16 - Album: United State Of Atlanta
15.- Lil Jon - 1.279.169 - Last Year: #7 - Peak: #7 - Album: Crunk Juice
14.- Lil' Wayne - 1.344.436 - Last Year: #33 - Peak: #14 - Album: Tha Carter II
13.- The Notorious B.I.G. - 1.453.832 - Last Year: #31 - Peak: #13 - Album: Duets: The Final Chapter
12.- Jay-Z - 1.476.073 - Last Year: #11 - Peak: #3 (x1) - Album: Kingdom Come
11.- Ludacris - 1.494.342 - Last Year: #13 - Peak: #4 - Album: The Red Light District

TOP 10

10.- Chamillionaire - 1.509.092 - Last Year: #41 - Peak: #10 - Album: The Sound Of Revenge
First apparence: 2005 - Years On Top 10: 1 (2006) - Total Points: 1.908.058

9.- Sean Paul - 1.527.603 - Last Year: #37 - Peak: #5 - Album: The Trinity
First apparence: 2002 - Years On Top 10: 2 (2003; 2006) - Total Points: 6.942.739

8.- Mike Jones - 1.697.883 - Last Year: #17 - Peak: #8 - Album: Who Is Mike Jones?
First apparence: 2005 - Years On Top 10: 1 (2006) - Total Points: 3.166.507

7.- T.I. - 1.948.122 - Last Year: #18 - Peak: #7 - Album: King
First apparence: 2003 - Years On Top 10: 1 (2006) - Total Points: 4.736.602

6.- Young Jeezy - 2.096.452 - Last Year: #16 - Peak: #6 - Album: Let's Get It
First apparence: 2005 - Years On Top 10: 1 (2006) - Total Points: 3.594.615

5.- The Game - 2.966.387 - Last Year: #8 - Peak: #5 - Album: The Documentary
First apparence: 2005 - On Top 10: 2 (2005-2006) - On Top 5: 1 (2006) - Total Points: 5.560.400

4.- Eminem - 3.234.514 - Last Year: #1 - Peak: #1 (x5) - Album: Curtain Call: The Hits
First apparence: 1999 - On Top 10: 8 (1999-2006) - On Top 5: 7 (2000-2006) - Total Points: 48.697.029

3.- Kanye West - 3.379.656 - Last Year: #5 - Peak: #3 (x1) - Album: Late Registration
First apparence: 2004 - On Top 10: 3 (2004-2006) - On Top 5: 2 (2005-2006) - Total Points: 9.306.812
Important songs: Gold Digger, Touch The Sky

2.- The Black Eyed Peas - 4.965.390 - Last Year: #3 - Peak: #2 (x1) - Album: Monkey Business
First apparence: 2003 - On Top 10: 3 (2004-2006) - On Top 5: 2 (2005-2006) - Total Points: 11.776.351
Important songs: My Humps, Don't Phunk With My Heart

1.- 50 Cent

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Points: 6.179.136 - Last Year: #2 - Peak: #1 (x2) - Album: The Massacre
First apparence: 2003 - On Top 10: 4 (2003-2006) - On Top 5: 4 (2003-2006) - Total Points: 26.655.379
Important songs: Candy Shop, Just A Lil Bit, Disco Inferno
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Postby iHypeMusic » Sun Oct 29, 2017 7:00 am

Highest-selling Rap albums by calendar year:

1993: Dr. Dre — The Chronic: 2,900,000
1994: Warren G — Regulate...G Funk Era: 2,100,000
1995: Bone Thungs-N-Harmony — East 1999 Eternal: 2,000,000
1996: Fugees — The Score: 4,500,000
1997: Puff Daddy & the Family — No Way Out: 3,400,000
1998: Will Smith — Big Willie Style: 3,700,000
1999: Juvenile — 400 Degreez: 3,300,000
2000: Eminem — The Marshall Mathers LP: 7,900,000
2001: Nelly — Country Grammar: 2,450,000
2002: Eminem — The Eminem Show: 7,608,000
2003: 50 Cent — Get Rich or Die Tryin': 6,536,000
2004: Eminem — Encore: 3,517,000
2005: 50 Cent — The Massacre: 4,853,000
2006: T.I. — King: 1,593,000
2007: Kanye West — Graduation: 1,892,000
2008: Lil' Wayne — Tha Carter III: 2,874,000
2009: Black Eyed Peas — The E.N.D.: 1,787,000
2010: Eminem — Recovery: 3,415,000
2011: Lil Wayne — Tha Carter IV: 1,917,000
2012: Nicki Minaj — Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded: 785,000
2013: Eminem — The Marshall Mathers LP 2: 1,727,000
2014: J. Cole — 2014 Forest Hills Drive: 577,000

SPS era....

2015: Drake — If You're Reading This, It's Too Late: 1,919,000 (1,142,000 pure sales)
2016: Drake — Views: 4,140,000 (1,607,000 pure sales)
2017 so far: Kendrick Lamar — DAMN.: 2,442,000 (830,000 pure sales)
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Postby iHypeMusic » Sun Oct 29, 2017 7:53 am

Top 5 selling Rap albums, per calendar year:

1993:
1. Dr. Dre — The Chronic: 2,900,000
2. Snoop Doggy Dogg — Doggy Style: 2,400,000
3. Cypress Hill — Black Sunday: 1,700,000
4. Arrested Development — 3 Years, 5 Months and 2 Days in the Life Of...: 1,200,000
5. Naughty By Nature — 19 Naughty II: 1,000,000

1994:
1. Warren G — Regulate...G Funk Era: 2,100,000
2. Snoop Doggy Dogg — Doggy Style: 2,000,000
3. Salt-N-Pepa — Very Necessary: 2,000,000
4. Soundtrack — Murder Was the Case: 1,400,000
5. Beastie Boys — Ill Communication: 1,200,000

1995:
1. Bone Thungs-N-Harmony — East 1999 Eternal: 2,000,000
2. 2Pac — Me Against the World: 1,700,000
3. Soundtrack — Friday: 1,500,000
4. Tha Dogg Pound — Dogg Food: 1,000,000

1996:
1. Fugees — The Score: 4,500,000
2. 2Pac — All Eyez On Me: 3,000,000
3. Bone Thungs-N-Harmony — E. 1999 Eternal: 2,500,000
4. Makaveli — The Don Killuminati: 1,700,000
5. Coolio — Gangsta's Paradise: 1,600,000

1997:
1. Puff Daddy & the Family — No Way Out: 3,400,000
2. The Notorious B.I.G. — Life After Death: 3,100,000
3. Wu-Tang Clan — Wu-Tang Forever: 1,600,000
4. Master P — Ghetto D: 1,500,000
5. Mase — Halrem World: 1,500,000

1998:
1. Will Smith — Big Willie Style: 3,700,000
2. Beastie Boys — Hello Nasty: 3,200,000
3. Lauryn Hill — The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill: 2,900,000
4. Jay-Z — Vol. 2...Hard Knock Life: 2,800,000
5. DMX — It's Dark and Hell Is Hot: 2,300,000

1999:
1. Juveile — 400 Degreez: 3,300,000
2. Eminem — The Slim Shady LP: 2,800,000
3. Lauryn Hill — The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill: 2,800,000
4. Dr. Dre — 2001: 1,900,000
5. Various Artists — Ruff Ryders: 1,900,000

2000:
1. Eminem — The Marshall Mathers LP: 7,900,000
2. Nelly — Country Grammar: 5,100,000
3. Dr. Dre — 2001: 4,000,000
4. DMX — ...And Then There Was X: 3,100,000
5. Baha Men — Who Let the Dogs Out: 2,400,000

2001:
1. Nelly — Country Grammar: 2,450,000
2. Ja Rule — Pain is Love: 2,150,000
3. Jay-Z — The Blueprint: 1,880,000
4. Ja Rule — Rule 3:36: 1,860,000
5. D12 — Devil's Night: 1,820,000

2002:
1. Eminem — The Eminem Show: 7,608,000
2. Nelly — Nellyville: 4,916,000
3. Soundtrack — 8 Mile: 3,498,000
4. Ludacris — Word of Mouf: 1,977,000
5. Ja Rule — Pain Is Love: 1,411,000

2003:
1. 50 Cent — Get Rich or Die Tryin': 6,536,000
2. OutKast — Speakerboxxx/The Love Below: 3,090,000
3. Chingy — Jackpot: 1,810,000
4. Ludacris — Chicken'N'Beer: 1,586,000
5. Jay-Z — The Black Album: 1,585,000

2004:
1. Eminem — Encore: 3,517,000
2. Kanye West — The College Dropout: 2,458,000
3. Nelly — Suit: 2,450,000
4. OutKast — SpeakerBoxxx/The Love Below: 2,367,000
5. D12 — D12 World: 1,831,000

2005:
1. 50 Cent — The Massacre: 4,853,000
2. The Black Eyed Peas — Monkey Business: 3,037,000
3. Kanye West — Late Registration: 2,414,000
4. The Game — The Documentary: 2,276,000
5. Eminem — Encore: 1,385,000

2006:
1. T.I. — King: 1,593,000
2. Eminem — Curtain Call: 1,263,000
3. Jay-Z — Kingdom Come: 1,207,000
4. Akon — Konvicted: 1,158,000
5. Black Eyed Peas — Monkey Business: 1,023,000

2007:
1. Kanye West — Graduation: 1,892,000
2. Akon — Konvicted: 1,631,000
3. 50 Cent — Curtis: 1,225,000
4. T.I. — T.I. vs. T.I.P.: 1,217,000
5. Timbaland — Timbaland Presents Shock Value: 1,003,000

2008:
1. Lil' Wayne — Tha Carter III: 2,874,000
2. T.I. — Paper Trail: 1,522,000
3. Kanye West — 808's & Heartbreak: 1,024,000
4. Rick Ross — Trilla: 710,000
5. Young Jeezy — The Recession: 707,000

2009:
1. The Black Eyed Peas — The E.N.D.: 1,787,000
2. Eminem — Relapse: 1,735,000
3. Jay-Z — The Blueprint 3: 1,515,000
4. Kanye West — 808's & Heartbreak: 597,000
5. T.I. — Paper Trail: 530,000

2010:
1. Eminem — Recovery: 3,415,000
2. Drake — Thank Me Later: 1,269,000
3. The Black Eyed Peas — The E.N.D.: 1,133,000
4. Kanye West — My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy: 882,000
5. Nicki Minaj — Pink Friday: 852,000

2011:
1. Lil Wayne — Tha Carter IV: 1,917,000
2. Drake — Take Care: 1,247,000
3. Jay-Z & Kanye West — Watch the Throne: 1,232,000
4. Nicki Minaj — Pink Friday: 876,000
5. Eminem — Recovery: 741,000

2012:
1. Nicki Minaj — Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded: 785,000
2. Drake — Take Care: 698,000
3. Kendrick Lamar — Good Kid M.A.A.D. City: 584,000
4. Rick Ross — God Forgives I Don't: 493,000
5. 2 Chainz — Based On a T.R.U. Story: 478,000

2013:
1. Eminem — The Marshall Mathers LP 2: 1,727,000
2. Drake — Nothing Was the Same: 1,344,000
3. Jay-Z — Magna Carta...Holy Grail: 1,099,000
4. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis — The Heist: 1,018,000
5. J. Cole — Born Sinner: 656,000

2014:
1. J. Cole — 2014 Forest Hills Drive: 577,000
2. Eminem — The Marshall Mathers LP 2: 537,000
3. Iggy Azalea — The New Classic: 454,000
4. Rick Ross — Mastermind: 397,000
5. Schoolboy Q — Oxymoron: 353,000
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Postby lilgnzlo » Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:30 pm

Most successful rap acts of 2007

Base average sales of 2006-2007 = 540,1 M (135,7%)
Base average 1998-1999 = 100

TOP 20

20.- Soulja Boy - 892.887 - DEBUT - Peak: #20 - Album: Souljaboytellem.com
19.- The Notorious B.I.G. - 949.880 - Last Year: #13 - Peak: #13 - Album: Duets: The Final Chapter
18.- Outkast - 949.880 - Last Year: #31 - Peak: #2 (x1) - Album: Idlewild
17.- Nas - 956.665 - Last Year: #36 - Peak: #9 - Album: Hip-Hop Is Dead
16.- Lil' Wayne - 1.004.158 - Last Year: #14 - Peak: #14 - Album: Tha Carter II
15.- Rick Ross - 1.088.291 - Last Year: #27 - Peak: #15 - Album: Port Of Miami
14.- Snoop Dogg - 1.135.785 - Last Year: #28 - Peak: #10 - Album: The Blue Carpet Treatment
13.- Sean Paul - 1.228.059 - Last Year: #9 - Peak: #5 - Album: The Trinity
12.- The Game - 1.278.267 - Last Year: #5 - Peak: #5 - Album: Doctor's Advocate
11.- Yung Joc - 1.317.619 - Last Year: #18 - Peak: #11 - Album: New Joc City

TOP 10

10.- Chamillionaire - 1.403.108 - Last Year: #10 - Peak: #10 - Album: The Sound Of Revenge
First apparence: 2005 - Years On Top 10: 2 (2006-2007) - Total Points: 3.311.166

9.- Shady Records - 1.420.749 - Last Year: #26 - Peak: #9 - Album: Eminem Presents...The Re-Up
First apparence: 2006 - Years On Top 10: 1 (2007) - Total Points: 2.273.129

8.- Young Jeezy - 1.561.874 - Last Year: #6 - Peak: #6 - Album: The Inspiration
First apparence: 2005 - Years On Top 10: 2 (2006-2007) - Total Points: 5.156.489

7.- Ludacris - 1.637.864 - Last Year: #11 - Peak: #4 - Album: Release Therapy
First apparence: 2000 - Years On Top 10: 5 (2001-2004; 2007) - Total Points: 16.554.843

6.- The Black Eyed Peas - 1.659.575 - Last Year: #2 - Peak: #2 (x1) - Album: Monkey Business
First apparence: 2003 - Years On Top 10: 4 (2004-2007) - Total Points: 13.435.926

5.- 50 Cent - 1.662.289 - Last Year: #1 - Peak: #1 (x2) - Album: Curtis
First apparence: 2003 - On Top 10: 5 (2003-2007) - On Top 5: 5 (2003-2007) - Total Points: 28.317.668

4.- Jay-Z - 2.180.652 - Last Year: #12 - Peak: #3 (x1) - Album: Kingdom Come
First apparence: 1999 - On Top 10: 7 (1999-2004; 2007) - On Top 5: 4 (1999; 2002; 2004; 2007) - Total Points: 23.277.336

3.- Eminem - 2.188.794 - Last Year: #4 - Peak: #1 (x5) - Album: Curtain Call: The Hits
First apparence: 1999 - On Top 10: 9 (1999-2007) - On Top 5: 8 (2000-2007) - Total Points: 50.885.823
Important songs: When I'm Gone, Shake That

2.- T.I. - 2.433.049 - Last Year: #7 - Peak: #2 (x1) - Album: King
First apparence: 2003 - On Top 10: 2 (2006-2007) - On Top 5: 1 (2007) - Total Points: 7.169.651
Important songs: What You Know, Why You Wanna

1.- Kanye West

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Points: 2.567.389 - Last Year: #3 - Peak: #1 (x1) - Album: Graduation
First apparence: 2004 - On Top 10: 4 (2004-2007) - On Top 5: 3 (2005-2007) - Total Points: 11.874.201
Important songs: Stronger, Good Life, Flashing Lights
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Postby lilgnzlo » Mon Nov 13, 2017 6:09 am

Most successful rap acts of 2008

Base average sales of 2007-2008 = 464,45 M (158,8%)
Base average 1998-1999 = 100

TOP 20

20.- Snoop Dogg - 552.298 - Last Year: #14 - Peak: #10 - Album: Ego Trippin'
19.- The Notorious B.I.G. - 615.418 - Last Year: #19 - Peak: #13 - Album: Greatest Hits
18.- Shady Records - 646.978 - Last Year: #9 - Peak: #9 - Album: Eminem Presents...The Re-Up
17.- Nas - 676.351 - Last Year: #17 - Peak: #9 - Album: Nas
16.- Ludacris - 692.986 - Last Year: #7 - Peak: #4 - Album: Theater Of The Mind
15.- Lupe Fiasco - 804.778 - Last Year: #29 - Peak: #15 - Album: The Cool
14.- Plies - 872.433 - Last Year: #26 - Peak: #14 - Album: Definition Of Real
13.- Pretty Ricky - 915.237 - Last Year: #22 - Peak: #13 - Album: Late Night Special
12.- Fabolous - 946.797 - Last Year: #21 - Peak: #12 - Album: From Nothin' To Somethin'
11.- Common - 946.797 - Last Year: #23 - Peak: #11 - Album: Finding Forever

TOP 10

10.- Eminem - 962.577 - Last Year: #3 - Peak: #1 (x5) - Album: Curtain Call: The Hits
First apparence: 1999 - Years On Top 10: 10 (1999-2008) - Total Points: 51.848.400

9.- The Game - 1.000.039 - Last Year: #12 - Peak: #5 - Album: LAX
First apparence: 2005 - Years On Top 10: 3 (2005-2006; 2008) - Total Points: 7.838.706

8.- Young Jeezy - 1.115.207 - Last Year: #8 - Peak: #6 - Album: The Recession
First apparence: 2005 - Years On Top 10: 3 (2006-2008) - Total Points: 6.271.696

7.- Rick Ross - 1.119.607 - Last Year: #15 - Peak: #7 - Album: Trilla
First apparence: 2006 - Years On Top 10: 1 (2008) - Total Points: 3.041.934

6.- Soulja Boy - 1.559.060 - Last Year: #20 - Peak: #6 - Album: Souljaboytellem.com
First apparence: 2007 - Years On Top 10: 1 (2008) - Total Points: 2.451.947

5.- Jay-Z - 1.683.721 - Last Year: #4 - Peak: #3 (x1) - Album: American Gangster
First apparence: 1999 - On Top 10: 8 (1999-2004; 2007-2008) - On Top 5: 5 (1999; 2002; 2004; 2007-2008) - Total Points: 24.961.057

4.- 50 Cent - 2.210.772 - Last Year: #5 - Peak: #1 (x2) - Album: Curtis
First apparence: 2003 - On Top 10: 6 (2003-2008) - On Top 5: 6 (2003-2008) - Total Points: 30.528.440

3.- T.I. - 2.401.872 - Last Year: #2 - Peak: #2 (x1) - Album: Paper Trail
First apparence: 2003 - On Top 10: 3 (2006-2008) - On Top 5: 2 (2007-2008) - Total Points: 9.571.523
Important songs: Whatever You Like, Live Your Life

2.- Kanye West - 3.585.206 - Last Year: #1 - Peak: #1 (x1) - Album: Graduation
First apparence: 2004 - On Top 10: 5 (2004-2008) - On Top 5: 4 (2005-2008) - Total Points: 15.459.407
Important songs: Stronger, Good Life

1.- Lil' Wayne

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Points: 4.535.822 - Last Year: #16 - Peak: #1 (x1) - Album: Tha Carter III
First apparence: 2005 - On Top 10: 1 (2008) - On Top 5: 1 (2008) - Total Points: 7.522.030
Important songs: Lollipop, A Milli, Got Money
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