R&B/Hip-Hop Chart Juice: Kid Cudi, Cee Lo Green, Trey Songz

R&B/Hip-Hop Chart Juice: Kid Cudi, Cee Lo Green, Trey Songz

Kid Cudi breaks open at No. 1 on R&B/Hip-Hop Albums with his sophomore set "Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager" as the title moves 169,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. His debut "Man on the Moon: The End of the Day" opened at No. 5 on R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and at No. 4 on the Billboard 200 with 104,000 copies on the chart dated Oct. 3, 2009..

At No. 2, Cee-Lo Green's "The Lady Killer" debuts with 41,000 equaling his peak position established twice before with "Cee-Lo Green & His Perfect Imperfections" (2002) and "Cee-Lo Green is the Soul Machine" (2004).

Lil Wayne's "I Am Not a Human Being" (2-3) and Eminem's "Recovery" (3-4) each slide one position while Mariah Carey's "Merry Christmas II You" falls 1-5 with a 41% decline (to 33,000).

Trey Songz's "Passion, Pain & Pleasure" falls 4-6 with a 14% drop to 18,000 copies while Twista's "The Perfect Storm" opens at No. 7 with 14,000 and Lil Boosie, Webbie, Lil Trill & Trill Fam's collaborative release "All Or Nothing" bows at No. 8 with 13,000. Twista has posted two No. 1 albums on the list with the 2004 release "Kamikaze" (2 weeks) and "The Day After" from 2005.

Closing out the top 10 are Rick Ross' "Teflon Don" which falls 6-9 with a 4% erosion (10,000) and Drake's "Thank Me Later" which moves 7-10 with a 5% decline (9,000).

Other notable new entries on R&B/Hip-Hop Albums include Quincy Jones' "Q: Soul Bossa Nostra" at No. 15 with 7,000 copies, Joe Budden's "Mood Muzik 4" at No. 19 with 6,000 copies, and one half of Floetry's the Floacist with "The Floecist Presents: Floetic Soul" at No 20 with a little less than Budden's overall figure.

On R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, Trey Songz picks up a third week at No. 1 with "Can't Be Friends," beating the two-week run of his first chart-topper "I Invented Sex," featuring Drake, in 2009. Chris Brown's "Deuces," featuring Tyga and Kevin McCall, also stays put at No. 2.

Rick Ross' "Aston Martin Music," featuring Drake and Chrisette Michele, skips 5-3 with 31.7 million listener impressions (up 13%), according to Nielsen BDS. This marks Ross' best ever chart position, passing "The Boss," which peaked at No. 5 in 2008.

Waka Flocka Flame's "No Hands," featuring Roscoe Dash and Wale, falls 3-4 despite a 3% increase to 30.5 million listener impressions while Lil Wayne's "Right Above It," featuring Drake (4-5), steps down one position as well.

Trey Songz' "Bottoms Up," featuring Nicki Minaj, holds steady at No. 6, Willow's "Whip My Hair" jumps 9-7 and Monica's "Love All Over Me" holds onto the No. 8 position. Miguel's "All I Want Is You," featuring J. Cole slips 7-9 with a 6% decline to 20.1 impressions.

Rounding out the top 10 is Lloyd's "Lay It Down," stepping 11-10 to mark his fourth top 10 title on the list. "You," featuring Lil Wayne, is his only hit to reach the penthouse, doing so in 2007.

Michael Jackson's "Hold My Hand," featuring Akon, is this week's biggest debut as it opens at No. 53 with 3.9 million listener impressions. The track is Jackson's 51st hit on the chart and previews his upcoming "Micheal" set, due Dec. 14 on Epic.

Other newcomers to the list include Full Circle Clique's "I'm Suppose 2 Ball" at No. 65, Keyshia Cole's "I Ain't Thru," featuring Nicki Minaj, at No. 78, and Bobby V's "Words" at No. 82.


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