Drake Moves 631,000 His First Week; Lands at No. 1 on Billboard!

Drake lands at no. 1 on the Billboard 200 charts — moving 631,000 copies of Take Care!

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As expected, Drake nets the third-largest sales week of 2011 for an album, as “Take Care” debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, selling 631,000 copies in its first week according to Nielsen SoundScan.

The only two sets to sell more in a week this year were Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” debut (1.1 million) and Lil Wayne’s “Tha Carter IV” start (964,000).

“Take Care” is Drake’s second chart-topper, following 2010’s “Thank Me Later,” which launched with 447,000. -via Billboard

… and here’s what Lil Wayne had to say about Drake’s big first week!

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Nicki Minaj Announces Pink Friday: ROMAN RELOADED!

Nicki Minaj announced her new album, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, will drop in stores on Valentine’s Day — February 2012.

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Check out Nicki Minaj’s tweet below:


Pink Friday : ROMAN RELOADED will be released on Valentines Day, 2012. Heeeee’s baaaacccckkkkk.
@NICKIMINAJ
Nicki Minaj

Pink Friday : ROMAN RELOADED will be released on Valentines Day, 2012. Heeeee’s baaaacccckkkkk.

Its not called Roman Reloaded. Its called PINK FRIDAY : ROMAN RELOADED!!!!!! 4 WORDS!!!! Love u guys soooo much!!! VALENTINES DAY biittcchh!