Record Sales Updated: Beyonce & Kanye Go Platinum

Via BallerStatus

For another week country sensation Taylor Swift tops the charts, but some of the usual suspects in the urban market are still making waves.

In at no. 2, for a second week in a row, is Beyonce's I Am ... Sasha Fierce, raking in another 77,000 copies sold. The new album has sold over 1.5 million copies to date.

Right behind B is Kanye Wes's latest, 808s and Heartbreak, climbing two spots to no. 3 this week with 71,000 copies sold. He's certified platinum, as he nears the 1.1 million mark.

Falling to no. 6 is Britney Spears' Circus, while Keyshia Cole's new album A Different Me, claiming no. 7 with 53,000 units scanned to put her album over the gold sales mark.

Ascending one spot to no. 8 is Jamie Foxx's Intuition, recording a 57% decline with 45,000 copies sold this week. The multi-label NOW 29 hits compilation flip-flops with Foxx, slipping 8-9 with 44,000.

That's it for the top 10.

At no. 11 is Akon's Freedom, selling 77,000 copies, while T.I.'s Paper Trail comes in at no. 13 with 32,000 copies sold, and after 14 weeks is just over 1.5 million in total sales.

Ludacris's Theater of the Mind moved up 17 spots to no. 14. with 31,300 scanned units, Lil Wayne's Tha Carter III sold another 26,000 to put him at no. 19, and Plies' Da REAList rounds out the top 20 with 24,000 copies sold.

According to Billboard.com, sales are down 55% compared to the same total last week and off by 14% compared to the same week last year.