Tha Carter IV Sells 964,000 Units, Breaks iTunes Record

Ladies & Gentlemen there is a new first week sales king and his name is Weezy F. Baby.

Lil Wayne’s long-awaited Tha Carter IV album enters the Billboard Top 200 chart at No. 1 with 964, 000 copies sold in its first week, according to the Nielsen SoundScan report.

Those numbers place the LP at the No. 1 spot  on the Billboard Top 200 albums chart, according to

C4 is the highest-selling rap album, and highest-selling album from a male artist, period, since Wayne’s 2008, Tha Carter III, which sold 1,005,000 units in its first week. The disc is the second highest-selling LP of 2011 behind Lady Gaga’s Born this Way, which sold 1.1 million. Weezy sold C4 for full price, while Gaga had her CD on sale for 99 cents during her first week.

Billboard reports that Tha Carter IV broke the record for the highest-selling album on iTunes in its first week with 345,000 digital copies downloaded.

You may or may not  believe the numbers but you have to Congratulate Mr. Carter on making history.

Congratulations from HHD Weezy!

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