Even with the controversies surrounding him, Lil Wayne is still a music master! Proof of this is the amazing sales record of his latest studio album “The Carter IV.”
“The Carter IV” was released on August 29 and according to Nielsen Soundscan’s figures, Lil Wayne’s album sold a total of 964,000 copies during its first week in the market. And out of this figure, 348,000 of them were digital albums sold through iTunes in just four days.
This breaks iTunes’ one-week downloads record! and to think that the Deluxe Edition being sold on iTunes costs $14.99, $3.99 more than the standard edition. This is another amazing record for Lil Wayne and of course for iTunes!
Lil Wayne’s performance at the 2011 VMAs helped boost the sales of this album no doubt about that. The crowd immediately grooved to the music when Lil Wayne performed on the VMA stage.
Have you picked your copy of “The Carter IV” album?