The final numbers are in for Eminem’s “The Marshall Mathers LP 2” first week album sales and Em has topped the Billboard charts yet again.
According to reports, Eminem’s new LP fell 8,000 copies short of selling 800,000 copies and managed to push out a whopping 792,000 in its first week. This put Em at second for the most albums sold opening week in 2013 behind Justin Timberlake.
As reported yesterday, Eminem makes a splash at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, as his new album “The Marshall Mathers LP 2” debuts atop the list with 792,000 according to Nielsen SoundScan. It marks the second-largest sales week of the year, behind only the arrival of Justin Timberlake’s “The 20/20 Experience,” which started with 968,000 in March. The year’s second-largest week had been the debut of Drake’s “Nothing Was the Same” (658,000). (Billboard)