December 15, 2005 06:44:10 GMT
Eminem's "Curtain Call," bowed on top of the Billboard album charts, selling 441,000 copies for the week ended Sunday
Amidst bewilderment on his going to retire from music industry, rapper Eminem surprisingly scored his fourth consecutive No. 1 debut on the U.S. pop charts Wednesday. His latest piece of work "Curtain Call" sold nearly 441,000 units in the week ended December 11, a number that soared the star right to the top of Billboard album charts.
Rapper Lil Wayne's fifth studio album, "Tha Carter II" debuts at No. 2 with 240,000 copies. Right behind at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 is Korn's "See You on the Other Side," which taking in 220,000 units. The No. 4 for this week is "Now That's What I Call Music! 20" by various artists, followed after by Carrie Underwood's "Some Hearts" at No. 5.
Meanwhile, "The Road and the Radio" by Kenny Chesney secures the 6th rank, one place ahead of "All the Right Reasons" by Nickelback at 7th. Pop superstar Mariah Carey is at 8th with her "Emancipation of Mimi," while Black Eyed Peas' "Monkey Business" is at 9th and "Amarantine" by Enya closing the Top 10 position on the chart.