Eminem Rebounds to No. 1 on Hot 200, Going Double Platinums


Eminem Rebounds to No. 1 on Hot 200, Going Double Platinums


Beside scoring 2.1 million mark, 'Recovery' so far has also become the second-best seller behind Lady Antebellum's 'Need You Now'.

Eminem returns to No. 1 on Billboard Hot 200 after sitting at the runner-up position since last two weeks. His latest rap album "Recovery" adds 133,000 copies, giving it 2.1 million mark in just eight weeks and replacing the former chart topper Arcade Fire's "The Suburbs" on the top spot.

So far, the double-platinum album has become the chart's champion for six non-consecutive weeks. It's the longest-running No. 1 for an album since Susan Boyle's "I Dreamed a Dream" claimed six straight frames atop the list in December 2009 and January this year. Moreover, it becomes the second album to score two million threshold behind Lady Antebellum's "Need You Now" which now has sold around 2.5 million.

Back on the chart, Arcade Fire sit at No. 2 with 52,000 and just behind them, there is "Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam" soundtrack album which arrives on the U.S. albums chart with 41,000. Another new entry of this week is Zakk Wylde who has his new album "Black Label Society" landing at No. 4 with 33,000.

Justin Bieber's "My World 2.0" and Rick Ross' "Teflon Don" swap places. The former moves to No. 5, while the latter drops to No. 7. In between the two, Blake Shelton's "All About Tonight" secures the sixth position in its opening week. The last new release which cracks the Top 10 is Mike Posner at No. 8 with "31 Minutes to Takeoff". "Kidz Bop 18" compilation and Avenged Sevenfold's "Nightmare" sit at No. 9 and 10 in respective order.

Top 10 of Billboard Hot 200:

  1. "Recovery" - Eminem (133,000)
  2. "The Suburbs" - Arcade Fire (52,000)
  3. "Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam" soundtrack - various artists (41,000)
  4. "Black Label Society" - Zakk Wylde (33,000)
  5. "My World 2.0" - Justin Bieber (33,000)
  6. "All About Tonight" - Blake Shelton (33,000)
  7. "Teflon Don" - Rick Ross (30,000)
  8. "31 Minutes to Takeoff" - Mike Posner (29,000)
  9. The 18th edition of "Kidz Bop" series - various artists (27,000)
  10. "Nightmare" - Avenged Sevenfold (27,000)

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