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Eminem’s Recovery Debuts At No # 1, Moves 741k Copies


Yesterday some preliminary numbers dropped (via Hits Daily Double), but here’s the ‘final’ sales numbers for Marshall’s Recovery. According to Billboard, Em’s latest album sold a whopping 741,000 copies in its’ first week. This becomes his 6th straight #1 album. Congrats to this dude!

“Recovery’s” debut week sales surpasses the first week of Eminem’s last set, “Relapse,” which began at No. 1 in 2009 with 608,000. It also beats the opening of 2005’s “Curtain Call: The Hits” which entered at No. 1 with 441,000 in 2005.

Eminem’s new album also wows digitally, as downloads made up 255,000 of its first week. That’s the second-biggest digital week for an album in history. Only Coldplay’s “Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends” notched a larger frame, when it debuted with 288,000 downloads in the summer of 2008.

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