Eminem’s Recovery Shoots To No.1 With 741,000 Sales | News

Eminem‘s new album Recovery has sold an astonishing 741,000 units in his first week of sales; the largest sales week for an album since AC/DC‘s Black Ice debuted with 784,000 in October 2008. With 255,000 of those units digital sales, it is also the second-biggest digital week for an album in history (only second to Coldplay). It’s the rapper’s 6th studio album, and as the sales suggest, there’s no questioning that Em is as relevant today as he was when 1999’s Slim Shady LP landed.

It definitely shows that people are still willing to pay for music they like, regardless the frequent cries about the dying music industry. Weirdly enough, though, with all these sales, I haven’t actually heard many people really buzzing about the project.

Source – BillBoard