Archive for Album Sales

Eminem’s ‘Recovery’ Highest Debut of the Year

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , on June 30, 2010 by SOBs

Sorry Drake. Looks like Eminem is murdering everything else in his path -sales wise that is. According to MTV.com, his latest effort, ‘Recovery,’ sold 741,000 in it’s first week alone. We haven’t seen sales numbers like since NSync reigned the music charts – and that was a pretty dark time for all of us. ‘Recovery’ marks Eminem’s 6th, yes 6th, consecutive #1 album. Crazy! Check out the full article here

Considering the fact that the album already leaked a few weeks early, these numbers are pretty incredible. Guess Eminem’s got a whole lot of support backing his latest effort. Don’t feel too sorry for Drake, his reign may have been short lived but we’re sure it was sweet while it lasted.

Drake Kills it in Sales

Posted in News, Uncategorized with tags , on June 24, 2010 by SOBs

According to Billboard and Hits Daily Double, Drake had already gone platinum in his native Canada and gold in the US with 462,989 units sold. The sales for Thank Me Later marks the biggest opening for a rap artist debut ever – beating out Eminem and Kanye’s previous sales. And to top it off he’s got a whopping 13  – yes 13 songs on the Hot Digital Songs chart. There’s not much else to say except Congratulations – dude killed it!

Read more about this insane success at yahoo music