In its fifth week at No. 1 on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and sixth week in the top five of the Billboard 200, Drake's third studio album "Nothing Was the Same" moves 38,000 copies to cross the million copies sold mark, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Eminem is set to rock the top of the Billboard 200 albums chart next week, as his new album, "The Marshall Mathers LP 2," is on course to earn the second-largest sales week of the year and debut at No. 1.
In a pair of exclusive Q&As extended and combined for Billboard.Biz, Justin Timberlake manager Wright and RCA Records president/COO Tom Corson detail how his two albums were planned simultaneously, the different roles of Timberlake’s marketing partners and the challenge of suddenly having too much Justin music in the marketplace. Timberlake is the year-to-date's top selling artist by album sales having moved 2.85 million albums, according to Nielsen SoundScan.