The Eminem Show

  1. Chart Moves: The Doors' Sales Surge, 'Fast 6' Soundtrack Drives In, David Crowder Band's Latest Top 10

    May 31, 2013 9:30 AM EDT This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, Daft Punk barged in at No. 1 with "Random Access Memories," selling 339,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It led a debut-filled top four, where Darius Rucker, the ...

  2. Ke$ha's 'Warrior' Headed for Top 10, Taylor Swift Set for No. 1 Return on Billboard 200

    December 07, 2012 7:38 PM EST After vacating the top slot on the Billboard 200 chart for three weeks, it looks like Taylor Swift's "Red" will return to No. 1. The current tracking week isn't over yet, but industry forecasters suggest that the Big Machine Re ...

  3. Taylor Swift's 'Red' Easily Tops Billboard 200, Kendrick Lamar Debuts at No. 2

    October 31, 2012 10:55 AM EDT As earlier reported, Taylor Swift's "Red" album explodes at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 , selling 1.2 million copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the largest sales week for an album since 2002, when Em ...

  4. Taylor Swift's 'Red' Sells 1.21 Million -- Biggest Sales Week for an Album Since 2002

    October 30, 2012 7:56 PM EDT It's official: Taylor Swift's "Red" sold a whopping 1.208 million copies last week in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan. That's more than any album has sold in a single week since 2002, when Eminem's "The ...

  5. 'Red' Alert: Taylor Swift To Sell 1 Million In First Week

    October 23, 2012 3:28 PM EDT Taylor Swift is poised to become the first female artist in the Nielsen SoundScan era (1991 to present) to have a pair of albums sell more than a million units in a single week. According to industry sources, first-day sales for "Red" (M ...

  6. Eminem, Katy Perry Are 2010's Top Sellers

    January 05, 2011 12:00 AM EST Eminem's comeback reached another landmark today, as his "Recovery" LP was officially confirmed as the United States' best-selling album of 2010, with 3.42 million copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The MC had previou ...

  7. Taylor Swift's 'Speak' Sizzles In Million-Plus Debut

    November 03, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Taylor Swift's "Speak Now" arrives at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with a predicted million sold in its first week—to be more precise: 1,047,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan . . . And we've got oodles of fun facts about Swift& ...

  8. Best Of The 2000s: Part 1

    December 22, 2009 12:00 AM EST Through the end of the year, Chart Beat is looking back at the biggest achievements on Billboard's charts in 2009 and throughout the past decade. Tuesday, Dec. 15: Best of 2009, Part 1 Wednesday, Dec. 16: Best of 2009, Part 2 Tuesday, Dec. 22 ...

  9. Black Eyed Peas Open At European Albums Summit

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Black Eyed Peas make a winning return to European Top 100 Albums with "Monkey Business" (A&M/Interscope), which debuts at No. 1 after opening in the top spot in Germany, France and Switzerland. In Black Eyed Peas make a winning r ...

  10. Black Eyed Peas Open At European Albums Summit

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Gorillaz Climb Down To No. 2. Black Eyed Peas make a winning return to European Top 100 Albums with "Monkey Business" (A&M/Interscope), which debuts at No. 1 after opening in the top spot in Germany, France and Switzerland. Initial E ...

  11. NZ Retailer Won't Rack Eminem's 'Encore'

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST New Zealand retail chain the CD and DVD Store is refusing to rack Eminem's album "Encore," released locally on Monday (Nov. 15). The retailer is not displaying the Universal Music album at any of its New Zealand retail chain the CD ...

  12. NZ Retailer Won't Rack Eminem's 'Encore'

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST New Zealand retail chain the CD and DVD Store is refusing to rack Eminem's album "Encore," released locally on Monday (Nov. 15). The retailer is not displaying the Universal Music album at any of its New Zealand retail chain the CD ...

  13. Huge Weekend Bow For Eminem

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Amid a chaotic weekend of street-date violations at retail, Eminem's "Encore" (Aftermath/Interscope) is emerging with huge sales. Industry observers estimate that the set -- which was originally sched Amid a chaotic weekend of stree ...

  14. Usher Breaks Records With 'Confessions' Debut

    March 31, 2004 12:00 AM EST Usher has scored the best <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/newsroom/music/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000475298">opening sales week</A> ever for a male R&amp;B artist and the best debu Usher has scored the ...