Eminem's 'Curtain Call' Earns Milestone 100th Week on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums Chart

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Eminem performs during 2016 Lollapalooza Brazil Day 1 at the Interlagos circuit on March 12, 2016 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. 

He becomes the seventh act to score multiple albums with 100-week runs on the chart.

Eminem scores a double-triple on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart (dated Sept. 23), as his greatest hits set, Curtain Call: The Hits, collects a milestone 100th week on the list with a 28-23 rise. The collection is the rapper's second set to reach the century mark, following his third LP, 2002's The Eminem Show, which charted for 130 weeks.

Call contains several of Eminem's hit singles from 1999-2004, including "Without Me," "The Real Slim Shady" and 12-week Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 "Lose Yourself," and debuted and peaked at No. 2 upon its release in December 2005.

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With Curtain Call reaching triple-digit territory, Eminem becomes one of only seven acts with two albums that have each claimed more than 100 weeks on Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums since the chart began on Jan. 30, 1965. He joins 2Pac and Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, who both have three such albums, along with Kirk Franklin, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson and Sade (two each).

Here's a breakdown of each of those seven acts’ current standings:

Weeks on Chart, Title,  Peak Position, Date

2Pac:
128, Greatest Hits, No. 1 (two weeks), Dec. 12, 1998
107, All Eyez on Me (three weeks), March 2, 1996
103, The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory, Nov. 23, 1996

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony:
119, Creepin on Ah Come Up, No. 2, Sept. 10, 1994
105, E. 1999 Eternal, No. 1 (three weeks), Aug. 12, 1995
104, Greatest Hits, No. 30, March 26, 2005

Eminem:
130, The Eminem Show, No. 1 (six weeks), June 8, 2002
100, Curtain Call: The Hits, No. 2, Dec. 24, 2005

Kirk Franklin:
108, Kirk Franklin and The Family, No. 6, March 25, 1995
104, Hero, No. 4, Oct. 22, 2005

Whitney Houston:
122, The Bodyguard, No. 1 (eight weeks), Dec. 12, 1992
116, Whitney Houston, No. 1 (six weeks), June 22, 1985

Michael Jackson:
112, Dangerous, No. 1 (12 weeks), Jan. 4, 1992
104, Thriller, No. 1 (37 weeks), Jan. 29, 1983

Sade:
111, The Best of Sade, No. 7, Nov. 26, 1994
105, Love Deluxe, No. 2, Dec. 26, 1992

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