Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Eminem Becomes First Artist To Sell 1 Million Digital Copies In U.S.

This is pretty significant:

(AllHipHop News) Detroit rapper Eminem has become the first artists ever, to sell 1 million digital copies of an album in the United States.

Eminem's latest album
Recovery has sold over 1 million copies since being released in June of 2010.

The Grammy award-winning album debuted at #1 on
Billboard's Top 200 charts upon its release.

Recovery is now the best-selling digital album of all time.

His latest album
Hell: The Sequel with Royce Da 5'9 as Bad Meets Evil, also debuted at #1 when it was released in June of 2011, making Eminem the first artist in the past five years to score two #1 albums, within a 12 month period.

Recovery selling one million digital albums is an incredible achievement by an incredible artist," added Interscope Records' Vice Chairman Steve Berman. "I have had the pleasure of working with Eminem throughout the course of his career, and I'm delighted to be a part of yet another milestone on his amazing journey."

In related news, Bad Meet Evil recently released a new single titled “LEighters,” featuring Bruno Mars.

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