Eminem Easily Fends Off The-Dream, 3OH!3 And Scissor Sisters On The Chart

Last week was a slow one for new releases, and the new Billboard Top 200 Albums chart reveals that Scissor Sisters, The-Dream and 3OH!3 did little to slow Eminem’s Recovery roll. Marshall Mathers’ latest moved another 313,000 copies, bringing its two-week total to 1.1 million. See how the rest of the album tally played out after the jump.

Drake’s Thank Me Later (at #2) and the Twilight Saga: Eclipse soundtrack (#3) also proved to have stamina a few weeks after their debuts—they sold 105,000 and 65,000 copies, respectively.

That brings us to The-Dream’s Love King, the first of the Top 10′s new entries. Aided by his ultra-classy cheating jam “Make Up Bag,” Terius Nash’s third studio album shifted 58,000 copies to debut at #4. Three notches down, 3OH!3 vomit up their latest collection of trashy party tunes, Streets Of Gold (41,000).

Rounding out the major new releases to dent the Top 200 this week is Scissor Sisters’ third LP Night Work, which becomes the band’s highest entry on the chart at #18. (Sophomore album Ta-Dah peaked at #19 in 2006, while their eponymous debut only reached #102 two years prior.) The Scissters sold 18,000 copies of their latest set.

Coming up: we’ll be looking to see where record buyers place Big Boi’s Sir Luscious Left Foot: The Son Of Chico Dusty, Kylie Minogue’s Aphrodite and Kelis’ Flesh Tone land on next week’s roundup.

The Top 10 of Billboard’s Top 200 Albums:

1. Eminem, Recovery
2. Drake, Thank Me Later
3. Various Artists, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
4. The-Dream, Love King *new*
5. Various Artists, NOW That’s What I Call Music 34
6. Justin Bieber, My World 2.0
7. 3OH!3, Streets Of Gold *new*
8. Jack Johnson, To The Sea
9. Miley Cyrus, Can’t Be Tamed
10. Lady Antebellum, Need You Now

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