Eminem Returns To Top Of Album Chart, Lady Gaga Takes A Tumble

Em Back At #1 As 'ARTPOP' Drops
After surrendering the top position on the Billboard 200 seven days ago to Interscope labelmate Lady Gaga, Eminem returns to #1 for a second non-consecutive week with The Marshall Mathers LP 2. The Rolling Stone cover rapper‘s eighth album moved another 120,000, pushing its three-week total to just over 1 million copies sold.

As for Gaga, ARTPOP shifted another 46,000 copies, bringing its total to about 305,000 and sending the album down from the top to #8 in its second week. Between Em and Gaga on the chart are several new debuts, including those by Daughtry and Yo Gottti, plus the new Hunger Games soundtrack.

See how the upper tier of the Billboard 200 played out below.

The Top 10 Of The Billboard 200 Chart

1. Eminem, The Marshall Mathers LP 2 *2 weeks*
2. Five Finger Death Punch, The Wrong Side Of Heaven & The Righteous Side Of Hell *new*
3. Various, Now 48
4. The Robertsons, Duck The Halls: A Robertson Family Christmas
5. Soundtrack, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire *new*
6. Daughtry, Baptized *new*
7. Yo Gotti, I Am *new*
8. Lady Gaga, ARTPOP
9. Kelly Clarkson, Wrapped In Red
10. Various, Cities 97 Sampler, Live From Studio C: Vol. 25 *new*

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  • ajb

    I don’t understand, i just read on another site that it was sold 1.200.000 in total now.

    • Robbie Daw

      Hay AJB, the album sold 792K week one, 210K week two and 120K week three, which totals about 1.12 million. I rounded it down to “just over 1 million copies”…sorry if that was confusing!

  • Josh

    It’s going to be interesting to see if Gaga can even get to 1 million.

  • Lisa Jones

    ARTFLOP is going no where, Is Gaga done in music? Gaga does not even have a concert tour it is so bad. 7 shows in NY to 3,000 people is not a concert tour while other people like Miley and One Direction have already announced big concert tour’s.