Albums That Sold 1 Million Copies In The First Week

Jackson Sawa | July 25, 2022 7:24 am

Eminem: The Eminem Show (2002)

On May 26, 2002, rapper Eminem released his fourth studio album titled The Eminem Show. The album contains some of Eminem’s most timeless songs such as “Without Me”, “Cleanin’ Out My Closet”, “Superman”, and “Sing For the Moment”.

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Christopher Polk/Getty Images for MTV

The album went on to reach No.1 in 19 countries and was the best-selling album of 2002 in the United States. Within the first week, it sold 1,322,000 copies, won the award for the Best Rap Album, and was certified as 10x Platinum by the RIAA. Since 2002, it has sold over 10,600,000 copies in the United States alone.