Eminem Returns To Billboard's No.1 Spot Knocking Lady Gaga's 'ARTPOP' Off The Top

Eminem's 'Marshall Mathers LP2' reclaims the No.1 spot on the Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday night (Nov 27th).

The 41 year-old knocked off Lady Gaga's 'ARTPOP' after she debuted at No.1 last week.

Em's latest album sold 120,000 copies in its third week of release (down 43%), according to figures from Nielsen SoundScan.

'ARTPOP' takes a huge hit as it drops from the top spot down to No.8 after only selling 46,000 copies in its second week of release.

'Marshall Mathers LP 2' had debuted earlier this month (Nov 5th) by selling a whopping 792,000 copies. It was the second largest sales week for a debut in 2013, only falling behind Justin Timberlake's 'The 20/20 Experience', released in March, which sold 968,000 copies.

Read about why Eminem took so long to make 'Marshall Mathers LP 2'

Lady Gaga's latest studio set debuted with 258,000 copies, it was the 3rd largest sales week for a woman in 2013, following Katy Perry's 'Roar', selling 286,000 copies and Miley Cyrus' "Bangerz", which sold 270,000.

Heavy metal rockers Five Finger Death Punch take the 2nd position with their debuting 'The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell Vol. 2,' selling 77,000. The 'Now 48' song collection finishes at No. 3 with 63,000, and the Robertsons' 'Duck the Halls: A Robertson Family Christmas' is a non-mover at No. 4 with 60,000.

The huge blockbuster movie 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire', which stars Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence, released its soundtrack this week, rounds off the top 5, selling 55,000.

Rock band Daughtry finished at No. 6 with 'Baptized', selling 55,000 and arriving in 7th was rapper Yo Gotti, who debuted 'I Am', selling 48,000.

Closing out the top 10 were Kelly Clarkson's first Christmas album 'Wrapped in Red' came in 9th, which sold 44,000 and finishing at No.10 was the 25th anniversary edition of the 'Cities 97 Sampler' compilation.

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Lady Gaga's 'ARTPOP' falls to No.8

Eminem reclaims No.1 spot with 'Marshall Mathers LP 2'


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