Looks like Slim Shady is back!
Eminem’s Recovery CD sold 741,000 in its first week of release, making it the best debut of the year (far surpassing year’s other big debuts Drake, Lady Antebellum, Sade)!
The figures were released Tuesday by Eminem’s record label, Interscope and confirmed by Nielsen SoundScan. Recovery is currently the best album debut since AC/DC’s Black Ice topped the charts with sales of 784,000 in March 2008.
At Sunday night’s 2010 BET Awards, the 37-year-old rapper fiercly performed Not Afraid from his latest album Recovery, after his surprise appreance halfway through B.o.B’s performance of his hit single Airplanes along with Keyshia Cole. Way to go Em!!