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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