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With over 220 million records sold worldwide, there’s simply no competition for Eminem when it comes to commercial success.

Ever since Eminem made his major label debut in 1999, every single album he’s dropped since then has topped the charts. He only has one competitor when it comes to the most Billboard number ones: Jay-Z.

So let’s get into it, here are the rankings for all of Eminem’s first week sales numbers.

Hell: The Sequel (as Bad Meets Evil)

Released: June 14, 2011

Label: Shady Records, Interscope

First week album sales: 171,000

Billboard 200 position: 1

Singles: “Fast Lane”, “Lighters”

Revival

Released: December 15, 2017

Label: Shady Records, Aftermath Entertainment, Interscope, Goliath

First week album sales: 267,000

Billboard 200 position: 1

Singles: “Walk on Water”, “River”, “Nowhere Fast”, “Remind Me”

Music to Be Murdered By

Released: January 17, 2020

Label: Shady Records, Aftermath Entertainment, Interscope

First week album sales: 279,000

Billboard 200 position: 1

Singles: “Darkness”, “Godzilla”

The Slim Shady Records LP

Released: February 23, 1999

Label: Aftermath Entertainment, Interscope, Web Entertainment

First week album sales: 283,000

Billboard 200 position: 2

Singles: “My Name Is”, “Role Model”, “Guilty Conscience”

Devil’s Night (with D12)

Released: June 19, 2001

Label: Shady Records, Interscope

First week album sales: 371,881

Billboard 200 position: 1

Singles: “Shit on You”, “Purple Pills”, “Ain’t Nuttin’ but Music”, “Fight Music”

Kamikaze

Released: August 31, 2018

Label: Shady Records, Aftermath Entertainment, Interscope, Goliath

First week album sales: 434,000

Billboard 200 position: 1

Singles: “Fall”, “Venom”, “Lucky You”

D12 World (with D12)

Released: April 27, 2004

Label: Shady Records, Interscope

First week album sales: 544,000

Billboard 200 position: 1

Singles: “My Band”, “How Come”

Relapse

Released: May 15, 2009

Label: Shady Records, Aftermath Entertainment, Interscope, Goliath

First week album sales: 608,000

Billboard 200 position: 1

Singles: “Crack a Bottle”, “We Made You”, “3 a.m.”, “Beautiful”

Recovery

Released: June 18, 2010

Label: Shady Records, Aftermath Entertainment, Interscope, Goliath

First week album sales: 741,000

Billboard 200 position: 1

Singles: “Not Afraid”, “Love the Way You Lie”, “No Love”, “Space Bound”

The Marshall Mathers LP 2

Released: November 5, 2013

Label: Shady Records, Aftermath Entertainment, Interscope, Goliath

First week album sales: 792,000

Billboard 200 position: 1

Singles: “Berzerk”, “Survival”, “Rap God”, “The Monster”, Headlights”

Encore

Released: November 12, 2004

Label: Shady Records, Aftermath Entertainment, Interscope, Goliath

First week album sales: 871,000

Billboard 200 position: 1

Singles: “Just Lose It”, “Mosh”, “Encore”, “Like Toy Soldiers”, “Mockingbird”, “Ass Like That”

The Eminem Show

Released: May 26, 2002

Label: Shady Records, Aftermath Entertainment, Interscope, Goliath

First week album sales: 1,322,000

Billboard 200 position: 1

Singles: “Without Me”, “Cleanin’ Out My Closet”, “Superman”, “Sing for the Moment”, “Business”

The Marshall Mathers LP

Released: May 23, 2000

Label: Shady Records, Aftermath Entertainment, Interscope, Goliath

First week album sales: 1,780,000

Billboard 200 position: 1

Singles: “The Real Slim Shady Records”, “The Way I Am”, “Stan”, “I’m Back”, “Bitch Please II”

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