Eminem’s ‘Kamikaze’ Blasts To #1 On Billboard 200 With Over 400k Sales

Published: Sunday 9th Sep 2018 by Sam

Eminem‘s endurance shows no sign of evaporating.

The rapper made headlines the world over when he surprise released his 10th studio album ‘Kamikaze’ on August 31st and the set has been flying off shelves at a feverish rate ever since.

Over the course of its opening week, the project’s sales forecasts were revised up – and then up again – as excitement about the album spread.

So, where did it ultimately end up on the Billboard 200? At #1 and the numbers await below…

With the final figures tallied up, Billboard report that ‘Kamikaze’ shifted a colossal 434,000 SPS equivalent units, 252,000 of said number were via pure sales.

Slim Shady’s latest triumph comes amidst early streaming success of focus single ‘Fall’ and fan-favorite ‘Lucky You.’

Beyond the LP’s unannounced arrival, folk were shocked about its close proximity to the release of ‘Revival’ album – which dropped just 9 months earlier.

Though a launching to a decent start, sales of the guest-heavy set (which featured the likes of Beyonce, Ed Sheeran, Alicia Keys, and Kehlani) paled in comparison to Em’s prior offerings. Opening numbers were 267,000.

Critically too, it fell short of the acclaim the rapper had become accustomed to.

With ‘Kamikaze,’ however, it looks as though Marshall Mathers has experienced a true revival – numerically and qualitatively.


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  1. S.U.P.E.R.S.T.A.R.!. September 9, 2018

    Wow! Nice job.

  2. Jasmine Da Bi Asian NOT Trashmine or TROLLmine🙋🏿‍♀️💁🏿‍♀️B September 9, 2018

    Congrats on your billboard 200 #1 album which is DIFFICULT to get.. Not everyone in 2018 has that to their credit but to your credit you did a GREAT job!

    • Meme September 9, 2018


    • ??? September 10, 2018

      lmaoo you must be talking about camel & the roach’s epic FLOP of an album everything is FLOPPED that disappeared faster than it was released lmfaooooo

  3. Rasputia Latimore September 9, 2018

    These are the kind of numbers Nicks should have had 1st week regardless of Travis Scott.

    • Jasmine Da Bi Asian NOT Trashmine or TROLLmine🙋🏿‍♀️💁🏿‍♀️B September 9, 2018

      Hey TROLLmine Bih!!

      • Rasputia Latimore September 9, 2018

        Trashman do NOT speak to me unless I speak to u first or grant ur ugly white as’s permission to speak to your royal heiness Rasputia. Ur chances of either are very slim so f.uck off TROLL!

      • Jasmine Da Bi Asian NOT Trashmine or TROLLmine🙋🏿‍♀️💁🏿‍♀️B September 9, 2018

        TROLLmine don’t make me come to H&M and embarrass you! How’s your famous aCUMen!? Any new modeling gigs?

      • Rasputia Latimore September 9, 2018

        I must have made b ur little day peasant. Look at u all happy that I responded to ur worthless comment for once. What do u want b|tch? I already told u I am not gping to let u eat my box. I’m not trying catch ur H|V so f.uck off white f.aggot. I ain’t got no time to be speaking to lessors. Shoo peasant be gone. Be gone forever.

  4. Caleb September 9, 2018

    Not a fan but what longevity as an artist!

  5. Sza September 9, 2018

    Meanwhile , a month later Nikki Minaj Queef album has just about gone gold 😂 why aren’t yall reporting her album sales grape juice????? 😂

  6. Theman September 9, 2018

    These are awesome sales. Had he had a hit single/physical release that week, the album would have sold a ton more..

  7. Theman September 9, 2018

    Pales in comparison? Lol this album did more than his last effort without a physical release. On top of that he did it without a hit single & no bundle, nor clothes. If he had pulled all of that, he sales would have exploded even more. What a great artist..

  8. Jay September 10, 2018

    White Privilege

    • Rosy September 10, 2018

      How is it white privileged if white supports him blacks go out and buy your fav and stop bashing each other that’s why whites stay rich and privileged they support their own whether the project is crap ask Donald trump his ass up in the white house because his own people with no common sense vote him in with all his s*** nicki with all those followers and her album could not sell at least half a million

    • @KURTISLEESINGER September 10, 2018

      Orrrr maybe its just because his album is dope! and he’s talented. where was White Privilege on his last album?

  9. Gee September 10, 2018

    His fans want the Eminem that is angry at the world and fake beefing opposed to the one who tryna be political or woke.

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  11. ??? September 10, 2018

    lmao good for him. its a shame that roach couldnt get these numbers even after the surprise gimmick and releasing it to a whole arena of people lmfaooooo

    • DanYiel Iman September 10, 2018

      Actually Beyoncé & Jay Z don’t care about #’s like the fools & fans do!!✌🏽😂

  12. DanYiel Iman September 10, 2018

    I’m not a fan so it doesn’t bother me…🤷🏽‍♂️

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