Eminem Scores Second No 1 in a Year (Recap)
On Friday Eminem Scores Second No 1 in a Year was a top story. Here is the recap: It was a little late in the week, but yesterday Interscope announced that Eminem has landed at No. 1 for the second time within 12 months with Hell: The Sequel, the debut album from Bad Meets Evil, Eminem's collaboration with fellow Detroit native Royce Da 5'9", having sold 171,000 albums.
This marks the first time in the last five years an artist has scored two No. 1 albums within a 12-month period.
Eminem and Royce Da 5'9," who first teamed up on the 1999 single "Scary Movies," debuted two tracks from Hell: The Sequel — "Fast Lane" and "Lighters" (featuring Bruno Mars) — during Eminem's critically hailed headlining June 11th performance at the 2011 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in front of 80,000 fans, during which the crowd "poised on the brink, positively lost their collective minds," during the "hard-hitting, hit-packed" set, as MTV.com reported. The video for "Fast Lane" has racked up more than 6.2 million views on VEVO. - more on this story