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Limp Bizkit "break" sales record?


10-24-00 2:00 PM PST antiGUY
It looks like Limp Bizkit's 15 minutes of fame are not up quite yet. According to E! Entertainment, music retailers are projecting that once the numbers are tallied the third release from the band "Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water" will likely have sold over 1 million copies in it's first week. 

A few years ago these kind of first week sales numbers were unheard of.  Now with the large number of "generation y" buyers in the U.S. market it is becoming common for artists who dominate MTV and Top 40 radio to sell over a million in the first couple of weeks of release. However, N Sync and Eminem will likely hold on to their first week sales records for some time. 'N Sync's "No Strings Attached" sold 2.4 million copies in its first week and Eminem's latest "the Marshall Mathers LP" clocked in with sales of 1.7 million. Limp Bizkit is expected to capture the third place with estimated sales in the neighborhood of 1.3 million. 

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