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American rapper, Eminem sold more albums than any other artiste in the world in 2018

January 10, 2019

American rapper, Eminem sold more albums than any other artiste in the world in 2018.

BuzzAngle Music’s 2018 year-end report has it that the 46-year-old rapper earned a total of 755,027 units in album sales.

This report named him the highest selling artiste in the world despite releasing his tenth studio album, ‘Kamikaze’, in August of 2018. The Detroit rapper’s surprise project went platinum and was the fourth top-selling album of 2018 (373,067 units).

The album including diamond-certified albums ‘The Eminem Show’ and ‘Encore’ catapulted him to the top of the list for the highest selling artist in the world.

The Kamikaze singer, who landed the top slot, is followed by ‘top artists by album sales’ list, K-pop group BTS, who sold 603,307 LPs.

Country singer, Chris Stapleton landed in third place (577,287), and Metallica came in at number four (539,861).

The Beatles queen, Lady Gaga, and Justin Timberlake, are also amongst the top ten.

From the statistics, Eminem also earned a combined total of 4.7 billion audio and video streams last year, making him the fourth-highest streamed artist of 2018 following Drake at No. 1.

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