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

Eminem's surprise album

Eminem's surprise album

Eminem, legendary American Rapper, reportedly sold more albums than any other artiste in the World in 2018.

According to BuzzAngle Music’s 2018 Year-End Report, the 46-year-old rapper earned 755,027 units in album sales, making him the highest selling artist in the world.

Despite releasing his tenth studio album, ‘Kamikaze’, in August 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.

Eminem who landed the top slot is followed by 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 among the top ten.

According to stats, 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, with Drake at the No. 1 spot.

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