Eminem’s “Curtain Call: The Hits” sets historic Billboard record !

Eminem’s greatest hits album “Curtain Call: The Hits” has now spent total of 500 weeks (9.8 years) on the US Billboard 200 Albums chart, which makes it the first and the only hip-hop album in history to reach the 500-week milestone. This week, the album that was released 15 years ago is charting at number 60 on Billboard 200.

The closest hip-hop album to 500-week milestone is Kendrick Lamar’s first major debut album “Good Kid, M.A.A.D City” which was released in 2011 and has spent 418 weeks on Billboard 200.

Eminem’s second longest charting album is “The Eminem Show” (2002) with 396 weeks on chart, followed by “Recovery” (2010) with 320 weeks. You can check the list for all Eminem albums below:

  1. Curtain Call: The Hits – 500 weeks.
  2. The Eminem Show – 396 weeks.
  3.  Recovery – 320 weeks.
  4. The Marshall Mathers LP 2 – 189 weeks.
  5. The Marshall Mathers LP – 171 weeks.
  6. The Slim Shady LP – 105 weeks.
  7. Relapse – 90 weeks.
  8. Kamikaze – 73 weeks.
  9. Encore – 54 weeks.
  10. Music To Be Murdered By – 41 weeks
  11. Revival – 31 weeks.