Eminem’s “Music To Be Murdered By” goes 2x platinum in US

Eminem’s 2020 double album, Music To Be Murdered By, is now eligible for double platinum in the United States, meaning the album has now sold more than 2 million album equivalent units in the country.

The album debuted at No. 1 on the US Billboard 200, selling 279,000 album-equivalent units in its first week, out of which 117,000 copies came from traditional sales. Eminem became the first artist to have 10 consecutive number-one albums in the US and one of six artists to have released at least ten US number-one albums.

MTBMB also accumulated a total of 217.6 million on-demand streams.

On December 18, 2020, a deluxe edition of the album, titled Music to Be Murdered By – Side B, was released and the album saw a 1,125% boost in sale units from the previous week, moving 94,000 units. This brought the album back up to the 3rd spot on the Billboard 200 album chart, a 196 spot jump from the week previous, breaking a 50 year old Billboard 200 record previously held by Bob Dylan.

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