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Eminem’s ‘Music to Be Murdered By’ Jumps to No. 3 on Billboard 200, Breaking Record for Biggest Chart Leap

Eminem’s ‘Music to Be Murdered By’ Jumps to No. 3 on Billboard 200, Breaking Record for Biggest Chart Leap

Eminem’s latest studio album Music to Be Murdered By has shattered a 50-year-old record for the biggest leap on the Billboard 200 chart. Boosted by the recent release of Music to Be Murdered By – Side B (a deluxe reissue featuring 16 additional tracks), the album jumped to the No. 3 spot from No. 199 in the week ending December 24. 

Released on January 17, the original 20-track version of Music to Be Murdered By debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and later received gold certification from the RIAA. Music to Be Murdered By – Side B dropped on December 18, quickly earning 94,000 equivalent album units — a 1,125% increase in sales from the previous week. Prior to the release of Music to Be Murdered By – Side B, the record for the biggest leap on the Billboard 200 was held by Bob Dylan’s 1970 album Self Portrait.

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