Eminem’s “The Monster” single sold 433,000 downloads this week, a 123% increase from the previous week and the most it has sold in one week, according to Nielsen SoundScan figures reported by billboard.com.
“The Monster,” which also features Rihanna, sold 373,000 copies its first week of release in November and has sold a total of 2.2 million copies.
The #1 single on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for nine weeks, “The Monster” is featured on Eminem’s The Marshall Mathers LP 2, which is the #3 album in the country this week. It sold more than 122,000 copies this week, a 6% increase from the previous week. The Detroit rapper’s latest album has sold 1.7 million copies.