On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart (dated March 25), Ed Sheeran’s ÷ (Divide) debuted atop the tally with 2017’s biggest bow: 451,000 equivalent album units earned in the week ending March 9, according to Nielsen Music. It also logged the biggest sales frame of the year so far: 322,000 copies sold.
The Billboard 200 chart ranks the week’s most popular albums based on their overall consumption. That overall unit figure combines pure album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA).
Eminem’s Curtain Call: The Hits holds #103 — Rap God’s former No. 1 claims a whopping 331st nonconsecutive week on the list. That means, the album has never left Billboard 200 since its release in 2005. That sum also ties it for the ninth-most weeks on the chart with the original London cast recording of The Phantom of the Opera (Highlights). Eminem’s album continues to have the most weeks on the list for any hip-hop title, ahead of his own The Eminem Show, with 310 weeks, holding #77 this week.
Other Eminem’s albums that are charting this week are Recovery at #155 (269 weeks) and The Marshall Mathers LP 2 at #163 (165 weeks). Support Eminem and stream Curtain Call: The Hits and stream the album on Apple Music below: