Eminem’s “Kamikaze” Projections Upgraded To 220-235K US Sales, 365-385K Total US Units

“Kamikaze” will easily debut atop this week’s Billboard Top Album Sales and Billboard 200 charts.

Eminem - Kamikaze | Interscope

Upgraded projections have emerged for Eminem’s “Kamikaze.”

According to Hits Daily Double, the surprise album is now expected to sell 220-235K pure US copies during the August 31-September 6 tracking period.

With TEA (track sales/10) and SEA (track streams/1250 for paid services + track streams/3750 for free services), the album will generate about 365-385,000 in total US consumption units.

The initial projections called for 150-170K in pure sales and 290-330K in total units.

“Kamikaze” should debut as a dominant #1 on this week’s Billboard Top Album Sales (pure sales) and Billboard 200 (consumption) charts. No other album is even expected to hit 60K in pure sales or 100K in total units.

“Kamikaze” will also outperform Eminem’s previous album “Revival,” which sold just under 200K first-week copies and did 267K in total units.

Written by Brian Cantor

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