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Eminem’s “Music To Be Murdered By – Side B” Earns #1 On US iTunes Album Sales Chart

The new deluxe edition of Eminem’s album leads the way on iTunes.

Earlier this year, Eminem surprised the world with his new album “Music To Be Murdered By.”

This week, he unexpectedly released a deluxe edition containing numerous “B-side” tracks.

Branded as “Music To Be Murdered By – Side B (Deluxe Edition),” the album began soaring up the US iTunes sales chart following its release late Thursday night. By Friday morning, the explicit version was #1 on the all-genre listing. It remains in that position as of press time at 12:45PM ET Friday.

Paul McCartney’s new “McCartney III” follows at #2, ahead of Taylor Swift’s “evermore” at 3. Carrie Underwood’s “My Gift” sits at #4, and the clean version of “Music To Be Murdered By – Side B” is #5.

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