The new album from superstar rapper Eminem is expected to be the year’s biggest debut when sales tallies come in this week. Numerous early chart watchers are predicting sales upwards of 700,000 units.
Recovery has seen strong reviews (Rolling Stone gave it four stars), hit singles and a pre-release leak yielding good word-of-mouth. Among the tracks are collaborations with female pop stars Pink and Rihanna.
Also debuting on the SoundScan chart will be Miley Cyrus’ Can’t Be Tamed, which is expected to cross the 100,000-copy mark.