Plenty of legends got here out in 2018 to bless us with new music. Jay-Z teamed up with Beyonce for Everything Is Love, Nas delivered his underwhelming eleventh studio album, Nasir and Eminem shocked the world with Kamikaze. Em dropped the album with out warning -- a tactic that only a few can pull off efficiently. Em proved to be probably the most profitable at it in 2018. According to Buzz Angle Music's 2018 Year-end report, Kamikaze was the best promoting album of the yr.
Despite being from the pre-streaming period, Eminem remains to be bodying the competitors. Eminem dominated 2018 with 755,027 album gross sales whereas BTS adopted with 603,307 albums. Kamikaze, Em's eleventh studio album, helped his excessive album gross sales this yr. The album earned 373,067 gross sales that means the almost 400Ok of his album items are resulting from his again catalog. It also needs to be famous that Revival dropped in December 2017 so there is a good likelihood that album additionally introduced in some main gross sales numbers for Em this yr.
Em's run this yr additionally proved to be successful within the streaming world. Em additionally had the fourth highest streams amongst many artists this yr. Drake held the highest spot whereas Post Malone and XXXTENTACION held the second and third spots, respectively. Em garnered greater than 2.5B on-demand audio streams all through 2018 with Kamikaze drawing in 760M streams.
Even together with his 2018 numbers, Em nonetheless hasn't introduced a brand new North American tour in help of Kamikaze. Hopefully, that is one thing he'll announce within the close to future.