The Emancipation of Mimi is the best selling album of the year
, according to Nielsen SoundScan, moving slightly less than 4.97 million copies!
Billboard Magazine writes: Carey Passes 50 Cent
Mariah Carey's The Emancipation of Mimi
indeed overtakes 50 Cents "The Massacre" as the best-selling album of calendar year 2005.
Her game of catch-up is impressive, considering that "The Massacre" had a six week head start and was the only album this year to ring a 1 million-plus frame. The rapper's set had already sold more than 2.9 million units before "Mimi" reached stores.
LINK: "The Emancipation of Mimi" finishes 2005 as the year's best seller