What a difference 43 years makes Alternating images of Ford F-150, 1975 and Ford F-150 2018MY. The F-150 has been the US’s best-selling truck for 33 consecutive years and its best-selling vehicle for 28 years. Ford sold more than 820,000 F-series trucks in 2016. The Ford F series dates back to 1948 but the F-150 debuted in 1975, the extended cab version, dubbed “super cab”, was introduced the year before. The 2018 refresh sees the availability of a diesel engine for the first time.
The Marshall Mathers LP
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The Marshall Mathers LP sold 1.76 million copies in its first week, which made it the fastest-selling rap album in history. It sold twice as much as the previous record holder, Snoop Dogg’s 1993 album Doggystyle, and also topped Britney Spears’ record for highest one-week sales by any solo artist.
The album sold 800,000 in its second week, 598,000 in its third week, and 519,000 copies in its fourth week for a four week total of 3.65 million. It also became one of the few albums to sell over half a million copies for four consecutive weeks. By the end of 2000, The Marshall Mathers LP had become the second highest-selling album of the year with over 7.9 million sold. The album’s first single, “The Real Slim Shady”, became Eminem’s biggest hit up to that point and peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100 and topping the UK Singles Charts.
The Way I Am which was released as albums second single peaked at number 8 on the UK Singles Chart and number 58 on the Billboard Hot 100. “Stan”, the third single released from the album, became a number-one hit in both the United Kingdom and Australia. “I’m Back” was released as a single on April 3, 2001, in France, where it charted at number 49.
In 2010, the Nielsen Company reported that up until November 2009, The Marshall Mathers LP had sold 10,216,000 copies in the US, making it the fourth-best selling album of the decade. By August 2014, the album has sold 11,000,000 copies in the United States, being Eminem’s best selling album in his native country.