Eminem`s `Recovery` is 2010`s best-selling album

Updated: Jan 06, 2011, 09:45 AM IST

New York: Eminem has fully recovered: His latest CD is 2010`s best-selling album.

"Recovery" moved 3.4 million units since its June release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. No. 2 on the list is Lady Antebellum`s "Need You Now," which sold about 3.1 million records. "Speak Now," Taylor Swift`s third CD, which was released in late October, is No. 3, selling about 2.96 million copies.

While Eminem owns last year`s top CD, his Rihanna-assisted "Love the Way You Lie" is No. 3 on the list of top songs. He was beat out by Katy Perry`s smash hit, "California Gurls." The song features Snoop Dogg and moved 4.4 million tracks in 2010. Train`s "Hey, Soul Sister" is second with 4.3 million sold; the Top 5 includes Taio Cruz`s "Dynamite" and B.o.B`s "Airplanes."

Justin Bieber`s "My World 2.0" and Susan Boyle`s "The Gift" round out last year`s Top 5 albums.

Bureau Report