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Justin Timberlake and Eminem Stick in U.S. Top Twenty; Superchunk Highest Veteran Debut at 182

by VVN Music

Things are a bit stagnant this week for veteran artists on the Billboard 200 Albums chart.

Justin Timberlake drops 2 to 6 in his third week of release for Man of the Woods and Eminem sticks at number 19 with Revival, now out for ten weeks.

Then, you have to go all the way down to number 182 for the one and only new album by a veteran artist, What a Time to Be Alive by Superchunk. This is the band's seventeenth album since 1990 when they released their self titled debut on Matador Records.

The top twenty albums this week by veteran artists who have been recording twenty years or more (Billboard 200 position in parenthesis). Debuts are in blue:
  1. Man of the Woods - Justin Timberlake (6)
  2. Revival - Eminem (19)
  3. Red Pill Blues - Maroon 5 (34)
  4. Curtain Call: The Hits - Eminem (54)
  5. Diamonds - Elton John (65)
  6. The Very Best of Prince - Prince (69)
  7. Greatest Hits - Queen (86)
  8. Greatest Hits - Tom Petty & the Heartbrekers (97)
  9. Live in No Shoe Nation - Kenny Chesney (99)
  10. Journey's Greatest Hits - Journey (101)
  11. Legend - Bob Marley & the Wailers (102)
  12. Metallica - Metallica (109)
  13. All Eyez on Me - 2Pac (113)
  14. Rumours - Fleetwood Mac (117)
  15. Mothership - Led Zeppelin (119)
  16. Chronicles: 20 Greatest Hits - Creedence Clearwater Revival (122)
  17. Greatest Hits - Guns N' Roses (127)
  18. Thriller - Michael Jackson (131)
  19. [Hybrid Theory] - Linkin Park (140)
  20. Abbey Road - Beatles (145)
Rhonda Vincent and the late-Daryle Singletary are at number 1 on the Bluegrass Albums with American Grandstand while Beth Hart and Joe Bonamassa top the Blues Albums with Black Coffee

Brain Culbertson moves from 3 to 1 on the Jazz Albums with Brian Culbertson and Laurie Anderson & the Kronos Quartet top the Classical Albums with Landfall

On the Hot 100, Justin Timberlake again has the highest charting track by a veteran artist with his duo with Chris Stapleton, "Say Something" (#30). Eminem is not far behind at 34 with River Featuring Ed Sheeran and Maroon 5 move 43 to 39 with "Wait".

On other charts, Papa Roach is on top of the Mainstream Rock Tracks with "Born For Greatness".