As long as they spell your name right (and buy your records), there ain’t no such thing as bad publicity. And so despite getting hauled into court twice in the past week and assorted felony charges, Eminem is the man of the nation’s album charts. The rapper’s “Marshall Mathers L.P.” held onto the No. 1 spot for a second week with 598,000 copies sold, according to industry stats released Wednesday.
Rounding out the Top Five: Britney Spears’ “Oops! … I Did It Again;” Kid Rock’s “The History of Rock;” ‘N Sync’s “No Strings Attached;” and, Matchbox 20’s “Mad Season.”