“Crack A Bottle” By Eminem, 50 Cent, Dr. Dre Breaks Digital Download Record

Posted Feb 12, 2009

Eminem, Detroit’s rapper that has fallen with tough times, plans to rise again with the release of a new album called “Relapse.”  So far he is off to a good start with a track that he released called “Crack a Bottle.”  The song got about 418,000 download sales in the first week and was #1 on iTunes for the week.

The record song before “Crack a Bottle” was T.I. and Rihanna’s “Live Your Life” at 335,000 downloads in the first week.  “Crack a Bottle” knocked Kelly Clarkson’s “My Life Would Suck Without You” from the top.  Most recently, “Right Round” by Flo’ Rida featuring Katy Perry took the number one spot from “Crack a Bottle.”