Dave Matthews' Album Debuts at No. 1

'Big Whiskey' ends reign of Eminem's 'Relapse'
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 11, 2009 1:22 AM CDT

(Newser) – The Dave Matthews Band's Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King has become its fifth straight album to shoot straight to the top of the Billboard 200 chart. The first-week sales of 424,000 albums have knocked Eminem's Relapse into second place in its third week. The new Matthews' album is the third most successful of any this year so far, behind Relapse and U2's No Line On the Horizon.