Eminem Not Afraid Song: "Not Afraid," the first single from Eminem's new album, Recovery, has done something that only a few songs have done before. It debuted at number one.
"Not Afraid" is only the second rap single to debut at number one. 'I'll be Missing You," was the last rap single to debut at number one. "I'll be Missing You," was a single from Puff Daddy and Faith Evans that was released in 1993.
Outside of the rap world, the last song to debut at number one was by Brittany Spears. Her 2003 hit, "3? started at the top of the charts.
Eminem has had two other singles reach the number one spot. "Lose Yourself," from the Oscar Winning 8-mile soundtrack, and "Crack a Bottle," his collaboration with Dr. Dre and 50 Cent.
"Not Afraid" has already sold 379,000 copies. It is the biggest selling single so far this year.
Recovery, which is Eminem's 6th studio album, will be released on June 22nd. His last album, Relapse, debuted at number one.