Who’s got the year’s No. 1 album?

Lord help us…

Mariah Carey takes the lead from 50 Cent

NEW YORK (AP) — With the 2005 finish line in sight, Mariah Carey has inched past 50 Cent in the race for the year’s best-selling album.

Carey’s “The Emancipation of Mimi” sold 290,000 copies in the week ending December 25, according to figures released Wednesday by Nielsen SoundScan. That brings her total to 4.86 million copies on the year, compared to 4.83 million for 50’s “The Massacre,” which came out in March. (read more…or not)

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