Eminem may be over two decades into his career, but his wins aren’t showing any signs of slowing.
For, the rapper has nabbed a number of major certifications that have rendered him the most certified artist in RIAA history.
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With new Gold and Platinum certifications to the tune of 73.5 million sales, Slim Shady is now the #1 musician for singles in the program’s history and one of only seven artists in any genre or era with three or more Diamond Album Awards. Diamond, of course, refers to US sales of 10 million.
‘Curtain Call: The Hits’ becomes the 49-year-old’s third Diamond album and pushes his Diamond album total to six. Click here to see all of the superstar’s new certifications.
The Hip-Hop titan’s RIAA Award career total is now 227.5 million – 166 million single certifications and 61.5 million album certifications.
RIAA Chairman & CEO Mitch Glazier said in a statement:
“These awards recognize Eminem’s unflinching commitment to his craft and the enduring connection he has forged with fans over the last twenty years. With today’s announcement, Eminem becomes the top certified singles artist in our program’s history and adds a rare third Diamond Album to his many creative accomplishments. Congratulations to Eminem and his entire label team who have set the bar higher than ever!”
Steve Berman, Vice Chairman, Interscope Geffen A&M added:
“Interscope joins Aftermath in congratulating Marshall, Paul, and the entire Shady team on this remarkable achievement. It has been an honor to be part of one of the greatest journeys in the history of recorded music. The most beautiful part of this is it feels like the journey has just begun.“
gratz to him, the dude is something else.
how the f*** did FACK go Gold? His discography is just dumb as f***
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