RIAA today announced 73.5 million new Gold and Platinum Program certifications for Eminem. The Detroit legend is now the number one awarded musician for singles in the program’s history and one of only 7 artists in any genre or era with three or more Diamond Album Awards.
Eminem’s combined six RIAA Diamond awards – three albums and three singles – vault him into music’s stratosphere and cement his place as one of the most accomplished artists in history. With today’s 73.5 million new award units, Eminem’s RIAA Award career total is now 227.5 million – 166 million single certifications and 61.5 million album certifications.
“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!” says Mitch Glazier, RIAA Chairman & CEO.
“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,” says Steve Berman, Vice Chairman, Interscope Geffen A&M.
Out of the new certifications, most notable is Eminem’s THIRD diamond album, Curtain Call: The Hits! For other notable certifications, check the list below:
The Eminem Show – 12x Platinum (DIAMOND)
The Marshall Mathers LP – 11x Platinum (DIAMOND)
Curtain Call: The Hits – 10x Platinum (DIAMOND)
Recovery – 8x Platinum
Lose Yourself – 13x Platinum (DIAMOND)
Love The Way You Lie, ft. Rihanna – 13x Platinum (DIAMOND)
Not Afraid – 11x Platinum (DIAMOND)
Till I Collapse ft. Nate Dogg – 8x Platinum
The Monster ft. Rihanna – 8x Platinum
Rap God – 7x Platinum
The Real Slim Shady – 7x Platinum
Without Me – 7x Platinum
For the full new certifications, check the post below: