EMINEM hit a music milestone yesterday with the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). He is now the #1 awarded musician for singles. Eminem has 227.5 million Gold and Platinum certifications . . . 166 million for singles and 61.5 million for albums. (Click here to see the LONG list of Gold and Platinum awards.)
🎉 @Eminem’s career #RIAATopCertified total is now 227.5 M – 166 M single units + 61.5 M album units! “Curtain Call: The Hits” album is also now Diamond; pushing Marshall to 6 💎s! @Interscope @ShadyRecords #Aftermath pic.twitter.com/zl30N10Yhb
— RIAA (@RIAA) March 8, 2022
He also now holds six RIAA Diamond awards. Three are for the singles “Lose Yourself” . . . “Not Afraid” . . . and “Love the Way You Lie” with RIHANNA.
The other three are for the albums “The Marshall Mathers LP” . . . “The Eminem Show” . . . and the freshly awarded “Curtain Call: The Hits”. This makes Eminem one of seven artists in any genre or era to have three or more Diamond albums.