Eminem Becomes First Rapper With Two Diamond Albums

The Eminem Show and The Marshall Mathers LP both reached Diamond status.

Posted: 04/29/2011 09:26 PM EDT
Filed Under Eminem

Eminem has consistenly been raking in the nation's top musical accolades, and his newest feat cements his reputation as one of the world's most popular rappers. He's now officially the first and only emcee to have two albums certified Diamond, The Eminem Show in March and Marshall Mathers LP in April, meaning they each sold over 10 million copies. He joins the likes of the Beatles and Pink Floyd, other Diamond selling groups.

Eminem was also recently named the top-selling artist of the decade, Marshall Mathers LP was listed in Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time and also was the fastest-selling rap album in history. The accolades are constantly accumulating for the rapper, whose most recent album hit multi-platinum and was named Best Rap Album at the Grammy's.