Eminem Becomes First Artist to Earn Two RIAA Digital Diamond Awards


Marshall Mathers is making history once again. The Detroit rapper has become the first artist to earn two RIAA Digital Single Diamond Awards.

The Recording Industry Association of America awarded Eminem with a new Diamond certification in recognition of his 2010 single “Not Afraid” surpassing the 10 million sales and streams threshold.

He previously received the 11x multi-Platinum Digital Single Diamond Award for “Love the Way You Lie” featuring Rihanna.

“We are delighted to recognize Eminem as the first artist to earn two RIAA Digital Diamond Awards,” said Cary Sherman, Chairman & CEO, RIAA. “This singular achievement—earning a Diamond Award on two separate digital songs—is unparalleled, and we congratulate him on forever etching a mark in Gold & Platinum Program history.”

In addition to his latest achievement, Eminem has two 10x multi-Platinum Diamond certified albums, 2000′s The Marshall Mathers LP and 2002′s The Eminem Show. He has sold over 37 million albums and 31 million digital singles in the United States.

In August, Eminem will launch his three-city “Monster Tour” with Rihanna, visiting Los Angeles, Detroit, and New York. He will also headline two concerts at London’s Wembley Stadium in July.

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  1. d.Kells

    So proud as a fan of my favorite rap artist Eminem he deserves it a true lyricist and a true rap legend soon to be one day. Major respect for Em


    Yeezus Christ Reply:

    @d.Kells, blah blah blah ur a fag


    Matthew Reply:

    @Yeezus Christ, dude jowbis he a fag. Eminem sold the most records worldwide outta any rap artist is the history of HIP-HOP. Your th fag for listening to shitty kanye.


  2. lmaoAtHaters

    Wait sales and streams?


    Andy Reply:

    @lmaoAtHaters, yeah, it is a new system since 2013. I think the equivalences are: 100 steams = 1 digital sale

    Eminem very likely did not sold 10 million digital copies of his single. Probably around 5-6 million and the rest was added with the millions of steams


    lmaoAtHaters Reply:

    @Andy, Thanks. Ugh I hate today’s scale for charts and now certifications. What’s next Twitter followers = 1 sale smh


  3. Usher

    Living Legend.


  4. from france

    Good for him but HIS MUSIC IS GARBAGE NOW.


    Nathan Reply:

    @from france, that’s your opinion. Now take it and shovr it up your arse faggot!just because you don’t like his new style doesn’t mean shit to anyone else


  5. Spaska Angelova

    Like Emnem!


  6. NASIR

    Let me just bow…cuz he is KING


  7. Chris

    “so they can sit me next to…”

    Congrats dude!


  8. Ur Mama

    Bunch oof sorry haters…dont be mad cause u have no talent. Go eat a package of eminems thats as close as youll ever get to being any place near his talent!


  9. shadien

    Why the hate? His sales crush almost everyone’s and u still can’t respect what he’s accomplished ..sad people hate on stuff like this.. Pretty pathetic if u ask me


  10. KelBel

    Congrats M! Keep making music history! XX


  11. Rah

    Eminem > Jay Z … it confuses me when people forget to mention him as the greatest…there’s a reason rappers are scared of him, bar for bar no one is on his level


  12. mon88

    sales + streams + youtube view = cheating


  13. K

    Eminem have the most loyal fans in the game,everything he does goes multiplatinum.gratz to him.


    Beej Reply:

    @K, Damn right


  14. Jason

    Artists will always have Haters, and Eminem has a lot.But that’s always if you are on Top. And Marshall is the biggest Artists of the last 15 Years. Like it or not, u have to Deal with it!


  15. chris

    Streams? It’s unreliable to go by data from streams -people can watch or listen to the same song on repeat but who’s going to repeatedly buy the same record to boost sales?


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