Eminem Becomes First Artist to Earn Two Digital Diamond Awards
Eminem is making history once again. This time in the digital world. The Detroit rapper has become the first artist to achieve two Digital Diamond Awards from the Recording Industry Association of America.
The RIAA certified Em’s 2010 single ‘Not Afraid’ for selling over 10 million downloads. He previously earned a diamond digital sales plaque for moving 11 million downloads of ‘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 RIAA Chairman/CEO Cary Sherman in a press release. “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 Eminem’s Diamond song honors, he has also earned two Diamond plaques for his classic 2000 album, ‘The Marshall Mathers LP,’ and his 2002 LP, ‘The Eminem Show.’
Meanwhile, Eminem is prepping for an eventful summer on the road. The ‘Way I Am’ rhymer is set to kick off The Monster Tour with RiRi beginning Aug. 7 and 8 in Pasadena, Calif. The stadium-only trek will then hit East Rutherford, N.J., at MetLife Stadium on Aug. 16 and 17, and ends on Aug. 22 and 23 at Detroit’s Comerica Park.
Congratulations to Eminem on his Digital Diamond plaque!