Eminem now has 11 albums with at least one billion streams, breaking a Spotify record in the process. The hip-hop mogul is the only artist on the music streaming platform with at least 11 albums surpassing a billion listens.
Marshall Mathers’ most recent addition to the billion club is none other than his sophomore, Dr. Dre-produced album, 1999’s The Slim Shady LP. Led by “My Name Is” (346.8 million listens), Slim Shady’s breakout album has several tracks that pulled in over 50 million streams including his collab with Dr. Dre on “Guilty Conscience” (126 million), as well as “Role Model” (91.3 million) and “Just Don’t Give A F*ck” (72.2 million).
.@Eminem’s 'The Slim Shady LP' has now surpassed 1 billion streams on Spotify.
— chart data (@chartdata) December 30, 2021
The Slim Shady LP joins The Marshall Mathers LP, The Eminem Show, Encore, Music To Be Murdered By, and more as Eminem albums with over a billion listens. In fact, the only Em album which doesn’t make the list is his 1996 debut album, Infinite, which isn’t available on the platform.
Upon hearing the news, Paul Rosenberg—Mathers’ longtime manager—shared his congratulations on Twitter.
— Xmas Off Again (@rosenberg) December 30, 2021