11 June, 2014@3:12 pm
Eminem is the first artist to receive two Diamond certified singles – that is, singles that have sold and streamed over 10 million. Both “Not Afraid” and “Love The Way You Lie” (feat. Rhianna), both from his 2010 LP, Recovery, have been awarded the prestigious Diamond plaques from the RIAA.
“We are delighted to recognize Eminem as the first artist to earn two RIAA Digital Diamond Awards. 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,” said RIAA chairman Cary Sherman.
“Not Afraid” has moved 10 million, while “Love The Way You Lie” has exceeded 11 million. In addition, both The Marshall Mathers LP and The Eminem Show are also diamond certified full-length albums.
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