It’s Day 15 of Blogmas! Blogmas has turned into an uphill battle of getting posts out daily, but I’m all caught up and there’s still plenty of days left! To all those that have read any of my Blogmas posts, thank you, thank you, thank you! To all new readers, welcome. It’s been quite a week at work and I feel like my body is sucker punching me and I am sick. Well, better this weekend than next.
Eminem is known for being in his own lane and has yet another accomplishment to add to the books. He has become the FIRST artist to earn TWO RIAA Digital Diamond Awards. ‘Love The Way You Lie’ (feat. Rihanna) was his first track to receive that award as it surpassed 11 million in sales. [Be sure to check out the duo for The Monster Tour in August.]’Not Afraid’ (2010) has become his second track and another single from Recovery to receive the honor as it has surpassed 10 million in sales. RIAAs Chairman & CEO, Cary Sherman, stated:
“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 inGold & Platinum Program history.”
Take a listen to both tracks below:
As for his collab with Sia, they will be teaming up yet again for a track off the upcoming Denzel movie, Equalizer. Take a listen to their collab ‘Beautiful Pain’ (The Marshall Mathers LP 2 and the snippet of the latest collab in the Equalizer trailer below: