Eminem- The Marshall Mathers LP
United States- Eminem may had achieved success over his debut album “The Slim Shady LP”, but he was more successful with his album “The Marshall Mathers LP”. It even reached number 1 after a huge first week sales being reported by Nielsen Soundscan with 1.7 million, something rarely achieved by any artist. The album was even a diamond awardee by RIAA because of 10x platinum achievement. The album also released singles which became hits, and the one listed below made it to top 10:
The Real Slim Shady- #4
Three singles were released and despite being a huge album, it scored only one top 10 hit with “The Real Slim Shady” when it reached number 4. He had no other top 40 hits as well but chartdd outside the top 50 with “The Way I Am” and the Dido collab “Stan”.
United Kingdom- Eminem was very successful with this album in United Kingdom too. It was a chart-topper and sales were enormous. According to BPI, it achieved the saled which certified him with 8x platinum. Singles were also big hits from the album. He achieved top 10 hits through these songs below:
The Real Slim Shady- #1
The Way I Am- #8
It shows how successful Eminem’s singles in the country were. He got two singles to reach number 1 first with “The Real Slim Shady” and followed by the third single “Stan” which samples lyrics from the song of the featured artist Dido. Both songs were even awarded with Platinum by BPI. He also hit the top 10 with “The Way I Am” when it took the 8th spot. Three singles were only released from the album and no song peaked outside the top 10 but within the top 40.
The song I will be sharing was “The Real Slim Shady”. It contains disses towards other artists. It was the biggest hit from him through the “The Marshall Mathers LP” album in the US as it reached the top 5, while a number 1 hit song in UK.
Credits: Billboard / OCC / Wikipedia
Album by: Eminem
Video from YouTube / EminemVEVO