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Eminem broke a streaming record after The Slim Shady LP surpassed a billion Spotify streams

Eminem in 1999 (Getty Images)

Eminem's 1999 album The Slim Shady LP surpassed one billion streams on Spotify this week, a milestone that has placed the Detroit rapper at the top of a brand new record. While he isn't the first artist to hit a billion streams for an album, he is the first to reach that accomplishment on an impressive 11 albums.

After the news went public, Eminem's manager Paul Rosenberg took to Twitter for a quick congratulations. View a full list of the albums below. His only album that hasn't hit the milestone is his debut album Infinite, which isn't available on streaming services.

Eminem's albums to have surpassed one billion Spotify streams:

The Slim Shady LP The Marshall Mathers LP The Eminem Show Encore Curtain Call: The Hits Relapse Recovery The Marshall Mathers LP 2 Revival Kamikaze Music To Be Murdered By

Otis is the late morning host on WFPK. Email Otis at ojunior@lpm.org

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