Eminem or Marshall Bruce Mathers III with his real name was born 1972. He became famous with his rapper character and also he’s a producer, actor and song writer. Eminem makes his productions with his group D12. Rolling Stone chose him as one of the greatest artists of all time. Eminem sold 90 million albums worldwide in a short period. He’s also famous with his feuds. He has now feuds with Insane Clown Posse, Michael Jackson fans and Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon. Eminem released his last album on 2010 and he’s on studio now for his new album. How many Eminem albums are there?
Eminem released 7 studio albums. Also he has thirty-one singles. He’s the most selling hip-hop singer now. He released his first album “Infinite” on November, 1996. Eminem’s debut album “Infinite” failure commercially even they are good songs on it. Especially songs like “”W.E.G.O.” and “Maxine” became popular after Eminem became famous. But album boosted Eminem’s popularity after he made an unsuccessful suicide attempt cause of failure and became popular news.
After “Infinite” failure, Eminem released his first major album “The Slim Shady LP” in 1999. Album was one of the rare examples that all lyrics are written due to professional psychology topics and devoted to alter ego of Eminem “Slim Shady”. Album made a great commercial success and sold over 280.000 in its first week. Success of album was also coming from co work of Eminem and his idol Dr. Dre. Album took great notes from important magazines like Rolling Stone, Mixmag and Allmusic. First hit of album was “My Name Is”. Also “’97 Bonnie & Clyde” and “Role Model” became popular. Album pushed three singles as “My Name Is”, “Role Model” and “Guilty Conscience”. Some lyrics on the album became topic of lawsuits. Eminem paid his mother $1,600 for “”I just found out my mom does more dope than I do” words in “My Name Is” song.
“The Marshall Mathers LP” is the third album of Eminem. It released on 2000 and sold 1.76 million in its first week. Various popular music magazines chose “The Marshall Mathers LP” one of the greatest albums of all time. Lyrics of album were mostly about criticizers of his last album. There were some controversies about slang usage in album and some words are censored even in explicit version. Album’s leading hit was “”Stan”. Eminem featured Dido made one of the greatest songs of decade. Also “”The Way I Am”, “The Real Slim Shady” , “Kim” became popular songs of album. Album took Album of the Year on Grammy awards and it was the first time a hardcore rap album took it.
Eminem’s fifth album is “The Eminem Show”. Album released on 2002. Album followed the success of last two albums. It hit the lists and became number one. Album sold over 1.5 million in two weeks. Rolling Stone marked album in the “the 500 greatest albums of all time”. Album’s leading hits were “Cleanin’ Out My Closet” and “Without Me”. Also songs “‘Till I Collapse”, “Sing for the Moment” and “Business” popular.
“Encore” is the 2004 album of Eminem. It followed the success of older Eminem albums. Album leaked internet before released and it was one of the first albums leaked the internet before release. “Just Lose It” and “Encore” became hits of album.
Eminem then released “Relapse” in 2009. It was the album fans were waiting for a long time but Eminem was able to release album only after his drug rehabilitation finished. “Recovery” album is released in 2010 and it became most selling album of year with songs like “Not Afraid” and “Love the Way You Lie” featuring Rihanna.