The following is a comprehensive list of awards received by Eminem, an American rapper, record producer, and actor. He began his career in 1996 with Web Entertainment and has been one of the most popular rap acts in the world since the late-1990s.
The Marshall Mathers LP and his fourth album, The Eminem Show, also won Grammy Awards, making Eminem the first artist to win Best Rap Album for three consecutive LPs. He then won the award again in 2010 for his album Recovery, giving him a total of 15 Grammys in his career. In 2003, he won the Academy Award for Best Original Song and nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song for "Lose Yourself" from the film, 8 Mile, in which he also played the lead role. "Lose Yourself" would go on to become the longest running No. 1 hip hop single. Eminem then went on hiatus after touring in 2005. He released his first album since 2004's Encore, titled Relapse, on May 15, 2009. Eminem is the best-selling artist of the decade on the US Nielsen SoundScan, and has sold over 172 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling music artists of all time. In 2010, Eminem released his seventh album Recovery. It became Eminem's sixth consecutive number-one album in the US and achieved international commercial success, charting at number one in several other countries. It stayed at number-one on the US Billboard 200 chart for five consecutive weeks and a total of seven weeks.Recovery was also reported by Billboard to be the best-selling album of 2010, making Eminem the first artist in Nielsen SoundScan history to have two year-end best-selling albums.
Eminem was ranked 79th on the VH1 100 Greatest Artists of All-Time. Eminem was ranked #83 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. He was also named the Best Rapper Alive by Vibe Magazine in 2008. Including his work with D12, Eminem has had 10 #1 albums on the Billboard Top 200, 8 solo (6 studio albums, 2 compilation) and 2 with D12. Eminem has had 13 number one singles worldwide. In December 2009, he was named the Artist of the Decade by Billboard magazine. His albums, The Eminem Show, The Marshall Mathers LP, and Encore (in order), ranked as the 3rd, 7th, and 40th best-selling albums of the 2000–09 decade by Billboard magazine. According to Billboard, Eminem has two of his albums among the top five highest selling albums of the 2000s decade. In the UK, Eminem has sold more than 13 million records.
In 2010, MTV ranked Eminem as the 7th biggest icon in pop music history. During 2010, Eminem's music generated 94 million streams, more than any other music artist.
In November at the 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards Eminem became the first rapper to ever receive the global icon award due to his accomplishments and influences in music joining him with Queen, Whitney Houston and Bon Jovi. And he is consistently ranked as one of the greatest rappers of all time. As of March 2014 he has sold more than 44 million track downloads and 44,91 million albums in the United States alone overtaken The King of Country Music George Strait (44,89 Million) and became the 2nd Best Male Selling - Artist in History of US behind Garth Brooks who has sold 69.52 Million Albums in US. As of April 2014 his newest album The Marshall Mathers LP 2 has sold more than 2,155,315 copies in the U.S. and 4,058,000 worldwide according to Nielsen SoundScan.
The Academy Award, also known as the "Oscar", is an award presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) at an annual ceremony, in recognition of people in the film industry. Eminem won the Academy Award for Best Original Song at the 75th Academy Awards, for his single "Lose Yourself" from the soundtrack of 8 Mile. After the rapper started recording the fifth song in the new LP, Rolling Stone Magazine said the album is going to land him a spot among the greatest in musical history. With Eminem also being the producer of his own LP, we should be in for a treat
The American Music Awards is an annual music awards show launched in 1973, by television personality Dick Clark to compete with the Grammy Awards. Eminem himself has been nominated for 23 awards while his albums were nominated for eight awards; he has won a total of 14 awards.
The Australian Recording Industry Association Music Awards (commonly known as ARIA Music Awards or ARIA Awards) is an annual series of awards nights celebrating the Australian music industry, put on by the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA).
The ECHO Awards is an annual awards ceremony presented by the Deutsche Phono-Akademie, an association of recording companies of Germany, to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry. . Eminem has won 7 Awards out of 8 Nominations make him the most successful Artist in this Category (Best International Hip-Hop/Urban Artist).
The Mnet Asian Music Awards, otherwise abbreviated as MAMA, is an award show held by Mnet annually that credits South Korean artists, as well as foreign artists who have had an impact in the South Korean Music industry.
The MTV Europe Music Awards ("EMAs", originally MTV European Music Awards) were established in 1994 by MTV Networks Europe to celebrate the most popular songs and singers in Europe. Originally beginning as an alternative to the American MTV Video Music Awards, the MTV Europe Music Awards is today a popular celebration of what MTV worldwide viewers consider the best in music. In total Eminem has won 15 Awards out of 26 Nominations. He is the winner of most EMAs of all-time and became the 1st Rapper to win "Global Icon Award" in 2013.
The Italian MTV Awards are accolades introduced in 2013 by MTV Italy. Prizes are awarded in several categories, based on public's televotes. Eminem received a nomination during the second edition of the Italian MTV Awards.
Spike Video Game Awards (also known as the VGAs, and the VGX in its final year) was an annual award show hosted by Spike TV between 2003 and 2013 (a decade long run) that recognized the best computer and video games of the year. Eminem has been nominated three times, but hasn't won an award.
On June 15, the RIAA named Eminem as the 1st artist to earn 2 Digital Diamond Awards for his singles Love the Way You Lie, and Not Afraid. He also earned 2 Diamond awards for his albums The Marshall Mathers LP and The Eminem Show for selling over 10,000,000 copies in US. Eminem is also the only artist to have won 2 Diamond awards for both albums and singles.
Nielsen SoundScan is an information and sales tracking system created by Mike Fine and Mike Shalett. SoundScan is the official method of tracking sales of music and music video products throughout the United States and Canada. In 2010 Nielsen Soundscan gave a Special Award to Eminem, named him as "Best Selling Artist of the Decade" for his successful album sales between 2000-2009. Two of his albums The Marshall Mathers LP and The Eminem Show have received Diamond certifications in the US. Eminem had sold over 120 million Solo Albums worldwide as of April 2015.
Vibe magazine launched the "Best Rapper Alive Tournament" on July 21, 2008. There were four brackets, and four number 1 seeds: Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Eminem, and Andre 3000. The actual final four included Ludacris, The Game, Eminem and Jay-Z. The last two rappers standing were Eminem and Jay-Z, with Eminem eventually garnering 69% of the votes for the victory. When Em heard the news, he stated: "It's obviously an honor to have won the fans' support by being voted the Best Rapper Alive. I don't think that there is any one rapper that is simply the best though. Everyone who was in consideration and many others are the best at certain things, and at what they do. But since VIBE 's offering the distinction, hell yeah I'll accept!"
The World Music Awards is an international awards show founded in 1989 under the high patronage of Albert II, Prince of Monaco and is based in Monte-Carlo. Awards are presented to the world's best-selling artists in the various categories and to the best-selling artists from each major territory. Sales figures are provided by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI). Nine awards are voted online by the public.