Eminem’s latest album, The MarshallMathers LP2, has sold over 2 million units as of March 16, and this new number was enough to push Em to 6th place on the highest selling artist list of all-time.
His total sales across all albums now sits at 44.91 million, overtaking country musician George Strait’s 44.89 million.
Garth Books is the top selling artist of the era, regardless of gender.
Among all artists in that nearly 23-year span in which the list was compiled, Eminem is in sixth place, dropping Strait to No. 7. Brooks is on top with 69.52 million. The Beatles are second (65.55 million) and Metallica third (54.26 million), while Mariah Carey sits in fourth (54.24 million) and Celine Dion (52.21 million) rounds out the top five.