Eminem — “Recovery” is the Most Certified Hip Hop Project in RIAA history, Top 5 Across All Genres

Combining all the certified numbers in all units that  “Recovery” has sold is 46 million.

This same number combines album and track units has a result, this puts Marshall’s classic album at No.4 among the five highest RIAA certified projects in history. “Recovery” is also the only hip hop album on the list:

1. “Teenage Dream” Katy Perry — 64.5 million
2. “Thriller” Michael Jackson — 56 million
3. “Doo-Wops & Hooligans” Bruno Mars — 48 million
4. “Recovery” Eminem — 46 million
5. “1989” Taylor Swift — 45 million

With over 38 million units moved, making the project to share third position with Cardi’s “Invasion of Privacy” that just updated its certification to get into this ranking:

1. “Teenage Dream” Katy Perry — 56.5 million
2. “Doo-Wops & Hooligans” Bruno Mars — 41 million
3. “Recovery” Eminem, “Invasion of Privacy” Cardi B — 38 million
4. “Beauty Behind The Madness” The Weeknd — 37 million
5. “1989” Taylor Swift — 36 million

Take a listen below.