Top 50 Songs
Eminem is a rap singer who was born Marshall Bruce Mathers III on 10/17/1972 in St. Joseph, MO. He grew up splitting time in Missouri and Detroit. With sales of over 220 million records, he is one of the best-selling acts of all time. He was the best-selling act of the 2000s and named Artist of the Decade (2000-2009) by Billboard magazine. He has had ten consecutive albums debut at #1 – the first act to do so. He was also in the rap duo Bad Meets Evil and the rap group D12.
For a complete list of this act’s DMDB honors, check out the DMDB Music Maker Encyclopedia entry.
Check out the Dave’s Music Database podcast The Best of Eminem, 1998-2022 based on this list. Debut: August 23, 2022, at 7pm CST. New episodes based on Dave’s Music Database lists are posted every Tuesday at 7pm CST.
Top 50 Songs
Dave’s Music Database lists are determined by song’s appearances on best-of lists, appearances on compilations and live albums by the featured act, and songs’ chart success, sales, radio airplay, streaming, and awards.
DMDB Top 1%:
DMDB Top 2%:
5. The Monster (with Rihanna, 2013)
DMDB Top 5%:
9. Smack That (with Akon, 2006)
DMDB Top 10%:
10. Mockingbird (2004)
DMDB Top 20%:
17. Till I Collapse (with Nate Dogg, 2002)
21. Forever (with Drake, Kanye West, & Lil Wayne, 2009)
31. Lighters (Bad Meets Evil with Bruno Mars, 2011)
Beyond the DMDB Top 20%:
33. Homicide (with Logic, 2019)
41. Headlights (with Nate Ruess, 2013)
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First posted 7/30/2022; last updated 8/24/2022.