It’s hard to believe that been close to 9 years since Shady dropped his fourth studio album The Eminem Show. The LP–which beckoned listeners into Em’s past with “Cleanin’ Out My Closet,” celebrated his return to music on “Without Me,” and foreshadowed his five-year exit on “Say Goodbye Hollywood”– has finally reached Diamond status in the United States.

The album is his first to reach the 10 million mark in the US, although it was certified Diamond in Canada already. While The Eminem Show is Shady’s highest selling album in America, his most critically acclaimed, The Marshall Mathers LP, is close behind, certified by the RIAA as 9x Platinum and 8x Platinum in Canada.