Eminem & 2Pac Are Only Rappers Among “22 Artists With More Than One Diamond Albums”



Every month, the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) releases a lengthy list of albums and singles that have earned new certifications, meaning that those pieces of music have “gone” gold, platinum or perhaps even multi-platinum or diamond.


As of the end of February, there are now 22 artists that have moved at least 10 million copies of more than one album in their discography. Below is the list of 22 artists with more than one diamond album:



1. Garth Brooks The Hits, Ropin’ The Wind, Garth Brooks, The Ultimate Hits, No Fences, Sevens, Double Live (7 albums)


2. The Beatles 1, The Beatles 1962 – 1966, Abbey Road, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, The Beatles, The Beatles 1967 – 1970 (6 albums)


3. Led ZeppelinPhysical Graffiti, Led Zeppelin II, Led Zeppelin IV, House Of The Holy, Led Zeppelin (5 albums)


4. EaglesHotel California, Eagles Greatest Hits Vol. II, Eagles/Their Greatest Hits 1971 – 1975 (3 albums)

5. Shania TwainUp!, Come On Over, The Woman In Me (3 albums)


6. EminemThe Marshall Mathers LP, The Eminem Show (2 albums)

7. 2 PacAll Eyez On Me, Greatest Hits (2 albums)

8. ‘N SyncNo Strings Attached, ‘N Sync (2 albums)

9. Adele21, 25 (2 albums)

10. Backstreet Boys Backstreet Boys, Millennium (2 albums)

11. Billy Joel The Stranger, Greatest Hits Vols. I and II (2 albums)

12. Britney SpearsOops!…I Did It Again, …Baby One More Time (2 albums)

13. Bruce SpringsteenBruce Springsteen & E Street Band Live 1975 – ‘85, Born In The U.S.A. (2 albums)

14. Celine DionFalling Into You, Let’s Talk About Love (2 albums)

15. Def Leppard Hysteria, Pyromania (2 albums)

16. Dixie ChicksWide Open Spaces, Fly (2 albums)

17. MadonnaThe Immaculate Collection, Like A Virgin (2 albums)

18. Mariah Carey Music Box, Daydream (2 albums)

19. Michael JacksonThriller, Bad (2 albums)

20. Pink FloydDark Side Of The Moon, The Wall (2 albums)

21. Whitney HoustonWhitney Houston, The Bodyguard (Soundtrack) (2 albums)

22. Van Halen1984, Van Halen (2 albums)