The seventh studio album became the first on Eminem’s new path and has racked up a number of accolades.

It sold over 741,000 copies within the first week, becoming the highest-selling album in the 2010s by a male artist and the best selling hip hop album in the 2010s. It became the first album to sell one million digital copies in one year after its release.

This is also the only album ever across all genres to have two digital singles: “Not Afraid” and “Love The Way You Lie”.

“Recovery” won a Grammy for Best Rap Album in 2011, beating Jay-Z’s “The Blueprint 3”, Drake’s “Thank Me Later”, The Roots, and B.o.B. “ Overall Eminem earned ten Grammy nominations for “Recovery”, including Best Rap Song, Song of the Year, Album of the Year, and Best Music Video, and won Best Rap Album and Best Rap Solo Performance for “Not Afraid”.

Read more in a special issue of EJ magazine and listen to the album below:

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