''The Eminem Show'' is the fourth studio album by American rapper Eminem, released in 2002.
''The Eminem Show'' was the best-selling album of 2002. At the Grammy Awards of 2003 it was nominated for Album of the Year and became Eminem's third LP in four years to win the award for Best Rap Album. It has been certified 8x Platinum by the RIAA, and has sold over 9.8 million copies in the U.S. and over 20 million albums worldwide. In 2003, the album was ranked number 317 on ''Rolling Stone'' magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. It was ranked 84 on Rolling stone magazines best albums of the 2000s list. The album received critical praise by most music critics and is often debated as Eminem's most personal and best work. ''The Eminem Show'' was Eminem's first album to be mainly self-produced, and was the first Eminem album to be released under Shady Records. - Wikipedia