Eminem & Various Artists — “8 Mile” Surpassed 2.3 Billion Streams on Spotify

Eminem & Various Artists — “8 Mile” Surpassed 2.3 Billion Streams on Spotify

The legendary hip-hop film “8 Mile” has recently achieved a significant streaming milestone with its original soundtrack. Notably, Marshall’s universally acclaimed and Oscar-winning hit, “Lose Yourself,” played a pivotal role in this achievement, contributing over 2 billion streams out of the total 2.3 billion. Interestingly, no other track on the compilation has surpassed the 100 million stream mark, emphasizing the enduring popularity of this iconic song.

Upon its release, the album made an impressive entrance at the top spot on the Billboard 200, boasting sales figures exceeding 700,000 copies in its inaugural week. The momentum continued in the second week, with an additional 510,000 copies sold. As time unfolded, “8 Mile: Music from and Inspired by the Motion Picture” solidified its position as the fifth best-selling album in the United States for the year 2002, accumulating a total of 3.4 million copies sold.

This enduring success is underscored by the album’s 6x Platinum certification in the US as of 2022. Moreover, it is estimated that the album has surpassed 10 million copies sold internationally, cementing its legacy as a timeless representation of the vibrant hip-hop scene of its era. Serving as both a time capsule and a cultural touchstone, the soundtrack continues to captivate audiences and reaffirm its place in the annals of hip-hop history.

Listen to the album below and enjoy:

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