best eminem songs

Eminem is rated as one of the highest-selling music artists of all-time. Eminem was born as Marshall Mathers but is also known as the Real Slim Shady too! Eminem is an American (Michigan) music artist with a known musical style of Hip Hop. Eminem’s first music album was released in 1996 titled Infinite. Eminem is still producing music today.

best eminem songs

Eminem is not only known for his music, but he also starred in the film 8 Mile. Even though he did not win an Academy Award for his acting, he was able to obtain an Academy Award for Best Original Song – Lose Yourself. To date, he is the highest selling Hip Hop artist of all-time in the United States.

Well, we know you are here for the songs, so let’s get started.

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Best Eminem Songs List

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10. When I’m Gone
Released in 2005 on album Curtain Call: The Hits
Peaked at #8 on the Billboard Hot 100

“And when I’m gone, just carry on, don’t mourn, Rejoice every time you hear the sound of my voice, Just know that I’m looking down on you smiling”


9. Sing For The Moment
Released 2003 on the album The Eminem Show
Peaked at #14 on the Billboard Hot 100
The song Dream On by Aerosmith is sampled as the chorus.

“How we can come from practically nothing to being able to have any ****in’ thing that we wanted
That’s why we sing for these kids”


8. Without Me
Released in 2002 on the album The Eminem Show
Reached #2 on the Billboard Hot 100

“20 million other white rappers emerge, but no matter how many fish in the sea it’d be so empty without me”


7. Cleanin’ Out My Closet
Released 2002 on the album The Eminem Show
Peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100

“I maybe made some mistakes, But I’m only human, but I’m man enough to face them today, What I did was stupid, no doubt it was dumb”


6. My Name Is
Released in 1999 on the album The Slim Shady LP
Reached #36 on the Billboard Hot 100

“I just found out my mom does more dope than I do, I told her I’d grow up to be a famous rapper, Make a record about doing drugs and name it after her”


5. Love The Way You Lie – featuring Rihanna
Released in 2010 on album Recovery
The first song on our list to make it to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100

“High off her love, drunk from her hate, It’s like I’m huffing paint and I love her the more I suffer, I suffocate, And right before I’m about to drown, she resuscitates me”


4. Not Afraid
Released in 2010 on album Recovery
Peaked at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100

“We’ll walk this road together, through the storm, Whatever weather, cold or warm, Just letting you know that you’re not alone”


3. The Real Slim Shady
Released in 2000 on the album The Marshall Mathers LP
Reached #4 on the Billboard Hot 100

“The only difference is I got the balls to say it, In front of y’all and I don’t gotta be false or sugarcoated at all, I just get on the mic and spit it”


2. Stan featuring Dido
Released in 2000 on the album The Marshall Mathers LP
Even though it only peaked at #54 on Billboard, it does not tell the story. The song has and speaks raw emotion about a troubled fan.

“Dear Slim, you still ain’t called or wrote, I hope you have a chance, I ain’t mad – I just think it’s ****ED UP you don’t answer fans”


1. Lose Yourself
Released in 2002 on the album from the 8 Mile soundtrack. Won Grammy for best song in a film. Spent 12 weeks at number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. A great anthem to get you pumped up!

“You only get one shot, do not miss your chance to blow, This opportunity comes once in a lifetime yo, You better lose yourself in the music, the moment”


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Eminem Highest-Charting Songs – US

  • #1 Lose Yourself, 2002
  • #1 Crack a Bottle (featuring Dr. Dre and 50 Cent), 2009
  • #1 Not Afraid, 2010
  • #1 Love the Way You Lie (featuring Rihanna), 2010
  • #1 The Monster (featuring Rihanna), 2013
  • #2 Without Me, 2002
  • #2 Smack That (Akon featuring Eminem), 2006
  • #3 Berzerk, 2013
  • #3 Killshot, 2018
  • #3 Godzilla (featuring Juice Wrld), 2020
  • #4 The Real Slim Shady, 2000
  • #4 Cleanin’ Out My Closet, 2002
  • #4 I Need a Doctor (Dr. Dre featuring Eminem and Skylar Grey), 2011
  • #5 Homicide (Logic featuring Eminem), 2019
  • #6 Just Lose It, 2004
  • #6 Shake That (featuring Nate Dogg), 2006
  • #6 Lucky You (featuring Joyner Lucas), 2018
  • #7 Rap God, 2013
  • #8 When I’m Gone, 2005
  • #8 Forever (Drake featuring Kanye West, Lil Wayne, and Eminem), 2009
  • #8 The Ringer, 2018
  • #9 We Made You, 2009

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