2006 – Eminem and his high school sweetheart were divorced for a second time, after being remarried in January of this same year. The couple agreed to share custody of their 10-year-old daughter, Hailie. The pair told a judge in Michigan they understood the divorce was to be the final ending, and there would not […]
2006 – Eminem marries his ex-wife Kim Mathers in Rochester, Mich. Among the guest list at the intimate ceremony: 50 Cent, Obie Trice, members of D12 and G-Unit. What a reception that must have been
2006 – Eminem and his ex-wife Kim Mathers apply for another marriage license in Mount Clemens, Mich. The couple were previously married from 1999 to 2001.
2006 – Eminem’s Curtain Call best of stays atop the U.K. albums chart, while X-Factor winner Shayne Ward’s “That’s My Goal” is the No. 1 single.
2005 – It’s like Love Story but with chainsaws. Eminem tells Detroit radio station WKQI-FM that he has reunited with estranged ex-wife Kim Mathers and that they plans to remarry.
2005 – Two days after cancelling his European tour, Eminem is hospitalized ” for dependency on sleep medication,” according to his label Interscope.
2005 – A bus carrying performers bound for the Denver stop on the Eminem/50 Cent Anger Management tour crashes into two tractor-trailers on I-70 near Odessa, Miss. Among the injured are rapper Stat Quo, who was briefly hospitalized and then released, and Eminem’s DJ, Alchemist, who recovers at a hospital in Kansas City, Mo.
2005 – Green Day’s American Idiot returns to the top of the U.S. album charts, knocking Eminem’s Encore down to No. 2. The highest new entry is the Beyond the Sea soundtrack, featuring actor Kevin Spacey singing Bobby Darin songs.
2005 – US CD sales rose for the first time in four years. The CD format accounted for 98% of the 666 million albums sold, according to research company Nielsen Soundscan. A total of 140 million digital tracks were legally downloaded during 2004, equivalent to 14 million albums. R&B star Usher was the biggest-selling artist […]
2005 – The owner of a recording studio where Eminem recorded his ‘Slim Shady’ LP was found shot dead. AJ Abdallah, who was 36, was discovered by a business colleague at the Detroit studio, it was thought he had been dead for at least two days. Police suggested that a robbery may also have taken […]
2004 – Eminem’s Encore reclaims the No. 1 albums spot from Tupac’s Loyal to the Game. The highest new entry is rapper Mannie Fresh, whose The Mind of Mannie bows at No. 59. In case you were wondering what was on Mannie’s mind, one of the tracks is called “Pu**y Power.”