Solo debut with the independent album <i>Infinite</i>
Released the independent album, <i>The Slim Shady EP</i>
Signed with Dr. Dre, founder of Aftermath Entertainment
Major-label debut, <i>Slim Shady LP</i>
Released the record breaking album <i>The Marshall Mathers LP</i>
First significant acting role, the semi-autobiographical "8 Mile," directed by Curtis Hanson
Released third major album, <i>The Eminem Show</i>
Released the album, <i>Encore</i>, with the hit single "Just Lose It"
Released the greatest hits album <i>Curtain Call: The Hits</i>; earned a Grammy nomination for "Shake That" featuring Nate Dogg
Released the tell-all autobiography <i>The Way I Am</i>
Released the album, <i>Relapse</i>, which included a collaboration with Dr. Dre & 50 Cent for the song, "Crack a Bottle"; earned three Grammy nominations, including Best Rap Album
Earned 10 Grammy nominations for the album, <i>Recovery</i>, including Album of the Year and Record of the Year
Released <i>The Marshall Mathers LP 2</i>, featuring the hit Rihanna duet "The Monster."
Celebrated the 15th anniversary of his label Shady Records with the various artists compilation <i>Shady XV</i>
Appeared as a version of himself in "The Interview"