Jay-Z’s monumental success in the music-industry continues to shine as he recently achieved a remarkable milestone: his 2009 album “The-Blueprint-3” has now earned him his 10th double-platinum album.
This exceptional feat further solidifies his position as a true icon. By December 2014, Jay-Z had sold an impressive 29,179,000 studio albums in the United States alone. His extensive discography boasts thirteen solo studio albums, four collaboration albums, one live album, one compilation album, one soundtrack album, two extended plays, a remarkable one hundred and fifteen singles (including forty-five as a featured artist), nine promotional singles, and an astounding eighty-two music videos.
Notably, his sixth studio album, “The Blueprint,” released in September 2001, claimed the top spot on the Billboard 200 chart and gave birth to Jay-Z’s first Billboard Hot 100 top ten single, “Izzo (H.O.V.A.).”.
With the release of “The-Blueprint-3” in September 2009, Jay-Z surpassed the legendary Elvis Presley as the solo artist with the most number-one albums on the Billboard 200. In addition to this achievement, Hov has garnered double-platinum certification for nine other albums, further cementing his status as an unparalleled force in the music-industry.