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News: Kendrick Lamar’s ‘DAMN’ Album Goes Platinum

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Kendrick Lamar’s new album DAMN is now certified platinum as announced by the RIAA. The new LP, the third studio solo release from Kendrick, has now official sold over 1 million copies in both streams and actual album sales.

His new album shot to the top of the Billboard charts moving 603,000 equivalent album units. The LP earned Kendrick the highest debut for an artists album in a week in 2017. DAMN is the follow-up to his Untitled Unmastered released last year and 2015’s To Pimp a Butterfly. Industry insiders forecasted sales between 530,000 and 550,000 units while the album surpassed those number and kept going.