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News: Drake’s ‘Scorpion’ Album Breaks Spotify & Apple’s Streaming Records

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News: Drake’s ‘Scorpion’ Album Breaks Spotify & Apple’s Streaming Records

Drake’s new Scorpion album is already breaking records on several music streaming services. The new album is set to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard Album Charts with the most streams so far by any artist in 2018. Scorpion is already said to have gone platinum according to the RIAA. It has already broken […]

News: Jay-Z’s ‘4:44’ Album Is Certified Platinum In Less Than a Week

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News: Jay-Z’s ‘4:44’ Album Is Certified Platinum In Less Than a Week

Thanks to Jay-Z’s #NewRules mantra introduced after the release of his Magna Carta Holy Grail project, he has some celebrating to do. His new 13the solo studio album 4:44 which was released less than a week ago is now certified platinum according to The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The numbers are based solely […]

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

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

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. […]

News: J. Cole’s ‘4 Your Eyez Only’ Album Goes Gold

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News: J. Cole’s ‘4 Your Eyez Only’ Album Goes Gold

J. Cole’s new album 4 Your Eyez Only had not one guest feature but managed to go Gold according to RIAA sipping a total of 500,000 copies. The album is on its’ way to going Platinum selling a total of 492,000 copies in the first week alone. You can check out a list of additional […]

News: Nelly’s ‘Country Grammar’ Album Goes Diamond

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News: Nelly’s ‘Country Grammar’ Album Goes Diamond

It’s been over 16 years since Nelly dropped his debut album Country Grammar, and he gets good news. The album is officially certified platinum according to the RIAA and becomes only the eighth rap album to sell over 10 million copies. He was surprised on on Monday night in Philly and was presented with the […]

News: Future’s ‘Dirty Sprite 2’ Goes Platinum

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News: Future’s ‘Dirty Sprite 2’ Goes Platinum

After having to cancel The Roots Picnic performance and Hot 97 Summer Jam, Future does have something to celebrate as he earns his first ever official Platinum album according to the RIAA. His Dirty Sprit 2 or DS2 album has surpassed the one million mark in sales which makes for his second platinum plaque after […]

News: RIAA’s New Rules Change Pushes Several Albums To Platinum Status

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News: RIAA’s New Rules Change Pushes Several Albums To Platinum Status

Jay-Z has changes the game forever with the partnership release of his Magna Carter, Holy Grail with Samsung a few years back. Following his lead, Rihanna’s new album ANTI was certified Platinum in just a day due to her partnership with the brand as well. The RIAA has now decided to recognize streams when tracking […]

Here’s How Rihanna’s ‘ANTI’ Album Went Platinum

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Here’s How Rihanna’s ‘ANTI’ Album Went Platinum

Rihanna’s new album ANTI is certified Platinum according to RIAA, the company who provides plaques when albums go gold, platinum and diamond. They sent out a tweet via twitter to congratulate RiRi on the success of the album. But, if you’re wondering just how the ANTI album hit the platinum mark so quick, read on. […]