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go gold

(of an audio recording) To sell enough copies to achieve "gold" status. (The necessary total varies from country to country.) Our band had much more clout with the record label once our album went gold.
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go gold

(of a recording) achieve sales meriting a gold disc.
See also: gold
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At the tender age of 13, Britain's Got Talent's Faryl Smith is set to become the first classical artist to go gold within a week of releasing a debut album.
It was the first debut record to go gold in Britain, and reached the top ten in the United States, and was an influence of a hybrid of American country-rock later called rockabilly.
Sophie saw her debut album Tongues and Tails go gold and win her a Grammy nomination in 1992.
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SUPERSTAR Alan Jackson has carved out yet another musical milestone as the first country artist to go gold on the digital single download market.
Jamie Cullum, dubbed the David Beckham of the jazz world, has seen his debut major label album go gold in just a fortnight.
The 45meg demo contains a complete level (with one game-play mode) drawn from the full version of Mobile Forces, which is expected to go gold through Majesco and hit North American store shelves this year.
Jamie Cullum, 24, has seen his first major album go gold in just a fortnight.
The sequel to Burn & Go(TM), ValuSoft's highly successful debut CD-Recording program, Burn & Go Gold features HotBurn from Iomega.
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Since the formation of Cypress Hill a decade ago, the group has sold over 12 million albums worldwide, watched each of their five studio albums go gold, platinum, or multi-platinum, and toured with such artists as Rage Against the Machine, House of Pain, the Fugees, and Busta Rhymes.
Since then, Duncan has toured with Shawn Colvin, earned a Grammy nomination and watched his single Wishful Thinking help the Great Expectations soundtrack go gold.
With the current obsession of the 1970s era and all of its memorabilia, coupled with the huge response so far to the news of 'A Walton's Christmas: Together Again,' we have every reason to believe the album will go Gold (500,000 copies) this year.