go platinum

go platinum

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

(of a recording) achieve sales meriting a platinum disc.
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'If you have a good content and a unique style, it will eventually go platinum. That's what I tell myself and everyone around.
This is the second album by JYP Entertainment's top-charting girl group Twice to go platinum on Gaon's new accreditation charts, which was first introduced by the Korea Music Content Industry Association in April and went into effect at the beginning of this year.
Not only did her record with Grande go platinum multiple times, but another one of her songs, "Swalla" with Jason Derulo, has also had success.
With a career spanning five decades, Benson is one of the most recognisable names in music and his 1976 album, Breezin', redefined the world of jazz when it became the first jazz album to go platinum.
Featuring Bruce on lead vocals, the band's originals like "Sunshine of Your Love," "White Room" and "I Feel Free" would quickly become standards, and the group's third album, "Wheels of Fire," was the first double-LP to go platinum, effectively legitimizing the format.
It's been a whirlwind 12 months for Jessie who has hit the number one spot in 19 countries, sold 11 million singles and seen her debut album Who You Are go platinum.
The record went gold after just two weeks and is set to go platinum by Christmas.
AMBITION: To get signed by a major record label and go platinum with a world tour.
The chart-toppers saw their first album go platinum and sell around 600,000 copies while their second, Against All Odds, went platinum within two months of release.
The Florence And The Machine singer released her debut album Lungs in June - and saw it go platinum.
Bookies were forced to close the book on the festive battle after a string of bets, and Leona is duly set to go platinum today after selling 100,000 copies in a matter of hours.
To go platinum a fiction book must sell over 50,000 copies and a non-fiction book over 100,000 copies
The North Wales-born bass baritone's album Bryn has already sold some 200,000 copies and is expected to go platinum by the end of the week.
His debut album sold more than five million copies and is set to go platinum in the US.