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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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I've just gone platinum. Why would it fail?' Dad wanted me to become a lawyer like him.
On the plus side, her compilation Greatest Hits - My Prerogative, has gone platinum since its November release.
Hartlepool publican Colin Coomb didn't strike gold when he left the Army - but he has since gone platinum.
Their last album, Home - the first to be released on their own label - has gone platinum, cementing the group's comeback.
His album hasjust gone platinum and I was trying to persuade him to make one with me, on which we would record wellknown duets.
With over 40 million albums sold, a multiple Grammy and CMA award winner, 30 number one singles and 14 albums that have gone platinum, the audience at Symphony Hall were in no doubt about Reba's pedigree before she arrived on stage.
On Tuesday, the singer expressed her affection for friend Nicki Minaj, who she has worked with on several songs, after a fan brought to her attention that she and Minaj's latest song together has gone platinum.
The four-piece are due to release their third studio album on November 6 and since winning The X Factor in 2011, their first two records - DNA and Salute - have both gone platinum. They've also successfully become one of Britain's greatest exports with massive worldwide tours, breaking the Spice Girls' long-held record of highest debut US chart position for a UK girl group in the process.
After huge success in the UK, the X Factor winner's debut album Spirit has now gone platinum in Australia and Canada and gold in Italy, Japan and the US.
Her group has sold more than 35 million records worldwide, and her solo album, Dangerously In Love, has gone platinum in the UK, while fellow 22-year-old Britney Spears has only sold around 17 million albums.
And their debut album, Busted, has already gone platinum, and is this week at No 4.