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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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Third album Best Damn Thing went platinum in the UK and has sold 4.
The College Dropout, which went platinum and helped earn West three Mobo Awards, topped the annual Poll of Polls, compiled by HMV.
His debut album went platinum in two weeks and he got his own waxwork at Madame Tussauds.
went platinum and a series of festival dates cemented their burgeoning reputation for fresh-faced jangly indie rock.
I got more calls about that than when we got signed or went platinum.
His debut album, released in September, went platinum on release.
On his last album, ``Nada Es Igual,'' Luis Miguel rolled out a slick rhythmfest of dance tracks and ready-for-top-40 ballads that went platinum in the United States and in more than 13 Spanish-speaking countries.
The Strokes shot to fame in 2003 after their debut offering, Room On Fire, went platinum.
The 27-song collection, which includes all their UK and US number ones, went platinum, selling 319,126 copies within a week of its release.
The 27-song album went platinum, selling 319,126 copies within a week.
His debut album, ``Ready to Die,'' went platinum, selling more than 1 million copies.