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Beyonce Strikes 1.7 Million in U.S. Sales, Earns Grammy Boost

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Beyonce Strikes 1.7 Million in U.S. Sales, Earns Grammy Boost

Beyonce walked away from the 2014 Grammy Awards with a slight boost in sales for her fifth studio album.

According to trusted sources, the "Partition" singer's album sold 48,000 copies in the week following the awards, up 1 percent, to land at no.5 on the Billboard 200.

While not as big of a boost as one might expect, the 48k pushes Beyonce through to the 1.7 million mark in terms of U.S. album sales to date.

News of Beyonce's rise to 1.7 million in U.S. sales follows Platinum certification for sales of her fifth studio album in the UK.

As previously reported, The British Phonographic Industry certified the album Platinum over the weekend for sales exceeding 300,000 copies.

"Massive congratulations to @beyonce & the #BeyHive, her surprise self-titled visual album has officially gone Platinum in the UK!" the BPI shared via Twitter.

c: Billboard/Hits Daily Double.

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