No Surprise Here: Beyonce’s ‘Lemonade’ Goes Platinum

By |2016-06-08T16:43:32+00:00June 8th, 2016|Categories: News, R&B News|Tags: |0 Comments

Well, we expected this, didn’t we? Actually I’m surprised it took THIS long!

Beyonce’s highly-anticipated album Lemonade arrived in April, and today (June 8) it’s been certified by the RIAA as platinum!

“#LEMONADE is Platinum, @Beyonce! Congratulations!,” the RIAA announced in a tweet today.

This makes Bey’s sixth album (out of six) that have hit 1 million or more copies sold. In it’s first week, Lemonade sold over 600.5k units, according to Nielsen Music. 485,000 units were through album sales alone. The album also rose to  #1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart.

That’s quite the feat in today’s music industry landscape. Congrats to Bey!

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