The Weeknd Is The Only Artist To Earn A 2X Platinum Album In The Last Year


The Weeknd released his third studio album, Starboy back in Nov. 2016, but it is apparently still breaking boundaries. According to a new report, the album has gone 2X platinum, making him the first artist to earn a multi-platinum album within the last year.


Starboy reportedly surpassed the two million sold mark earlier this month. In addition to the new milestone, the album already has four platinum singles, including, “Starboy,” “I Feel It Coming,” “Party Monster,” and “Reminder.”

On Monday (Oct. 16), The Weeknd hopped on Instagram to share his new plaques. The singer also reportedly received recognition for having more than 35 million RIAA song awards over the past five years.

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