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Justin Bieber’s “Purpose” Receives Platinum Certification in the US

Justin Bieber [Purpose Cover]

Justin Bieber’s “Purpose” officially arrived on November 13, 2015.

On December 7, 2015, it was officially certified platinum by the RIAA.

That means Bieber’s album needed fewer than four weeks to achieve the distinction, which confirms a US shipment total of at least 1 million.

Through December 3, “Purpose” had generated over 835,000 in end-consumer US sales.

Not simply successful as a complete album, “Purpose” has already yielded a 2x-platinum single in “What Do You Mean?” and a platinum single in “Sorry.” “Where Are U Now,” which was formally promoted as a Skrillex & Diplo single but appears on the album, is 2x-platinum.

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

Contact Brian at brian.cantor[at]headlineplanet.com.

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