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Beyonce’s “Sorry” Certified Platinum In US; “Formation,” “Hold Up” Gold

Three singles from Beyonce’s “Lemonade” recently earned new RIAA certifications.

One was of the platinum variety, while the other two were gold honors.

The platinum certification went to “Sorry.” The award confirms 1 million in US units; each unit is equal to 1 paid download or 150 streams.

The gold awards, in observance of at least 500,000 confirmed units, went to “Formation” and “Hold Up.”

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