The Weeknd’s “Starboy” Single Certified Platinum In UK; Album Goes Silver

The Weeknd in Starboy Video [Republic]

The Weeknd’s album “Starboy” — and its title track featuring Daft Punk — both received UK certifications this week.

According to the BPI, the album earned a silver honor. The single was officially crowned platinum in the United Kingdom.

The silver album certification confirms 60,000 in UK album units. The album award signifies 600,000 in UK single units.

The album and single respectively peaked at #5 and #2 in the UK.

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