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The Weeknd’s “Starboy” Album Reaches 2x Platinum In US; 5 Million In Global Units

Republic touts the success of The Weeknd’s “Starboy.”

The Weeknd on SNL [Will Heath/NBC]

In a press alert for The Weeknd’s “Secrets” music video, Republic trumpets the success of the album on which it appears.

According to the note, the album recently earned a double-platinum certification in the United States. The certification confirms at least 2 million in US units.

Under the terms of the RIAA’s album program, each unit is equal to 1 album sale, 10 track sales or 1500 track streams.

Republic meanwhile notes that the album has crossed 5 million in global units.

“Starboy” has spawned hit singles in the title track, “I Feel It Coming,” and “Party Monster.” “Reminder” is currently climbing the rhythmic airplay chart.

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.

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