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Childish Gambino’s “Redbone” Earns Double Platinum Certification In US

“Redbone” ascends to multi-platinum status in the United States.

This week has been a momentous one for Donald “Childish Gambino” Glover.

Thursday, he received multiple Emmy nominations for his FX series “Atlanta.”

Three days earlier, his hit single “Redbone” went multi-platinum in the United States.

Issued by the RIAA, the certification confirms 2 million in US units. Each unit is equal to 1 paid download or 150 streams.

“Redbone” is the reigning #1 song at rhythmic radio.

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