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Pink Receives Platinum Certifications For “Beautiful Trauma” Album, Lead Single “What About Us”

P!nk picked up a pair of RIAA certifications Thursday.

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The RIAA presented P!nk with a double dose of good news Thursday.

The artist’s 2017 album “Beautiful Trauma” — and its lead single “What About Us” — both attained platinum status in the United States.

The platinum album certification confirms 1 million in US album units. Each unit is equal to 1 sale, 10 track sales or 1500 track streams.

The single certification also confirms 1 million units, but in that case, the units are equal to 1 paid download or 150 streams.

“Beautiful Trauma” debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200. “What About Us” peaked at #13 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Written by Brian Cantor

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