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Ruth B’s “Lost Boy” Reaches 3x Platinum In United States

Ruth B’s breakthrough single is officially triple platinum.

“Lost Boy,” the breakthrough single from Canadian artist Ruth B, just reached a new multi-platinum tier in the United States.

According to the RIAA, “Lost Boy” crossed the triple-platinum threshold on June 28, 2018. The award confirms 3 million in US units.

Each unit is equal to 1 paid download or 150 streams.

“Lost Boy,” which charted at US adult contemporary, hot adult contemporary and pop radio, peaked at #24 on the overall Billboard Hot 100.

It also earned a spot on Headline Planet’s list of the Best Pop Hits of 2016.

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