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Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow” Earns 8x Platinum Honor In United States

“Bodak Yellow” takes another step toward diamond status.

Cardi B’s chart-topping brekathrough “Bodak Yellow” just reached a new multi-platinum tier in the United States.

According to the RIAA, the song hit the 8x platinum mark on June 4, 2019.

The award confirms 8 million in US song units. Each unit is equal to 1 paid download or 150 streams.

“Bodak Yellow,” as noted, reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. In the process, it catapulted Cardi B to superstardom within the music industry.

— In addition to the “Bodak Yellow” honor, the artist picked up a platinum (1 million) award for “Thru Your Phone.”

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