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Drake’s “Scorpion” Earns 5x Platinum Certification In United States

Drake’s “Scorpion” blasts to 5x platinum status.

Drake - Scorpion Cover via OVO Sound

Drake’s chart-topping album “Scorpion” is officially halfway to diamond status.

The smash hit LP just received a 5x platinum certification from the RIAA. Issued on October 31, the award signifies 5 million in US units. Each unit is equal to 1 album sale, 10 track sales or 1500 track streams.

Featuring hits like “In My Feelings,” “God’s Plan” and “Nice For What,” the 2018 album was one of the best performers of the past several years. A Billboard chart sensation, it also earned General Field nominations at the 2019 Grammy Awards.

Written by Brian Cantor

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