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Winning : Nicki Minaj’s ‘Pink Friday : Roman Reloaded” Certified Platinum

nicki pink friday roman reloaded Winning : Nicki Minajs Pink Friday : Roman Reloaded Certified Platinum

It may have taken its time to do it, but today saw Nicki Minaj’s ‘Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded‘ bring news we’re sure will have many a ‘Barb‘ beaming.

Marking the latest feat scored by the Rap release, it has now been certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.

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NICKI MINAJ PLATINUM CERTIFICATION Winning : Nicki Minajs Pink Friday : Roman Reloaded Certified Platinum

With over 900,000 copies sold worldwide, the LP has been certified Platinum in the US  for shipments of 1,000,000- extending her lead as one of 2012’s highest selling acts, and cementing her status as one of the fastest selling Rappers in chart history.

All this, without the benefit of a US #1 single and the first week sales many had hoped to see the Rapper rake in on in the week commencing April 2nd.

Set to hit the 1 million copies sold worldwide mark by July’s end, these sales are likely to land Minaj a favorable spot on Billboard’s 2012 Year- End chart.

The same chart, which saw her debut album ‘Pink Fridayoutsell Rihanna‘s ‘Loud’ and Chris Brown‘s ‘FAME‘ in the US.

Well done Barbz!

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    June 26, 2012 at 5:12 pm
    monsterHive says:
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    Yay! So happy for her. You should post Justin’s Believe first week sales 373K!

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      June 26, 2012 at 6:04 pm
      OpD2 says:
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      i thought believe first week is gold…….

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    June 26, 2012 at 5:18 pm
    justsomekid says:
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    Thriller >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
    tbh.

    In a few years when she’s irrelevant I’ll come back to your website and laugh my ass off. That’s all. Bai now.

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      June 27, 2012 at 3:42 pm
      FAF says:
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      It wont matter, hun b/c in a few years she’ll be doing voiceovers for movies with grammys on her mantle and movies under her belt… she’s not another kim 40 & rapping…

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    June 26, 2012 at 5:19 pm
    Viciousss says:
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    Congrats to her.

    Some may hate her but she’s really winning at the game. Her MAC Viva Glam shade STAYS sold out.

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    June 26, 2012 at 5:20 pm
    Alex Thomas says:
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    The best female rapper.

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    June 26, 2012 at 5:22 pm
    FanOfMusic says:
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    522,000 – PINK FRIDAY: ROMAN RELOADED – Nicki Minaj

    Thas a loooooooong way from a million. Since u r fans of Nicki u don’t post the real. She shipped platinum and has ONLY SOLD GOLD!!!!

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      June 26, 2012 at 6:05 pm
      OpD2 says:
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      he didn’t say she sold platinum,it say ship were in the post did you see anyone say she sold platinum?

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        June 26, 2012 at 9:26 pm
        theman says:
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        album sales go by shipments not sales. So if they shipped a million units then…. I think “YM” did that to make her abum seem more successful than it actually is. If she were at 800 to 900k then i would get it.

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    June 26, 2012 at 5:22 pm
    Ugh says:
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    Good for her! It’ll be interesting to see what her next album does, since she’s already declining.

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    June 26, 2012 at 5:23 pm
    Steve says:
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    Good job Nicki ! Keep up the good work.

    Although I hope her 3rd Album is waaaayyyyy better than her 2nd. I would prefer more Inspirational songs like ‘Fly’ ‘Last Chance’ & ‘Masquerade’ and less diss songs like ‘Stupid h**’..

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    June 26, 2012 at 5:24 pm
    Belladonna says:
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    You Go Nicki You show everyone that you dont need to do the same old Hip-hop s*** all the time witch buy the way is mostly looked upon as negative anyways by the world witch is why pop sells more in every country,you can switch it up and do Dance.Pop,R&B and what ever the hell else you want to do! Good Job!

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    June 26, 2012 at 5:28 pm
    Auntie_Jackie says:
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    Here’s to hoping her next album is much more cohesive! Congrats are in order to her.

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    June 26, 2012 at 5:30 pm
    Chile Please!! says:
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    WHO GIVES A FLYING KARATE KICK f***!!! THE ONLY REASON WHY HER SALES SHOT UP WAS BECAUSE OF THE STUNT POOR ROSENHERB & FUNK GIRLY FLEX PULLED AT SUMMER JAM. IMO SHE’S STILL WACK & I MEAN THAT IN BOTH WAYS. NEEEEEEEEEEXXXT!! AZEALIA IS COMING FOR YOU GIRL!!! HIDE YA WIG!!

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      June 27, 2012 at 11:26 am
      WELL DAMN! says:
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      A WHO? is coming for WHAT?

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    June 26, 2012 at 5:34 pm
    kai pretty says:
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    it just goes to show u how in the hell is she platinum when Chris brown f.a.m.e album sold 900k and still isn’t platinum trey songz last to 2 album sold 900k and still no platinum hell even mary j blige album sold 650k and she ain’t platinum somebody is lying cuz she just went pass 500k the other week need they really need to change up some rules don’t give out awards until that person sold it

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      June 26, 2012 at 6:07 pm
      Kissy_Minaj says:
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      And this is the same procedure they used to judge CB, so what are u trying to say? That the RIAA is now showing favoritism to Nicki? GTFOH! Shipped is the same as purchases, because the record stores have to purchase the records in order to be able to offer it to the public, so it’s a purchase. It doesn’t even matter how many ppl buy it from the stores, it’s how many is bought from the record company. Some people are so daft it aint even funny no mo!

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        June 26, 2012 at 6:15 pm
        CBE says:
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        b**** you crazy if we use this system F.A.M.E is platinum , it sold close to 900k already, Nicki is on less then 550 and they certified her for shipments? LOL! if thats not favouritism then I just dont know… she flopped by her standards but yeah Gold is okay but please stop hyping this b**** up. Im done

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        June 27, 2012 at 11:36 am
        WELL DAMN! says:
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        @Kissy_Minaj…. You are so right. They don’t understand that once the albums are purchased from the label it’s a sale. The stores ask for it, the label ships it… SOLD!

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        June 27, 2012 at 3:44 pm
        FAF says:
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        ROTFL!! next they’re gonna say illuminati works with the RIAA & Nicki sold her soul to be on top… but yet when it took beyonce ‘4’ months to go platinum no one had s*** to say
        honey face it!!!!!! nicki is a rapper!!!!! killin the game!!!!!!!!! if she was pop she wouldn’t curse damn near every f****** line so come w/ another excuse!!!!!!!!!!! these hoes just pressed b/c their idol kimberly cannot come back out w/ them same mother goose lyrics about her c****** that was hot in the ’80s…

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    June 26, 2012 at 5:34 pm
    Jia says:
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    Notice how they NEVER can say just how much she’s sold in the US. LMAO

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      June 27, 2012 at 3:45 pm
      FAF says:
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      these are us sales.. god damn can u read u illiterate b****??? RIAA is in AMERICA dumbass

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        June 27, 2012 at 5:08 pm
        Pops says:
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        “With over 900,000 copies sold worldwide, the LP has been certified Platinum in the US for shipments of 1,000,000- extending her lead as one of 2012′s highest selling acts, and cementing her status as one of the fastest selling Rappers in chart history.”

        Where did they mention her US sales (534K)? Illiterate.

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    June 26, 2012 at 5:35 pm
    MichaelAngelo says:
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    Show me the receipts!! Bump the numbers game…Where is the quality and the classics from Nicki??

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    June 26, 2012 at 5:36 pm
    the real xoxo says:
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    lol, it took nearly 3x as long as PF did to go platinum. and it hasnt even sold 800-900k, its sold just over 500k!

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    June 26, 2012 at 5:37 pm
    DRB says:
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    Yet the sales are 500,000 copies away from actually selling platinum. b******* receipts is what this is.

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      June 27, 2012 at 3:46 pm
      FAF says:
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      sureeeee and RIAA is just a conspiracy….
      kinda like when lil kim got 5 mics eh??? when her manager hillary was f****** the owner of the source??
      but she still got it, right?????
      ROFL @ u haters

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    June 26, 2012 at 5:41 pm
    juanito2628 says:
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    Actually the certification is based of the units it’s shipped. Not the actual sales. ‘Pink Friday … Roman Reloaded’ is struggling to surpass the 600.000 mark. Also Sam, how you didn’t make a post 2 months ago when ‘Talk That Talk’ was certified platinum (based of shipments)?

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      June 26, 2012 at 5:42 pm
      juanito2628 says:
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      *come*

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      June 26, 2012 at 6:20 pm
      Kween says:
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      Thats because the RIAA hasn’t certified Talk that Talk platinum yet! Go check http://www.riaa.com/goldandplatinumdata.php?content_selector=gold-platinum-searchable-database search Talk that Talk and its only certified gold. They need to hurry up and certify her!

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        June 27, 2012 at 11:32 am
        Ohreally says:
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        @Kween

        I think you are the most honest Navy member on here. These other girls like @Teacher will lie like there is no tomorrow. Thank you for providing the proof once again.

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    June 26, 2012 at 5:43 pm
    Nahjee says:
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    Congrats nicki congrats.. You work hard for female rap you put it back on the map and make it interesting again.

    Congrats!

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    June 26, 2012 at 5:47 pm
    Jayla says:
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    i knew once i clicked on this article i would see the f*** as the first ones too spew hate… she’s winning compared to any of you, CASE CLOSED

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      June 26, 2012 at 5:50 pm
      Jayla says:
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      The f*** dislike this statement haha. always hating on these womwn, you wish you were her

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    June 26, 2012 at 5:47 pm
    Wow says:
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    They had to ship 500k because the album didn’t sell in US? Who cares about this certification if she barely sold half a platinum? haha.

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    June 26, 2012 at 5:53 pm
    I Judge Flops says:
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    FLOP!

    SINCE SAM ISN’T TELLING THE TRUTH I WILL.

    SORRY BARBZ BUT THE ALBUM HASN’T EVEN SOLD 530k Iin the states. The album has been. OVER SHIPPED Aand Nicki is so scares of being a flop that she begged her label to certify it platinum . THIS ALBUM FLOPPED

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      June 26, 2012 at 5:54 pm
      Jayla says:
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      another f**

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        June 26, 2012 at 5:56 pm
        FP says:
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        f** or not he told the truth

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        June 26, 2012 at 6:01 pm
        I Judge Flops says:
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        hahahha yo mad Nicki didn’t sell what she use too. FLOP. That is what she get for selling out and doing pop Records.

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        June 26, 2012 at 6:11 pm
        Jayla says:
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        Why would i be mad what she sells? She aint paying me regardless, U need more important things to worry about, because this lady is getting paid anyway

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        June 26, 2012 at 6:24 pm
        I Judge Flops says:
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        you obviously are mad honey that’s why you are attacking everyone for posting the TRUE TEA ON THAT FLOP ASS h**

        and f***** you sure are defending her likely getting paid. Don’t act like for one second you are not a pressed loosed booty ass f*****.

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        June 26, 2012 at 6:33 pm
        Jayla says:
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        females are f*** now? ok lol, No wonder you gays are always getting attacked, makes me want to vomit.

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        June 26, 2012 at 6:37 pm
        Champ Boy says:
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        Jayla not all us gays are this obsessed & filthy

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      June 26, 2012 at 6:28 pm
      Kween says:
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      Why you hating though??? Making up LIES though??? This is also made the difference in Kim going platinum with Notorious Kim! She didn’t sell that many in 2 months! when she didn’t even go platinum with hardcore until a YEAR later. Go check I’m Right! She released Hardcore Oct 23 1996 and yet it wasn’t certified platinum for selling nor shipping platinum until Jun 1997! We did that s*** in 4 weeks with our 1st album! Aww OKAY!

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        June 27, 2012 at 9:33 am
        Mickie says:
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        What lies? And what does Kim have to do with this?

        But, Kim could have shipped platinum with Hardcore that same month, and receive the platinum certification but that doesn’t mean she would have sold a mill. Just like Nicki did now, she ain’t CLOSE to a mill.

        There is NO WAY to be sure unless you dig up weekly sales from the 90s and early 00s so until then, don’t assume. What we have here is factual and easier to find.

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        June 27, 2012 at 4:34 pm
        I Judge Flops says:
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        FIRST ALBUM! SHE USED TO BE HOT. NOW SHE IS IRRELEVANT

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    June 26, 2012 at 6:02 pm
    Kissy_Minaj says:
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    The RIAA said its platinum! What, you don’t believe the RIAA now? You haters will look for any xcuse to hate on Nicki. It’s the same criteria they use to judge ALL other records. Their decision stands and if u hate it, well too bad lol.

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      June 26, 2012 at 6:20 pm
      CBE says:
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      Stuck on stupid LOL!

      RIAA would put an Arab d*** up your ass and you would like because its the RIAA!

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        June 26, 2012 at 6:22 pm
        Jayla says:
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        they so mad!

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        June 26, 2012 at 7:03 pm
        Kissy_Minaj says:
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        Y U Mad tho? Stay Mad!

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        June 26, 2012 at 7:05 pm
        Kissy_Minaj says:
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        Did they stick one up yours when they certified Notorious platinum? I guess not, cause its Kim right? Right? Okkkk…

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      June 26, 2012 at 7:11 pm
      CBE says:
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      LOL you so funny! everyone who is laughing at this candy b**** is a Kim stan? lol so paranoid!

      CBE TEAMBREEZY LEGGO!!!

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      June 27, 2012 at 2:06 am
      Team KIMMY says:
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      b****

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      June 27, 2012 at 3:47 pm
      FAF says:
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      @Kissy EXACTLY!!!!!!!!!!

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    June 26, 2012 at 6:03 pm
    BLACK MADONNA says:
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    GET EM NICKI !!!

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    June 26, 2012 at 6:10 pm
    OpD2 says:
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    gratz nicki,the experiment you triad with pfrr alot of people obviously didn’t take kindly to hip-hop and pop on the same album,so i hope next time she release a full hip-hop are full pop album are just try to fine that common ground, anyways keep doing you nicki.

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    June 26, 2012 at 6:13 pm
    Benron says:
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    Um her fans brag about her outselling Loud but…… I do not thik she did by much, Her album is at 1.8 and ihs is at something above 1.8 aswell…

    F.A.M.E Was at 875000 so they both destroyed him!

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      June 26, 2012 at 6:16 pm
      Jayla says:
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      & how much u sold? i’ll wait…..

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        July 12, 2012 at 10:56 am
        Dadonroman says:
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        LMFAAAOO “and how much you sold?”

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    June 26, 2012 at 6:22 pm
    swaggin says:
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    YOU USUALLY HAVE TO SALE CLOSE TO A MILL TO HAVE CERTIFIED SHIPMENT OF A MILL..BUT EITHER WAY IM SORRY THIS GETS NO PROPS b**** JUST SOLD 500K AND ITS ABOUT TO STOP SELLING ..I KNOW SOME PPL COME UP WITH CRAZY IDEAS LIKE “YMCMB BOUGHT THE FIRST WEEK COPIES” BUT THIS SOUND LIKE SOME HAND THE RIAA SOME $ UNDER THE TABLE TO SAVE FACE TYPE s*** FOR REAL

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    June 26, 2012 at 6:26 pm
    CBE says:
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    We certifying shipments now? and even if the album hasnt sold close to 1 mil we still certify it? RIAA? smdh… I just love industry darlings flop and the powers in the industry try to help them crawl till they can waaalk agaaain and FLYYYY!!! oops who cut of nicki’s wings.

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    June 26, 2012 at 6:30 pm
    TheUltimateShade says:
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    It is not platinum though….

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    June 26, 2012 at 6:35 pm
    Champ Boy says:
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    Congrats Nicki, The rap queen right now

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    June 26, 2012 at 6:37 pm
    Girrrl says:
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    We’re celebrating shipments to overshadow actual sales. I’ll keep that in mind.

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      June 26, 2012 at 10:23 pm
      Kissy_Minaj says:
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      Thats what platinum means, it doesn’t mean actual sales which is hard to keep track of. as soon as a record company (Universal) sell/ship a million it will be certified, because that’s what they sold. Its then up to the record stores to make a profit off it (they buy it from the record company cheaper) and sell it off. If the demand is high they order more. And obviously the demand was high because Universal was able to sell/ship a million.
      Some people actually think that record companies give the albums to record stores for free hoping that the stores will sell it for them. Wrong, the record stores have to purchase the albums first.

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        June 27, 2012 at 9:45 am
        Rhi says:
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        You’re right to a certain extent. Artists who ship a mill are usually the big ones (the albums wouldn’t remain 600K copies unsold, per example.)

        But Nicki is at least 500K away from a mill and her album these past 3 months has been selling slow.

        Sales are tracked by Nielson Soundscan and so far Nicki has sold 534K

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    June 26, 2012 at 6:44 pm
    Casual says:
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    “Shipped” has always been the certification standard with the RIAA. But this makes no sense in the Soundscan/iTunes era we are currently in. I think labels don’t want to move on b/c they can basically buy certs when they want to.

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    June 26, 2012 at 6:46 pm
    BEYONCE'S WEAVE says:
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    Yep, Nicki is slaying. Go get that money Nicki and the haters will fume at this news. Haters will start throwing all sorts of garbage at her but it still wont change the fact that Nicki is slaying.

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      June 26, 2012 at 8:30 pm
      out to ruin Sam the editor says:
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      GO KILL YOURSELF b****, GO CRAWL BACK UP YOUR MOM’S p**** HOLE YOU f***-TARD, IM SICK OF SEE YOU ON THAT FAKE JUICE….

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        June 26, 2012 at 9:20 pm
        BEYONCE'S WEAVE says:
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        In English please!

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    June 26, 2012 at 6:53 pm
    MIND _IT says:
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    DEAD!!! she didn’t even go GOLD yet, her sells are some where around 480k in the US. her shipments are around a million. The music industry is so rigged .

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      June 26, 2012 at 7:07 pm
      Kissy_Minaj says:
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      Ahh, so this means Kim’s ‘Notorious’ was rigged too right?

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        June 27, 2012 at 9:13 am
        Smh says:
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        Sweetie She Sold 530k In The U.s As Of Now Dumbass.

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    June 26, 2012 at 7:14 pm
    ENOUGH ONIKA says:
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    Who cares??? The b*tch SHIPPED a million? Who gonna buy that anymore? It’s gonna sit in the warehouse of super walmart then their gonna send it right back to YM Records!

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      June 26, 2012 at 8:32 pm
      out to ruin Sam the editor says:
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      lol AT 100%OFF

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        June 26, 2012 at 9:03 pm
        ENOUGH ONIKA says:
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        mk, let us continue to watch her decline in sales…

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      June 27, 2012 at 9:14 am
      Smh says:
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      She Had A 41% Increase In Sales This Week… Look it Up Hater

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        June 27, 2012 at 11:09 am
        ENOUGH ONIKA says:
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        oh wow, 1,000 copies….percents don’t mean sh*t if you ain’t selling to begin with.

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    June 26, 2012 at 7:27 pm
    Benron says:
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    Yes we can tell she shhipped a million even tho she sold half of that she shipped a million, SMH @ all the online pics of it in the trash.

    Don’t bring Rih into this, Pink friday didn’t outsell Loud, or if it did they even out by now, it probably had a lead over loud because rihanna started promoting #TTT in september!

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      June 27, 2012 at 11:41 am
      Ohreally says:
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      They are speaking of the US sales of LOUD and PF, and in the US PF has sold more albums than LOUD despite having 3 number 1’s off of it. It is not even and Rihanna did not stop promoting it. She was on tour, she finished that era and moved into the TTT era. Just like Nicki finished PF era and moved into the PF:RR era. Just face the facts if it’s not $1.29 ppl in the US are not buying it from RIRI.

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    June 26, 2012 at 7:28 pm
    RomanSon says:
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    The label doesn’t ship unless there’s DEMAND! If nobody wanted the album then who would they ship it to?

    Haters WILL deal, the barbz will have their tea and watch …

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      June 27, 2012 at 9:49 am
      Rhi says:
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      But her sales aren’t proving she’s high in demand. Pink Friday was high in demand she did plat in 3 weeks and half a mill in 2 week. Roman Reloaded did half a mill in 3 MONTHS

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        June 27, 2012 at 3:40 pm
        FAF says:
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        2 honey… it came out in april.. its june can u count??? #KEEPUP
        & either way u skin the cow its still PLATINUM CERTIFIED

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        June 27, 2012 at 5:12 pm
        Rhi says:
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        @FAF

        She released it on April 2. It’s nearly the end of June, that’s WELL OVER 2 months.

        And sure it may be platinum but her sales aren’t equivalent to a platinum plaque yet

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      June 27, 2012 at 7:30 pm
      FAF says:
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      b**** THE ALBUM WAS GOLD THE FIRST WEEK OF JUNE…. SINCE THEN SHE HAS SHIPPED PLATINUM. IS IT HARD TO COMPREHEND GO GOOGLE IT!!!!!!!! SHE DID NOT TAKE NO 3 f***** MONTHS TO GO GOLD, DUMBASS!!!

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    June 26, 2012 at 7:43 pm
    Truth says:
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    b****

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      June 26, 2012 at 8:34 pm
      out to ruin Sam the editor says:
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      lmao

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    June 26, 2012 at 7:59 pm
    POP ROYALTY ( Révolution) says:
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    shipments ?!! :lol: :lol: :lol: , you are doing the most to make her seem like she’s the s*** ?!!! is that how this album gon’ be “Important to pop CULTURE’ ?!! :lol:

    ROTFL ROTFL ROTFL ROTFL.

    n**** Please , that b**** is a Flop and no matter how u gon try make it seem like she’s winning or something , the b**** ain’t winning , she is a sell out to pop and still not even a 1 million copies sold , “TTT” sold 2 millions WW in 2 months. you said “starshits” will go to #1 and it did not.

    and “LOUD” outsold “pink Friday” WW. WW sales is what matters bomboo. ;)

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      June 27, 2012 at 4:36 am
      Shadiest b**** says:
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      You have to be the saddest person on this site smh

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        June 27, 2012 at 3:39 pm
        FAF says:
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        Lil’ kim was a “sellout” in her prime or did u guys forget??
        foxy was the “rapper” kim was a blowup doll & now that her STD filled p**** is rancid she has to come @ the new greats to be relevant… where is her billboard certification this week?? I’m not talking about no s*** from the ’60s!!!!!!!! for kim stans u hoes sure do know your way into a nicki post!!!!!!!! LMBO!!!!!!

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    June 26, 2012 at 8:20 pm
    out to ruin Sam the editor says:
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    f*** that d*** breath c***….she’ll be a nobody next year

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    June 26, 2012 at 8:24 pm
    Deon says:
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    As of June 20, 2012 the album has sold 534,000 copies in the US.[81] As of June 22, 2012 the album has been certified Platinum for shipments of over 1,000,000 copies. I think it is platinum worldwide, definitely not in the U.S. Lil Kim last album is past gold in the U.S but sold 2.5 million units worldwide!! I’m Just saying!! No Shade..Just facts!!

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    June 26, 2012 at 8:31 pm
    PrettigurlrockD says:
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    Sometimes idk what Minaj is winning…it can’t be pop music cuz rihanna, Katy, beyonce, Adele and gaga beat her by a long shot. I will admit, as a rapper she’s made it. But urban music listeners r getting tired of her. And she’s not right for pop music. It’s kinda awkward….and If this album is shipped platinum like ppl r saying, that’s not winning. Nice try.

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    June 26, 2012 at 8:38 pm
    Seriously says:
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    One million shipments in the US but the album only sold 534k.. that’s not winning.

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    June 26, 2012 at 8:43 pm
    out to ruin Sam the editor says:
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    f** DAT FAKE JUICE!!!! A BUNCH OF LONELY POWER BOTTOMS RUNNING THIS PIECE OF s*** WEBSITE…..

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    June 26, 2012 at 9:00 pm
    ITAINTYOBABY says:
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    It’s such a shame for a site to bash one artist for the same thing that they praise another for. I guess the celebrities you are interviewing don’t no the mockery that goes on with this site. So Nicki can ship platinum but we RiRi does you got something negative to say.

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    June 26, 2012 at 9:24 pm
    Kitty Kat says:
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    f*** sam and his raggedy editorials….He sure has a lot to say being h** positive n all, I know that b****!!!!!!

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    June 26, 2012 at 9:50 pm
    jeremai says:
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    The album only sold 500 000 copies in the us…a million worldwide INCLUDING the us sales..that’s crappy! Why their glorifying her saales that’s a 50 percent decrease in album sales in the US..from her last album…flop

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      June 27, 2012 at 3:37 pm
      FAF says:
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      no, hun… it’s platinum in the US.. reading is fundamental.. Bye now..

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        June 27, 2012 at 5:14 pm
        Rhi says:
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        It’s platinum because she SHIPPED over a mill NOT sold. Learn to read.

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        June 27, 2012 at 7:26 pm
        FAF says:
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        Ur a foreheadanna stan so I’m assuming ur boyfriend slapped the sense out of ur big 5head dingy ass head too?? hmm? the post is about her SHIPPING PLATINUM that is what RIAA certification is based on u nut… now gag

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    June 26, 2012 at 9:59 pm
    GURL says:
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    Why ya’ll pressed about Pop music vs Rap music? Shouldn’t it be an equal genre by now?!? It’s 2012, now stop it and adapt with the times already! LOL

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      June 26, 2012 at 10:24 pm
      Kitty Kat says:
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      SHUT THE f*** UP b****

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        June 26, 2012 at 11:28 pm
        GURL says:
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        You STFU! I guess the truth hurts! Stay Mad bloated Booboo!

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        June 27, 2012 at 2:03 am
        Team KIMMY says:
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        f*** a poor bum b****….EAT s*** and have 15 kids by 15 different daddys

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    June 26, 2012 at 10:16 pm
    Kissy_Minaj says:
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    Look at all these stupid stupid ppl talking about things they knwo nothing about. Let me school you, the album was certified platinum because that’s how much albums the record company sold. 1 Million! The reason Universal was able to sell/ship so many albums is because ppl are buying it in the stores and the record stores are in turn ordering more copies from Universal. No one can say Nicki sold 540,000 because that’s too difficult to check, it would mean the record stores would have to give weekly or monthly returns which they do not. So all those albums you see by various artistes who go platinum, it doesnt necessarily mean they have sold them all to the public, it simply means that the record company sold that much. Which is all that matters at the end of the day.
    If Nicki sold 540,000, then this means that there are 360,000 copies sitting in stores which I highly doubt. She sold way more than 540,000 but hey jealous b****** will hate no matter what. Ya just mad cause the kid done gone plat again. U mad? Stay mad!

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      June 26, 2012 at 10:28 pm
      Team KIMMY says:
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      ur just mad cause ur f****** daddy raped u and licked ur spoiled pie hole and now u have no one to turn to but bitchy Minaj….take a billion seats!!!!

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        June 27, 2012 at 7:36 am
        Kissy_Minaj says:
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        Yew the one who’s mad that Nicki went platinum bo boo! Yew Mad? Stay Mad!

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        September 29, 2012 at 8:37 am
        queen_NM says:
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        such a looser Team KIMMY.hahahahaha

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    June 26, 2012 at 11:08 pm
    LMAO says:
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    They do this all the time. Letoya Luckett shipped a million and received a platinum plaque but “Letoya” sold around the same amount of copies as Kelly’s “Simply Deep” which Kelly did not receive a platinum plaque for. I find it a bit unfair.

    I think PF:RR will hit the one million mark by this year’s end, the holiday sales will give her the boost the album needs.

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    June 26, 2012 at 11:09 pm
    The Zolonski Trap says:
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    dnt mattter how long it took (2months is pretty quick) the album is platnium so haters do what you do best && find amother topic to hate on because you littlerly have NOTHING 2 hate on. but yall find ways..her hair? tour? ice age 4? shes clearly on of the 4 best female rappers to walk the planet. and aint NO b**** jockin her right now.
    #PlatniumNotGoldThatsInCapsNotBold

    btw, my phone is f****** ridiculous so if i dnt respond to replies, thats why because you know i will…

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      June 27, 2012 at 9:35 am
      Team KIMMY says:
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      DIE!!!!! b**** DIE!!!!!!

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        September 29, 2012 at 8:36 am
        queen_NM says:
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        whaha what a looser you are Team KIMMY. Your envy attitude is the one should die there’s no cure for that baby.whahahaha b****!!!!!

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    June 27, 2012 at 1:23 am
    commanderofthedancefloor says:
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    pink friday outsold loud in the us only but world wide it sold 4 million less than loud.

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    June 27, 2012 at 1:38 am
    MotherMonstrosity says:
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    Im stunned reading some of the comments here.

    When have certifications EVER been based on sales? Never! This means that everytime this site announced someone went platinum your dumb asses thought it was because they had sold a million. NO!

    Record stores will indicate to a label if an album is selling consistently and if the label agrees that it is, they’ll ship as many fresh copies as they think they can sell.

    They dont just decide “oh lets ship a milli”, they actually have an entire team who work out the likelihood of it selling that much using the rate of sale, that means how fast it’s selling.

    She may have only sold 500k in the US but her label know she’s going to release Pound The Alarm soon and that should increase demand for the album and so to make sure NOBODY is turned away when they go to buy it, they have the stores stocked with enough copies.

    None of this is free to do, it’s very expensive when you count the cost of making it, to distributing it all around the US. Once the distribution happens the label has to request a certification from the RIAA who has to verify they’ve actually shipped that much.

    The reason Rihanna hasn’t gone platinum is because Def Jam won’t distribute a million copies which is so wrong and unfair. Same goes for Britney’s Blackout, it may have sold enough copies but the label havent requested a certification for shipment.

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      June 27, 2012 at 7:40 am
      Kissy_Minaj says:
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      They may not have requested a certification for Rihanna because the demand for it is not great. If it was selling out in stores, they would have shipped it. I’m one of the few Beyonce fans who like some of Rihanna’s music, her music is really addicting so I don’t know why its not selling in the US. But worldwide she killing it, she is a digital monster!

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      June 27, 2012 at 3:33 pm
      FAF says:
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      Thank you!! These bums know what it is… they just won’t let the KING reign…

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        June 27, 2012 at 3:35 pm
        FAF says:
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        Ps. @ OP ur correct about “making sure buyers aren’t turned away” Nicki’s team knows w/ the last album it wasn’t available anywhere once Superbass came out (I looked & no one had stock) her pop singles SLAYYYY & this is an effort to make sure everyone can receive a copy of the album

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    June 27, 2012 at 2:16 am
    JoJo (istan4rihanna) says:
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    ew sam um but yet LOUD sold 6mill Worldwide smh

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    June 27, 2012 at 3:30 am
    ASAP (As Sincere As Possible) says:
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    Am I the only one who noticed there’s something wrong with the data from RIAA.

    According to the picture TGJ posted, the album was certified gold AND platinum at the same day! How can an album get 2 certifications in ONE day? Did she sell an additional 500k in the morning of June 22nd? Something’s wrong here.

    Maybe it’s because the album is a double disc package, so if the album sells 500k they multiply it by 2, but then again Christina’s ‘B2B’ and Beyonce’s ‘IASF’ didn’t get that privillege.

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      June 27, 2012 at 10:05 am
      Rhi says:
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      Because it’s based on shipments. She shipped 1 mill so ultimately that’s more than 500K. And to get a plat certification you need a gold one.

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    June 27, 2012 at 4:12 am
    Tbozfan10 says:
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    I swear the most stupid ppl ever invented comment on this blog. It is not and has never been possible to have a “platinum-selling” album. Platinum is awarded for the amount of units shipped. Etc.

    And btw the RIAA is simply lazy with some albums. Britney Spears’ “Blackout” for example has sold over a million copies but never received a certification. Madonna’s “American Life” is Platinum but “Hard Candy” Is Gold although it has sold more actual copies.

    And don’t even get started on overshipping if you are a Lil’ Kim fan. “Hardcore” Is DOUBLE PLATINUM but according to Nielson Soundscan has sold just 1.4 MILLION copies. That blows a huge hole in your argument.

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      June 27, 2012 at 7:42 am
      Kissy_Minaj says:
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      Exactly that’s what I was saying. I see hardcore on shelves still. So since they wanna get technical, Kim didnt actually sell 2 million records, cause I see them collecting dust on those shelves.

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    June 27, 2012 at 8:50 am
    StaNn says:
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    Bias flop ass blog,.

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    June 27, 2012 at 11:48 am
    itsme says:
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    TGJ is getting excited over SHIPPING platinum….LOOOOL….when she SELLS 1,000,000 then team minaj can bust a nut…but until then SIT

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    June 27, 2012 at 11:52 am
    br33br33 says:
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    we ship platinum dem b****** is shipping wood lol

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    June 27, 2012 at 3:14 pm
    weshippedplatinum says:
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    she shipped platinum … that means the RIAA predicts her to be platinum by summer’s end… she has 4 singles to go on this record

    my question is WHO’S MAD?? I THOUGHT THIS WAS A FLOP/// i thought lil kim sold platinum in 2 mos?!?! nicki got RIAA backing her up.. you haters looking real green now!!!!!!!!

    NICKI MINAJ FTW!!!!!

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      June 27, 2012 at 5:17 pm
      Rhi says:
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      “nicki got RIAA backing her up.. you haters looking real green now!”

      That makes no sense. Her label shipped platinum then paid the RIAA for a plaque. A lot of artists do it.

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        June 27, 2012 at 7:27 pm
        FAF says:
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        ok and?????????? if a lot of artists do it why is nicki being pinpointed as the target of scrutiny?? beyonce been paying radio stations to play her devil music for nearly a decade… her album sales are STEADY declining…… Nicki Reigns. PERIOD.

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    June 27, 2012 at 11:52 pm
    Tbozfan10 says:
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    Btw an album quite often gets certified gold and platinum at the same time because a lot of time the certifications aren’t even done on the regular.

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    July 28, 2012 at 2:49 pm
    allen says:
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    She went gold in the u.s. but she went platinum worldwide. No matter what its platinum and she’s getting that bread not to mention she’s on tour with sold out arenas. And if you haven’t noticed she said she is the female weezy, do your research on wayne and you’ll notice they have VERY similar sales. I think this was one of thoes albums to see what people like more so she can analyze and come out with s*** ppl wanna actually hear. Notice how people at her concerts go bananas for her raps and recently she has been doing RAP features. Take it to the head, Get low, & Born stunna. I’m Predicting her 3rd album will be FIRE

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    January 6, 2014 at 3:06 am
    LaLa says:
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    This b**** above me clearly doesn’t know s*** lmfao 80’s? Kim didn’t come out till the 90’s and mother goose lyrics? You’re confusng Kim with Nicki. Nicki always uses nursery rhymes in her lyrics. You must be a child lmfao! Face it, Nicki’s losing fans and sales. No one gives a f*** about this b**** anymore, no one likes her and this blog is obviously bias and favorites Nicki. All this s***? Lies. She’s not doing well when #PleaseBuyPinkFridayRomanReloaded or w.e was trending on Twitter. That’s pathetic. You have to beg for people to buy your album since your “fans” don’t wanna buy it? Sad. She’s only relevant with pop tracks; she doesn’t do well in hip hop charts. How can you call yourself a rapper and can’t even do well in the rap/hip hop world. The fact that you think cursing automatically means “Rap” shows you don’t know rap for s*** little child lol. She’s pathetic.

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