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Nicki Minaj’s ‘Pinkprint’ Goes Platinum…Twice

The Hip-Hop staple Nicki Minaj has bagged another multi-platinum album with her third studio set ‘The Pinkprint’.

Details on the rapper’s latest win below…

Powered by the singles ‘Pills n Potions‘ and ‘Anaconda’, the UMG-backed set was certified 2x Platinum on February 10th 2016.

A year later, as its singles and album cuts pick up Gold and Platinum certifications in the U.S. and foreign markets alike, the set’s sales set sail towards the 3 million units moved mark with support from streams garnered within the last twelve months.

Quite interestingly, even when streams are taken out of the equation, the album’s digits see her sit well above the 1 million records shifted milestone worldwide after it picked up Gold certifications in Poland, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

A follow-up project is expected to be released in 2017.

Yet to hear the set?

Peep its track list and give it a spin via Spotify below…

1. All Things Go
2. I Lied
3. The Crying Game (feat. Jessie Ware)
4. Get On Your Knees (feat. Ariana Grande)
5. Feeling Myself (feat. Beyoncé)
6. Only (feat. Chris Brown, Drake & Lil Wayne)
7. Want Some More (feat. Jeremih)
8. Four Door Aventador (feat. Asabe Ighile)
9. Favorite (feat. Jeremih)
10. Buy A Heart (feat. Meek Mill)
11. Trini Dem Girls (feat. Lunchmoney Lewis)
12. Anaconda
13. The Night is Still Young
14. Pills N Potions
15. Bed of Lies (feat. Skylar Grey)
16. Grand Piano

Listen here.

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73 Comments

  1. March 1, 2017 at 11:03 am
    NAVI says:
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    it’s interesting that DAVID in his 2016 roundup “hopes” that rihanna can be commercially viable again, when anti has outsold the pinkprint globally and has produced bigger singles. I’m not coming for nicki at all, i like the girl, just HATE the lack of objectivity. #carryon

    • March 1, 2017 at 11:10 am
      King Nick (Jonas Junky) says:
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      Anti did no such thing. Do you really want to talk about how short it was able to stay in the uks top 100?

    • March 1, 2017 at 11:11 am
      IStan4Rihanna. says:
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      This site is filled with no objectivity at all…but what’s new? They’re all the same… glaring hypocrites which is why there is no unity.

    • March 1, 2017 at 11:15 am
      Pastor Pebbles says:
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      King David complimented the album and blamed the rollout for its non slayage not the album itself so what are you talking about?

    • March 1, 2017 at 11:21 am
      Slayty is Chained to the Rhythm says:
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      Nicki must be sending them checks cause they been trying to make her happen and cover up her multitude of flops for years now.

      • March 1, 2017 at 11:24 am
        Bey Sting says:
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        Maybe Katy should send one to the nuns she stole her house from so they can pray for her single to rise on the charts. No?

    • March 1, 2017 at 12:25 pm
      Rosy says:
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      This album is old news stop trying to make mackerel happen she got buried by Remy MA makerel got famous because of her skin color and ass she sleeps with dj to spin her records on the radio nick at night cannot rap period she made it by acting like a fake barbie stripper big face nicki she should know Beyonce only your friend when you hot at the moment Beyonce ain’t your friend unless you getting publicity

      • March 1, 2017 at 9:33 pm
        Electrikblue says:
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        Liiiiiieeeeess Nicki can rap look up here old videos (the come up etc.) her old street friends even backed her and said she wrote her own stuff and Safaree did not write for her. They aren’t rich so I wouldn’t see what they would get out of lying for her

    • March 1, 2017 at 12:46 pm
      Swit Katz says:
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      Rihanna is over now she’ll start declining from now onwards

    • March 1, 2017 at 2:27 pm
      Elsie says:
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      Remy ma could never

  2. March 1, 2017 at 11:12 am
    Slayty is Chained to the Rhythm says:
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    It hasn’t sold 1 million worldwide. It stalled around 900k unless a receipt can be provided that states otherwise. I see TGJ is a fan of those “alternative facts”

    • March 1, 2017 at 11:19 am
      Miss Thang says:
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      It stalled at 900k last year!!!!! Didn’t you read the article? It’s got three new Gold plaques (each for 100k sold) since then. Anyway, shouldn’t you be concerned about Chained to the Rockingchair? #FlopCity

      • March 1, 2017 at 11:22 am
        Slayty is Chained to the Rhythm says:
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        Precisely, it stalled last year but I’m expected to believe it’s sold 100k since then? No ma’am

      • March 1, 2017 at 11:25 am
        Slayty is Chained to the Rhythm says:
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        And CTTR already outpeaked 96% of every single this plastic has been has ever released or been apart of.

    • March 1, 2017 at 11:22 am
      Dance in the Dark 95 says:
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      Sis. If it stalled at 900,000 in 2016 and has sold 300,000 copies in three markets since then I think that means it’s done over a million so far. I don’t blame you for being bad at math. I’m sure swimming at the bottom of the charts has starved your brain of oxygen. See you at Coachellla?

      • March 1, 2017 at 11:28 am
        Slayty is Chained to the Rhythm says:
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        Lol look at you. You tried so hard to make this read happen. But I’m guessing you don’t know how certifications work. Those certifications are from CUMULATIVE sales, meaning it reached a total of 100k, not that it sold 100k in a year.

      • March 1, 2017 at 11:30 am
        Slayty is Chained to the Rhythm says:
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        But with Plan B stepping in for Coachella, I can probably find tickets for 69 cents. We all know how much she loves those discounts

      • March 1, 2017 at 11:33 am
        Alicia Missing A Key says:
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        Darling, a quick trip to Wiki will show you that it sold 100k in the U.K., 100k in Sweden and 100k in Poland. Be a doll and pull out a calculater would ya? Mind you, that doesn’t even include its sales from other countries so it’s actually sold more than a million worldwide. By your estimation , the album sold 0 copies everywhere in the world but the US which is almost as outrageous as Katy’s live vocals.

    • March 1, 2017 at 11:30 am
      Queen Barb says:
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      Girl stfu and worry about the single of katys thats flopping

      • March 1, 2017 at 11:32 am
        Slayty is Chained to the Rhythm says:
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        See above message on how it has already outpeaked 96% of every single Onika has ever been on.

    • March 1, 2017 at 12:55 pm
      Swit Katz says:
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      Just focus on katy perry’s pathetic career and let us worry about nicki

  3. March 1, 2017 at 11:13 am
    Black power says:
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    Quite interesting.. when you take away streaming she hasn’t sold one million units IN THE US, outside of her first album Pink Friday.

    • March 1, 2017 at 12:52 pm
      Swit Katz says:
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      But streaming is in now and people are willingly listening to her so just congratulate her

      • March 1, 2017 at 2:36 pm
        Datredd23 says:
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        Hypocrisy at its finest you weren’t saying that when Anti is one of the most streamed albums of all time !!

  4. March 1, 2017 at 11:15 am
    Cough Cough says:
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    Lol

  5. March 1, 2017 at 11:22 am
    KING NAVY says:
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    cute,but when Anti was announced to be two times platinum TGJ wasn’t celebrating like they are doing now http://thatgrapejuice.net/2016/05/hocus-pocus-rihannas-anti-certified-double-platinum/

    • March 1, 2017 at 11:26 am
      Bethany Bieber says:
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      Samsung dear. Samsung.

      • March 1, 2017 at 11:29 am
        SWISH says:
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        uhh anti is 2x plat without samsung

      • March 1, 2017 at 11:35 am
        OBeyKa says:
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        Samsung slayage.

  6. March 1, 2017 at 11:29 am
    Queen Barb says:
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    Winning!

  7. March 1, 2017 at 11:29 am
    OBeyKa says:
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    Mental math is a struggle for some people. If an album gets to sales of even 700k and then goes Gold in three different countries how much has it sold if each plaque is worth 100,000 units? Exactly. Too many imbeciles in here. Study your books before you study the Internet. Uninhibited mountain goats you are.

  8. March 1, 2017 at 11:39 am
    B_Roni says:
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    Ok first off nicki isn’t selling or doing better than Katy Perry or Rihanna. Whichever way you guys want to slice and dice it, she isn’t more successful than either one of those women. People bringing up Wikipedia pages but are the first to discredit Rihanna or Beyonce stats when thrown.

    • March 1, 2017 at 11:43 am
      Onika Army says:
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      Erm. Wiki isn’t the source though. 😂😂😂. Check the BPI to see what it sold in the UK and then come Back boo boo.

      • March 1, 2017 at 1:44 pm
        B_Roni says:
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        Globally she is not selling more than rih, bey, Katy, Taylor etc. that’s like me saying oh Rihanna is selling better in Australia. I have nothing against nicki but the truth is the truth. Someone above said Her sales were more than rihanna and Katy and that’s a lie. Maybe for Her UK sales for this one album but overall she does not come close. Sorry

    • March 1, 2017 at 9:38 pm
      Electrikblue says:
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      Y’all kids are funny…like selling over 100k even isn’t a big deal. Real live haters.

  9. March 1, 2017 at 11:41 am
    Highway Unicorn says:
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    That Chained to the Rocking Chair Stan should consider going to night school because he or she does not know their maths. The album has literally sold over 1 million copies worldwide and yet they say it hasnt? Howling!! Even if you don’t include what it sold in the countries named in the article its sales in the 100 or so other countries you can buy it in push it up to that point. I now see why Coachella didn’t ask her to perform. Her fans would only confuse themselves looking for directions while tracking her flopping single on iTunes at the same time.

  10. March 1, 2017 at 11:53 am
    Essence_of_sean says:
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    700k in the u.s tho 🤣🤣🤣🤣✋

    • March 1, 2017 at 9:40 pm
      Electrikblue says:
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      And that’s a bad thing? Confused.

  11. March 1, 2017 at 12:09 pm
    Taqoya says:
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    Moderator: Hello Onika Army/OBeyKa/Bethany Bieber/Essence_of_Sean!
    Will you please refrain from using more than one username in the same thread.

  12. March 1, 2017 at 12:21 pm
    truthteller says:
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    Triple platinum doesn’t change that it was a disappointing album. I’m not a Nicki hater. I just found the album lacked the cohesion of her debut which did a better job of balancing the chart friendly stuff with the more raw material.

  13. March 1, 2017 at 12:23 pm
    Mikesha says:
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    But where’s her BB100 #1 at?

    • March 1, 2017 at 9:41 pm
      Electrikblue says:
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      Where’s Rem’s?

  14. March 1, 2017 at 12:28 pm
    Orangeyougladididntsaybanana says:
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    Taylor Swift’s 1989 sold over 1 million copies (no streaming) in 1 week in the US alone

    • March 1, 2017 at 9:41 pm
      Electrikblue says:
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      Giiiirrrrl lmao ok all then damn teeny boppers she makes music for. Cut it the fcuk out.

  15. March 1, 2017 at 12:41 pm
    IIDONOTREPLY2TROLLz says:
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    Congratulations. Nicki has always been a slow burner.

  16. March 1, 2017 at 12:48 pm
    Swit Katz says:
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    lol why are Remy’s broke fans hiding from this post though

    • March 1, 2017 at 1:02 pm
      crimsonREDD says:
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      Why does Remy have a #1 hit on billboard 100 while Nicki doesn’t, even after releasing 08349234923423943249 singles? So sad.

      • March 1, 2017 at 1:56 pm
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        Remy has a feature on a #1 song.The song went number one and still hardly sold a thing.
        I’d take Nicki’s career over Remy’s any day of the week!
        Nicki has first week debuts for singles and albums that have outsold Remy’s entire discography.

      • March 1, 2017 at 2:00 pm
        We are the grandchildren of the slaves you couldn't kill - tyler says:
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        Hardly sold a thing ? Meanwhile, Nicki’s sales rely on streaming. Lean back is a CLASSIC.

      • March 1, 2017 at 2:07 pm
        Kwinzy says:
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        I’ll take a classic REAL RAP record over a plaque any day. Nicki done showed her ass in Anaconda, collabed with top name pop singers and everything and still can’t get one. What’s it gonna take? 😂

  17. March 1, 2017 at 12:50 pm
    Swit Katz says:
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    No one will end queen nicki she’s the total package remy doesn’t have that it factor to crossover. I’m just glad nicki is winning and bitter remy and her roach base are losing big time

  18. March 1, 2017 at 12:55 pm
    Kwinzy says:
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    In other news… Shether stands at #13 on the US iTunes chart which has ironically slaying the f*ck out of Make Love. Hmmm. We also have yet to hear a response from Nicki who, apparently, is still in her feelings about her L as she threw shade on a pic Meek and Trey Songz took together on IG. Is Nicki Monopoly in trouble now that she finally has real competition? Stay tuned.

    • March 1, 2017 at 1:01 pm
      We are the grandchildren of the slaves you couldn't kill - tyler says:
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      Remy ma is going to be on the Wendy Show this Friday. Stay tuned.

  19. March 1, 2017 at 1:00 pm
    Mark111 /.\ says:
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    The difference of The D*** Print going 2X plat and Anti going 3X plat is that Rihanna (like Remy just said and what LB and I been saying for a few years now) owns her masters, so she’s getting a whole or the very lest huge cut of her streams income. Nicki is not seeing this money, this money goes straight to the label(s).

    • March 1, 2017 at 1:14 pm
      Highway Unicorn says:
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      10% of a million is bigger than 100% of nothing

  20. March 1, 2017 at 1:39 pm
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    I actually liked Print Print… Nicki has some bops on this cd for sure, and I loved the Jermih influence.

  21. March 1, 2017 at 1:50 pm
    John says:
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    This site is funny, you post this slow burning album with streams but fail to mention that her clothing line has just been DROPPED from K-Mart to a decrease in sells. Try streaming that clearance rack.

    • March 1, 2017 at 1:57 pm
      We are the grandchildren of the slaves you couldn't kill - tyler says:
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      They did mention it. Tgj did a post on that exact topic a few days ago , ya big dummy

  22. March 1, 2017 at 2:20 pm
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    This album has been double platinum for quite some time though.

  23. March 1, 2017 at 2:42 pm
    Datredd23 says:
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    So what Anti is at 1.6 million pure sales worldwide and over 3 million worldwide sales plus streams after only a year! No Samsung included! ! with far bigger hits and records sold ! How dare any of TGJ come for Rihanna Anti was sold full price aswell

  24. March 1, 2017 at 3:16 pm
    Kyle says:
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    That’s good for her! I’m just surprised she won’t respond to that diss record I mean in hip hop when you called out like that you respond. As much mouth Nicki has in just surprised…

  25. March 1, 2017 at 3:50 pm
    Chris says:
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    It stalled at 700k copies. It’s only 2x platinum copies because of streaming

  26. March 1, 2017 at 3:53 pm
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    SHE IS DA QUEEN OF RAP. GO AGAINST DA QUEEN YOUR CAREER WILL BE ELUSIVE GO SELL RECORDS BABE 😘

  27. March 1, 2017 at 4:09 pm
    Danzou says:
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    Proof that yall STILL arent buying remys music but you stay typing h** ass comments. That diss wouldve gotten no recognition if it wasnt for it being about THE QUEEN

    • March 1, 2017 at 7:04 pm
      We are the grandchildren of the slaves you couldn't kill - tyler says:
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      The Queen? But I thought u weren’t a barb….

      • March 1, 2017 at 8:45 pm
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        Umm do you not read his comments on TGJ? He is definitely a barb

      • March 1, 2017 at 10:42 pm
        We are the grandchildren of the slaves you couldn't kill - tyler says:
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        I know that. The n**** lied and said that he wasnt

      • March 1, 2017 at 11:19 pm
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        Would i be hive to admit that beyonce is on top of her lane? No. Not a barb. Period.

  28. March 1, 2017 at 4:28 pm
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    It even says on the graphic TGJ posted “certification date: Feb. 10, 2016.” Why is it news over a year later?

  29. March 1, 2017 at 7:22 pm
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    The Pinkprint is at 1.1M copies pure sales in the US present day. It’s still charting on the rap charts on iTunes and on the top 200. It’s streaming units combined from 2016 and sales the album is definitely 3X platinum certified.

    • March 2, 2017 at 9:16 am
      sam is TRASH says:
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      Please delete this sis. Pink Print is not even past 600k 🙁

  30. March 2, 2017 at 9:11 am
    sam is TRASH says:
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    This is OLD NEWS. Samantha is desperate

  31. March 3, 2017 at 1:10 am
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    Thanks rem and it still on billboard

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