After journeying to Paris to support his wife Beyonce on her ongoing ‘Mrs.Carter Show‘ outing, ROC boss Jay Z has learned that the label has scored their latest win this year.
A win, that comes in the shape of the #1 album ‘Unapologetic‘.
Recorded by the entertainer Rihanna, the last week has seen the Def Jam/Roc Nation led LP has been certified Platinum in the US for shipments of 1 million units in the market, six months after its November 2012 release date.
Owing the bulk of its success to Jay Brown, Omar Grant, Jay Z, Terese Joseph, Evan Rogers and Tyran Smith, the project’s sales also come courtesy of the Sia penned single ‘Diamonds’, also responsible for the Rita Ora smash ‘Radioactive’ and Beyonce‘s ‘Standing On The Sun’.
News of the label’s latest success story comes after they- in partnership with Joel Klaiman‘s ‘Columbia‘ and Sarah Stennett‘s ‘Turn First‘- pushed Ora’s debut album ‘ORA‘ and its supporting singles to sales of 1.3 million units and ventured into lucrative field of sports management- as explained here.
It also comes after the aforementioned Brown was billed one of the most influential figures in the industry by Billboard’s ‘40 Under 40′ tally, commending him for his contributions to Pop music via his work with ROC and Quincy Jones Music Publishing before that.