H.E.R.’s ‘Damage’ Certified Platinum, Star Declares “R&B Is Alive”

Published: Sunday 23rd May 2021 by Sam

Congratulations are in order for H.E.R!

Because the star’s recent single ‘Damage’ has crossed a major milestone.

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The scintillating jam has officially been certified Platinum by the RIAA for equivalent sales and streams amounting to 1 million units.

As far as singles, it serves as her fifth Platinum plaque.

Reacting to the news, the 4-time GRAMMY-winner said:


The singer’s latest touchdown adds to the heat streak established by her Song of the Year win at this year’s GRAMMYs and her Oscar win for Best Original Song a few weeks later. All lend momentum to her forthcoming album debut ‘Back of My Mind.’

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  1. Shayla Queen 👑 May 23, 2021

    It was alive before you, hunnie, not because of you…

    • SHEGANG GENERAL May 23, 2021

      Stay mad h**..She never said she revived it but she definitely is the IT girl in R&B and you will deal💅🏾

      • 🍭marilyn monh-O-E🍭(💫Perfectly Splendid✨) May 23, 2021

        It gurl my ass💅🏿💅🏿💅🏿 This nobody beeetch Still haven’t achieved any Top 40 hits yet🤳🏿🤳🏿 Y’all just created fake hype for her like how y’all did for flopmani. Pathetic! 💇🏿‍♀️

      • Shayla Queen 👑 May 23, 2021

        Tell that höe! Go team! 🤣

  2. 🍭marilyn monh-O-E🍭(💫Perfectly Splendid✨) May 23, 2021

    Who is her?? I mean who’s she? 💅🏿💅🏿💅🏿

    • Shayla Queen 👑 May 23, 2021

      Looks like a man

  3. True Tea May 23, 2021

    With or without a Top 40 hit, there is a demand for her style of music.

    H.E.R doesn’t seem interested in reaching the Top 40 based on her current single choices. The latest single doesn’t sound like a crossover hit either. However she seems confident in her fanbase. Personally I was hoping for a more upbeat track with Chris Brown for the summer but I still enjoy her latest single.

    • Clarks0o00ñ May 23, 2021

      “H.E.R doesn’t seem interested in reaching the Top 40 based on her current single choices. ”

      She literally collaborated with Chris brown

      She literally collaborated with dj Khaled.

      If this doesnt scream desperate for a hit , I dont know what does.

      • True Tea May 23, 2021

        No DJ Khaled is desperate chile. H.E.R’s Damaged did numbers without a collab. And she has worked with Chris Brown before. Now when or if she goes full thot, we can say desperate.

  4. eric May 23, 2021

    It almost sounds like she thinks she’s carrying the genre. I like “Damage”, but there have been some great r&b songs and albums in recent months that didn’t get all the pushing and fanfare because of politics. Instead of celebrating music for what it is, tptb stick to the agenda. When r&b was truly alive, artists like Tamia, Mariah, Whitney, Faith, Deborah, Usher, Kenny Lattimore, Tevin, Eric Benet, etc. were celebrated collectively.

    • True Tea May 23, 2021

      Agree! I said this in another thread. There is demand for traditional R&B. Many NEW & established artists have been dropping traditional R&B songs for awhile now. But many where too busy complaining about all the mumble rappers to even notice.

  5. Mildred May 23, 2021

    She’s so pretentious with her purchased awards and accolades. Not a fan of her or those monotone vocals next!!!

    • Shayla Queen 👑 May 23, 2021

      Yaaaaaaaas 💯

  6. Maniac May 23, 2021

    I never hear her music anywhere….

  7. Keith May 23, 2021

    Congrats to Gabrielle! I do hope she can leverage the doors for a return to form for rnb. There are sooooooo many other good artists out there that deserve the shine as well…

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