Justin Bieber inches closer to becoming the first male vocalist in music history to sell 100 million digital records in America.
Look inside to find out how his latest chart-topping single, ‘Peaches,’ is set to help him take a bite out of the unprecedented feat.
Barely a month after it was released, ‘Peaches’ – the latest single from Bieber’s sixth #1 studio album ‘Justice’ – has been greeted with sweet news from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
On April 30, the organization announced the Giveon and Daniel Caesar-assisted tune had met its threshold for Platinum status (meaning it’s sold the equivalence of 1 million units in the United States alone). Coming as the third Platinum certified song from just the ‘Justice’ era (following ‘Holy’ and ‘Lonely’), the inclusion of ‘Peaches’ new status ups Justin’s cumulative career total to 99 million records sold in the U.S.
Just one more certification upgrade will push him into the 100 million range, making him the first male vocalist to accomplish the feat in the process. As of time of this report, the only acts to have crossed that sales bar are Drake, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Kanye West, Eminem, and Katy Perry.