RIAA: Nicki Minaj Makes History As ‘Super Bass’ is Certified DIAMOND

Published: Wednesday 10th Nov 2021 by Rashad

Only 65 songs in the history of recorded music have been certified Diamond by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

This week, Rap Queen Nicki Minaj added one of her most beloved titles to that list.

On Tuesday (November 9), the RIAA took to press to announce Nicki Minaj’s 2011 hit, ‘Super Bass,’ had boomed its way to Diamond status – meaning it’s sold the equivalence of 10 million copies in the United States alone.

The accomplishment is a historic one for the GRAMMY nominee as she not only becomes just the second female rapper to own a Diamond-certified tune (as we previously reported), but she is the first femcee to do so with a released single that predates the RIAA’s official inclusion of streaming stats in certifications.  It’s worth noting the song was already 8x Platinum – meaning it had sold 8 million copies – by the time that 2016 announcement was unveiled.

One of her most popular songs to date, the Kane Beatz-produced cut peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 at the height of its popularity.

Bonus:  Look below to see how Nicki responded to the news.

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  1. Clarks0o00ñ November 10, 2021

    A diamond plaque is hard to get , not everyone has that to their credit.

    If ur girl dont have diamond plaque, never speak to me, EVER

    • Dc November 10, 2021

      Beyoncé don’t have one so what’s ya point stfu

      • Tgj true tea November 11, 2021

        Lmao . Clock his stupid a**!

  2. Farrah’s Luggage (8k Camila) November 10, 2021

    After 11 years? Lol. Cardi got a diamond plaque after less than 3 😂

    • Dc November 10, 2021

      Exactly actually cardi has 3 more that can be certified wap girls like you and i like it like that if i were cardi I’d have them present the plaques at the AMAs and why nobody saying Nicki had to go pop route to get a certified diamond not to mention young money crew was popular so she really didn’t do it like cardi a real rap no pop record

      • Chance November 10, 2021

        Exactly. A straight up POP song 🎶 🤣.

      • akathexfactor November 10, 2021

        Nicki has been singing and rapping since the beginning of her career. She didn’t just start after rapping. She subconscious does this. She did k-pop before it was mainstream with will I am called ‘check it out’. She also wrote ‘your love’ a hip hop ballad and has written songs for Rihanna and Young Thug. Singing/rapping is her niche and she found that out years ago. 🦄

  3. Farrah’s Luggage (8k Camila) November 10, 2021

    Not her thanking Taylor Swift 😭😂😂😂😂

    • Chance November 10, 2021

      That’s because Taylor and Selena Gomez was singing it on a an interview before it was even going to be released as a single. The gag is she even thanked those 2 little girls Grace and Sophie who would sing it on The Ellen show like a nursery rhyme! 🤣🤣🤣

  4. Josh L November 10, 2021

    Ester. Period!

  5. J November 10, 2021

    This is pretty major. To have a female rapper do this is a definite milestone for the culture.

  6. J November 10, 2021

    Imagine being an artist and someone sent this to you. I’d be bawling my eyes out lol.

    Congrats Nicki.🤙🏽

  7. akathexfactor November 10, 2021

    💎 Iconic me thinks! No streams either! 🦄

    • Dc November 10, 2021

      She had cd s YouTube and young money payola so

      • Casey November 10, 2021

        Including streams. The song was being streamed during the streaming era, hence why it’s now diamond. Nice try though h0£ 🖕🏽

      • ** November 10, 2021

        Why are u so pressed? Damn a diamond certification is a diamond certification. Be it 3 years or 100 years to achieve it. Not everybody can get one reach diamond status.

  8. November 10, 2021

    Congratz Nicki.

  9. UHoesFunny November 10, 2021

    Lmfaooo. Flopmila delusional fans are seething 😤

    Nicki got her certified Diamond record. Without payola

    They are finally realizing that TGJ is against those rats and their fat favorite 🤣🤣🤣

    Gotta love it 😍

    Camicky will always be a turkey neck racist rat with an unconventional fan base. Her music does not resonate with her target audience 💀😂😂😂

    All these “comeback” singles but the btch hasn’t comeback yet lmfaoo. I’m waiting to see this “vet” bossed up energy they claim she has, the fat btch can’t even chart top 60 💀

    We love to see it. Flopmila takes another L

    • Queen Camila November 10, 2021

      All this essays that you typed against her yet she is beautiful, making millions and has a hot boyfriend😂😂😂😂😂

      • UHoesFunny November 10, 2021

        Haha her gay boyfriend? 😂

        I just wanna see “that btch” y’all speak of…

        So far this era has been a dud 💀

        Failed DVD release
        Dropped from movie studio
        Promo/69¢ single release – still FLOPPED
        Second single – Missing in action = FLOP

        When will we see “That Btch”? 🤔

    • Dc November 10, 2021

      Yet bodak yellow has been trending all day where Nicki on twitter 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

  10. True Tea November 10, 2021

    Congrats Nicki!!!

    Still a BOP.

  11. Marylins BACK 👠💋 November 10, 2021

    Hun. Without the payola or yung thug FLOPmilas dirty illgál s**** ass could and will never hunty! 💯💅🏻💅🏻💅🏻💅🏻

    • Marylins back 👠💋 November 11, 2021


    • Marylin MonH0s BACK November 11, 2021


    • Marylin MonH0 Da real Diva 👠💋 November 11, 2021

      Beaner beanermila

  12. Tgj true tea November 11, 2021

    Congrats nicki, and she did it SOLO WITHOUT paying radio stations…..Flopmila ain’t seeing that kind of genuine organic success EVER.

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