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“Starboy” single earns quadruple platinum certification in the US

The Weeknd and Daft Punk’s 2016 hit “Starboy” has been officially declared 4X platinum by the RIAA.

At the beginning of the day on March 9th, 2017, the title track from The Weeknd’s 2016 album Starboy was double platinum in the United States.

During the day, it reached triple platinum and then quadruple platinum with 4 million units sold in the US alone. According to the RIAA, each unit is equal to one paid download or 150 streams on services such as Apple Music.

“Starboy,” which features French duo Daft Punk, also reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100.

You can watch the official music video for The Weeknd’s “Starboy” here:

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