Maxwell Goes Platinum With Blacksummers’night

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By: Vibe / January 28, 2010

Soulful singer Maxwell can jet off to the Grammy Awards with a smile on his face now that his 2009 effort “Blacksummers’night” has been certified Platinum !

Led by the singles “Pretty Wings” and “Bad Habits,” Maxwell’s album was certified Platinum by the RIAA earlier this month thanks to sales in excess of 1 million copies.

His first album in over three years, “Blacksummers’night” arrived in stores July of 2009, quickly shooting to no.1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart and R&B/Hip Hop Albums chart.

Packed with nine tracks, the album is also the first of a trilogy, with its follow due later this year.

As previously reported, Maxwell is nominated for six Grammy Awards. He joins Beyonce, Anthony Hamilton, Pleasure P and more as nominees set to descend upon Los Angeles Sunday. – Singer’s Room