11 Other Artists to Hit Platinum In a Week
Beyonce definitely broke down barriers and created a whole set of #newrules, slaying her way into the platinum club. The success of her "Beyonce" album was ground shaking, and a cause for a musical celebration; however, there are others who know what it's like to reach the level of high that Queen Bey is at right now.
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Backstreet Boys, The Millineum album, sold way over 1million. They became one of the biggest boy band of our time.
Whitney Houston belted her way to high rankings and continuous hit records.
It's Brittany B*#ch! A household name that dominated the Billboards top everything with the success of "Oops I Did It Again".
Rumors are circulating around an N'Sync comeback album, but the boy band broke records with their 2001 smash project, Celebrity, selling over a million it's release week.
Hip Hop's heavyhitter, double hit with two platinum records, Marshall Mathers project and The Eminem Show.
Singer, Norah Jones sold 1,022, 000 copies of her album, Feels Like Home, the first week.
Ushers' Confessions album sold 1.1 M it's first week.
Platinum Hall of Famer, 50 cent, racked in 1,141,000 the first week of the release of his album Massacre.
Rap mogul, Lil Wayne had a platinum successful week when The Carter III dropped.
America's country sweetheart is no stranger to the Platinumaires club. Her albums, Speak Now and Red, sold over 1,047,000 copies its first week.