platinum disc

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platinum disc

n
(Pop Music)
a. (in Britain) an album certified to have sold 300 000 copies or a single certified to have sold 600 000 copies
b. (in the US) an album or single certified to have sold one million copies. Compare gold disc, silver disc
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platinum disc

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A long and distinguished career has seen him awarded a MBE in 2012, Open University Honorary Degree in 2016, 3 variety club awards, Gold and Platinum discs and many other awards and accolades.
With smash hits like When the Going Gets Tough, Red Light Spells Danger, Suddenly and Caribbean Queen, Billy is the biggest selling black recording star Britain has ever produced, selling more than 30 million records to date and picking up multiple gold and platinum discs.
The quartet has won over 150 gold and platinum discs in 33 countries in their first four albums and achieved 50 number one positions on the album charts worldwide, including the number one US debut for Ancora , the only classical crossover album to enter at number one on the Billboard 200.
One office houses the president of the second most powerful nation on Earth, the other a collection of platinum discs from the 80s, a gold weave comb and visual proof of 1,000 tantrums thrown after people failed to realise his global importance.
As a result she has won a number of platinum discs, and Thinking Out Loud has attracted an astonishing 300 million YouTube views.
She once broke all my platinum discs, smashing them over my head" Ozzy Osbourne describes wife Sharon's methods of protecting him "We're all white.
5million record sales, 15 platinum discs, 32million YouTube views, a host of awards (including an Echo, Goldene Kamera, Edison Award, EBBA & MTV Music Award), a string of sold out tours and, of course, the thrill of seeing The Shocking Miss Emerald enter the UK charts at number one it is fair to say that Caro Emerald is having a pretty good time.
However, they remain one of the most successful groups to come out of the UK with in excess of 55 million albums sold worldwide and 18 platinum discs to hang on their walls.
Platinum blondes, platinum cards, platinum discs - it's shorthand for high-maintenance luxury.
It became the fastest selling UK single since Elton John's Candle In The Wind in 1997 and has now sold 600,000 copies, earning platinum discs for the choir and its composer.
Farrell was the sole male member of Boney M, which won global fame with catchy disco numbers like "Daddy Cool," "Belfast," "Ma Baker," "Sunny" and "Rasputin" -- many of which won gold and platinum discs.
During his career, he has received gold and platinum discs for his albums, enjoyed sell-out concerts at the Royal Albert Hall as well as touring Australia several times.