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
Translations

platinum disc

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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.
Teret, then aged in his mid-50s, was said to have impressed the girl when he took her to his house in the mid-1990s and showed her a Porsche car, gold and platinum discs and lots of photographs on the walls of him with famous people.
She once broke all my platinum discs, smashing them over my head" - Ozzy Osbourne describes wife Sharon's methods of protecting him.
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.
CARO EMERALD, whose highly-distinctive retro sound has earned her a No1 album, 15 platinum discs umpteen million YouTube views, steps up to the arena circuit next spring for a tour that will take in Nottingham's Royal Centre on March 17 before winding up at Birmingham's NIA on March 22.
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 discs and music awards galore, sold out shows in all corners of the world, and even their own One Direction shops selling nothing but 1D merchandise.
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, Joe has received gold and platinum discs for his albums and enjoyed sell-out concerts at the Royal Albert Hall as well as touring Australia several times.