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Platinum

A rare and valuable metal. Platinum is used in jewelry and electronics. Platinum is traded as a commodity on various security exchanges. Platinum is volatile like other commodities, but generally maintains a relatively high price.
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The Strokes shot to fame in 2003 after their debut offering, Room On Fire, went platinum.
I got more calls about that than when we got signed or went platinum.
The 27-song album went platinum, selling 319,126 copies within a week.
The 27-song collection, which includes all their UK and US number ones, went platinum, selling 319,126 copies within a week of its release.
On his last album, ``Nada Es Igual,'' Luis Miguel rolled out a slick rhythmfest of dance tracks and ready-for-top-40 ballads that went platinum in the United States and in more than 13 Spanish-speaking countries.
Already well known to Irish music fans thanks to her singles Wish I and Just A Ride, Jem really hit the big time when her debut album Finally Woken went platinum and reached the UK Top 10.
It almost certainly went platinum on its first day in the shops on Thursday morning.
His debut album, ``Ready to Die,'' went platinum, selling more than 1 million copies.
Chock full of hits such as "Money Ain't A Thang" and "The Party Continues," the Grammy-nominated collection went platinum and further established Dupri's substantial musical legacy.
The Mobo award winners, whose second album went platinum in the UK in just a month, are also hoping to add to their collection of trophies with a Brit award.
New albums out soon for Christmas include Push The Senses from Feeder, whose last album went platinum.