mul·​ti·​plat·​i·​num | \ ˌməl-tē-ˈplat-nəm How to pronounce multiplatinum (audio) , -ˈpla-tə-nəm, -ˌtī- \

Definition of multiplatinum

: having sold two million or more copies of an album

Examples of multiplatinum in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Splitting off as a duo, K-Ci & JoJo released their multiplatinum debut album, Love Always, in 1997. Gail Mitchell, Billboard, "K-Ci Hailey Signs With P Music Group, Relaunches Solo Career: Exclusive," 16 Dec. 2019 As part of his Dive Bar concert tour, the multiplatinum country singer performs Aug. 15 at Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace. Jim Harrington, The Mercury News, "Garth Brooks playing a ‘Dive Bar’ in Bakersfield and here’s how you can go," 30 July 2019 First up is a free acoustic set at 4 p.m. Thursday by Big Kenny, one half of multiplatinum country duo Big & Rich, performing as part of his Peace, Love & Happy Hour Tour in the resort’s new Oculus Bar. Ben Crandell,, "Weekend preview: Hard Rock’s double DAER and an unmerry Christmas tree in Delray Beach," 24 Oct. 2019 Perkins, an Emmy Award-winning composer, multiplatinum songwriter and producer and Berklee graduate, was formerly signed to Orange Factory Music. Lilly Pace, Billboard, "Executive Turntable: Moves at Q&A, RCA Inspiration, The Valory Music Co. & More," 4 Oct. 2019 After making six albums in six years, multiplatinum country crossover trio Lady Antebellum, which performs Friday, Sept. 1, in Nampa, took a break. Allison Stewart, idahostatesman, "Lady Antebellum brings cross-over sounds to Nampa," 24 Aug. 2017

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1980, in the meaning defined above

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“Multiplatinum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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