Lionel Richie's 'Tuskegee' Goes Platinum
May 8, 2012 at 8:44 AM (PT)
MERCURY NASHVILLE artist LIONEL RICHIE’s album “Tuskegee” has been certified Platinum for reaching sales of 1 million, a feat accomplished in five weeks.
“This album continues to amaze me and I am so grateful for all that it has accomplished,” RICHIE said. “Just when I think it couldn’t get any bigger, ‘Tuskegee’ reaches a new level of success. When I came up with the idea for ‘Tuskegee,’ I didn’t want to be confined by boundaries of age, genre or demographics. I am thrilled with how well this album has been received by people from all walks of life. It is truly living up to the vision we had when we created it.”
“Tuskegee” is the best-selling Country album of 2012 and the first Country album in more than a year to spend two consecutive weeks atop SOUNDSCAN charts. This is the album’s fifth consecutive week in the Top 5 as well.
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