Beyoncé’s ‘4’ goes Platinum!
Beyoncé can add another platinum plaque to her wall. A month after its release, the singer’s fourth album has shipped one million units in the U.S. Despite her latest accomplishment, B did not set out to break records with 4. “I really wanted to get the critical acclaim, I feel like the longer I do this—I’ve been doing it for 15 years now—No. 1s are amazing, but to see some of the comments that the Rolling Stones and The New York Times and all of these credible, amazing, really critical magazines and papers [are saying] has really made me my proudest.