Cardi B makes history by becoming the first woman to have EVERY SONG on an album become RIAA-certified platinum
Cardi B celebrated a milestone recently as she became the first woman to have an album on which ever song was went RIAA-certified platinum.
The 29-year-old rapper has already had her album go triple-platinum, and now all 13 songs on the hit record are at least certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.
Her latest triumph comes after another milestone with the same album, when she became the first woman to have every song on her album be certified at least gold, according to Billboard.
Milestone: Cardi B, 29, has become the first woman to have an album on which ever song has been certified at least platinum or higher by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA); seen in December in Miami Beach, Florida
Although every song on Cardi’s debut went platinum, Bodak Yellow and I Like It — which featured Bad Bunny and J Balvin — have stood out among the album’s 13 tracks.
Both songs were certified diamond, meaning they had been certified platinum 10 times.
Invasion Of Privacy was also critically acclaimed as well, scoring a bevy of strong reviews following its release.
In 2019, it earned the Grammy award for Best Rap Album.
Best seller: Every track on her debut studio album Invasion Of Privacy (2018) is at least platinum, and Bodak Yellow and I Like It are both certified diamond, or 10X platinum
More to come: She celebrated the achievement last week and said she couldn’t wait for her second album
Bodak Yellow and I Like It both earned coveted number one spots on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart upon their released.
Cardi (born Belcalis Almánzar) was over the moon last week when the Twitter account Chart Data tweeted about the distinction.
‘AMAZING ….can’t wait for my second album [heart emoji]. Thanks for all the love & support,’ she tweeted to her fans.
Invasion Of Privacy has also become the biggest-selling rap album from a female artist of the 2010s, according to the Billboard 200 Decade-End chart.
Monster success: Invasion Of Privacy has also become the biggest-selling rap album from a female artist of the 2010s, according to the Billboard 200 Decade-End chart; seen in December in Santa Monica
Back in April of 2021, the hitmaker celebrated the consistent success of her album as it marked its third anniversary.
‘Thank you everyone that’s been showing IOP love today .It feels like a birthday lols,’ she tweeted. ‘I get real sweet and bittersweet memories when I listen to the album, I faced many challenges thru the process and after but the outcome was beautiful and successful. Love you forever.’
Although she’s been slow to produce a sophomore studio album, Cardi managed to court some more monster success with her massively popular collaborative single WAP, which featured her teaming up with Megan Thee Stallion.