Britney Spears' "Femme Fatale" Goes Platinum
Mon, 02 May 2011 11:07:37
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It's another statistical accolade for pop superstar Britney Spears!
Spears achieved another benchmark with her current album, Femme Fatale. This week, Spears' seventh album – which spawned the No. 1 hit "Hold It Against Me" and the Top 5 smash "Till The World Ends"- has been certified Platinum by the RIAA. This latest news brings Britney's US albums certifications to the 32 million sales mark.
Congrats, Brit Brit. We're proud of you.
The certification comes as tickets for her all-female "Femme Fatale" Tour with special guest Nicki Minaj, Jessie and the Toy Boys and Nervo went on sale. The tour kicks off on June 16th in Sacramento.
Spears' impressive reach goes beyond the US as fans worldwide are embracing her latest project. Femme Fatale has also achieved Platinum status in Canada and is Gold-certified in the UK, France, Mexico, Czech Republic, Brazil, Korea & Singapore. The current single, "Till The World Ends" is in the Top 10 on iTunes charts in Canada, Mexico, Australia, France, Spain and Denmark and the song ranks in the Top 20 on radio airplay charts across Europe.
Tour dates for Spears' all-female tour are below.
6/16/2011 Sacramento, CA Power Balance Pavilion
6/18/2011 San Jose, CA HP Pavilion
6/20/2011 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center
6/24/2011 Anaheim, CA Honda Center
6/25/2011 Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Garden Arena
6/28/2011 Portland, OR Rose Garden Arena
6/29/2011 Tacoma, WA Tacoma Dome
7/1/2011 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena
7/4/2011 Winnipeg, MB MTS Centre
7/6/2011 St. Paul, MN Xcel Center
7/8/2011 Chicago, IL United Center
7/12/2011 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center
7/13/2011 Houston, TX Toyota Center
7/15/2011 New Orleans, LA New Orleans Arena
7/17/2011 Atlanta, GA Philips Arena
7/20/2011 Orlando, FL Amway Center
7/22/2011 Miami, FL American Airlines Arena
7/26/2011 Cleveland, OH Quicken Loans Arena
7/28/2011 Detroit, MI The Palace at Auburn Hills
7/30/2011 Philadelphia, PA Wells Fargo Center
7/31/2011 Washington D.C., DC Verizon Center
8/2/2011 Uniondale, NY Nassau Coliseum
8/5/2011 E. Rutherford, NJ Izod Center
8/8/2011 Boston, MA TD Garden
8/11/2011 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
8/13/2011 Toronto, ON Air Canada Centre
Are you going to get your Femme Fatale on this summer, courtesy of B. Spears and N. Minaj?