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Pop sensation Lady Gaga has finally joined the platinum club! “Born This Way” has sold 1.1 million copies in the first week.

“Born This Way” debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. Selling 1,108,000 copies its first week, Gaga’s album experienced the highest sales week since 50 Cent’s “The Massacre” which dropped in 2005.

With the help of Amazon’s price of .99 cents, “Born This Way” soared in digital sales. Lady Gaga is only the fifth female to reap in over a million sales in the first week since Soundscan began tracking sales back in 1991.

“Born This Way” is only the 17th album to go platinum, proving that Gaga has reached the level of renowned recording artists such as Whitney Houston and Lil Wayne.

Other legendary pop stars who went platinum in a week include Britney Spears and the Backstreet Boys back in 2000 and 2001.

Find out who else joins Lady Gaga in platinum paradise on the next few pages!

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Whitney Houston sold 1,061,000 albums first week of sale in 1993 with “The Bodyguard” soundtrack.

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Britney Spears sold 1,319,000 copies the first week with “Oops! I Did It Again” in 2000.

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Eminem is a two time platinum artist who sold 1,760,000 copies the first week of “The Marshall Mathers LP” in 2000 and 1,322,000 copies of “The Eminem Show” in 2002.

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Usher sold 1,096,000 copies of his “Confessions” album the first week in 2004.

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Garth Brooks sold 1,085,000 copies of “Double Live” the first week of sale in 1998.

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Selling over a million albums the first week of sale, the Backstreet Boys sold 1,134,000 copies of “The Millenium” in 1999 and 1,591,000 copies of “Black & Blue” in 2000.

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Lil’ Wayne sold 1,006,000 copies the first week of “The Carter III” in 2008.

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 50 Cent sold 1,141,000 copies the first week of “The Massacre” in 2005.

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Taylor Swift sold 1,047,000 copies the first week of her “Speak Now” album in 2010.

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Norah Jones sold 1,022,000 copies in the first week of “Feels Like Home” in 2004.

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 NSYNC went platinum twice, selling 2,416,000 copies of “No Strings Attached” in 2000 and 1,880,000 copies of “Celebrity” in 2001.

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Limp Bizkit sold 1,055,000 copies the first week of “Chocolate Starfish & The Hotdog Flavored Water” in 2000.

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The Beatles “1” album sold 1,259,000 copies in a week in 2001.

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