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    'Hybrid Theory' Officially Eclipses 10M in U.S. Sales

    According to Billboard, Linkin Park's 2000 debut album 'Hybrid Theory' has finally eclipsed the 10 million mark for sales, making it the 20th album since 1991 to reach this plateau in the United States.

    Long-time fans may remember that 'Hybrid Theory' was certified Diamond by the RIAA in 2005, but this designation has to do with units shipped to retailers. By selling 3,000 copies last week, 'Hybrid Theory' was purchased for the ten-millionth time.

    This is truly an incredible accomplishment, and places the band amongst music industry heavy-hitters such as Metallica, The Beatles, Bob Marley, Santana, Eminem, Whitney Houston, Alanis Morissette, Celine Dion, Shania Twain, Backstreet Boys, 'N Sync and Britney Spears. It is the seventh album released this century to reach this mark, after The Beatles ('1'), Norah Jones ('Come Away With Me'), Eminem ('The Eminem Show', 'The Marshall Mathers LP'), 'N Sync ('No Strings Attached'), and Usher ('Confessions').

    Also ever-so-close to hitting a milestone is 'Meteora' which as of August 5th was 45,000 sales away from hitting the six-million mark.

    Congrats to the band!

    Source: Billboard via Ignite

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    It blows my mind to see the distance between shipping 10 million units and purchasing 10 million units.
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    Really takes the meaning out of an RIAA certification, doesn't it?

    The entire system needs an overhaul.

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    wait I thought it already went Diamond? I guess Diamond is shipped? EDIT: wait I already knew that
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    The Beatles released an album this century? Didn't know that. Anyways congrats to Linkin Park and HT, hope it sells 10 million more!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dementia View Post
    wait I thought it already went Diamond? I guess Diamond is shipped?
    Read the news post.

    Quote Originally Posted by LP_Evan View Post
    The Beatles released an album this century? Didn't know that. Anyways congrats to Linkin Park and HT, hope it sells 10 million more!
    Compilation album of their #1 hits.

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    Huge Congrats.

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    It's even crazier that HT is STILL charting and selling up to this day, 12 years after the release.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ignite View Post
    It's even crazier that HT is STILL charting and selling up to this day, 12 years after the release.
    Probably because it's so awesome... There will be no album better than Hybrid Theory!

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheZlajaZlo View Post
    Probably because it's so awesome... There will be no album better than Hybrid Theory!
    Yep, this!

    HT is definitely the record LP will be remembered for

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    Congrats to the band!

    Didn't know Eminem had 2 diamond albums...

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    HELL YES

    Now ATS needs to cross the Platinum mark. :/

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    Congratulations LP, for this achievment you get complimentry milka, and lots of it.











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    Awesome!
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    Very nice *golf clap*.

    But seriously, *running in circles* Yay Yay Yay!!


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    Well done, Linkin Park. Congrats!

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    There's a little typo in the opening post. The Eminem album is called The Marshall Mathers LP.


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