Words matter. These are the best Platinum Quotes from famous people such as Young M.A, Anastasia Soare, Wendy O. Williams, E-40, Gary Wright, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
There’s a lot of rappers out there, a lot of gay girls expressing themselves; I’m not the first to say it; I’m not the first to rap about it. But I’m the one who broke down those doors that everybody has been trying to break down. I did that. I’m the one who went triple platinum first.
Marilyn Monroe had thick, dark eyebrows even though her hair was platinum and it looked gorgeous. It worked because she had brown eyes – dark eyes can handle a dark brow even if the hair is blond.
My music is very innovative, in a class by itself. Nobody else is saying anything of value. What I’m trying to do is get people to think, to alter their consciousness. It’s not your typical platinum formula for success.
For the first six years of my career I was independent. I got on to a major and did my thing there. I had platinum and gold records and all that.
My goal is really to continue to make music. I really don’t make music to have platinum records and all that kind of stuff. I’ve been there. I do it because I love music, and I love uplifting people through my music. That’s my real goal.
It’s kind of like a college degree… when you get one, no one can take it from you. When you get to say for the rest of your life that you’ve got a platinum album, that really means something.
Hairdressers call me dark blonde, but I think they’re wrong. I feel far more naturally confident blonde. My mum’s blonde, my sister’s platinum blonde. I thought, ‘When I grow up, that’s what I’m going to look like.’
If you come to my house in Kolkata, it is full of gold and platinum discs.
My natural color is dark blond, but right now I like being a brunette. I did a movie last summer and they dyed my hair platinum – I hated it.
I’m the 1st black platinum artist in Detroit, solo artist in Detroit.
There’s not a platinum record hanging in my house anywhere. It doesn’t exist here. I’m over it. They’re all in the garage, wrapped up in bubblewrap.
Something funny certainly happens when palladium and platinum come into contact with hydrogen gas; it’s one of the great mysteries still waiting to be solved on the periodic table. But it’s quite a leap from ‘something funny’ to cold fusion.
Me and my mom were just watching the charts like, ‘Why isn’t it stopping?’ And now I’ve got a platinum disc in my bedroom.
There have been numerous times when my career was supposed to be over because of mathematics, you know, age and numbers,’ he says. ‘How many times can you go platinum? How many times can you rap about the same subject? How many times can you say, ‘Oakland?’
Not many artists or bands go platinum every year, from what people have told me, so it’s an honor to have so many fans. A million people, that’s a lot of people! Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, and Justin Timberlake sell a few million, and so hopefully I’ll make my way up to that.
On ‘Platinum Flame,’ I engineered the beats myself, so I produced and engineered them. So this is getting even truer to myself, how I truly feel.
People in the media, it makes their day when someone they say is a five-star artist goes platinum.
I never thought of having platinum albums and winning awards. I just wanted to write songs and sing when I started out in the music business.
Hip-hop is all about impact, baby. You can sell records, you can be two-times platinum, you can be gold… but if you lame, you lame, man. We try to provide the exact opposite of that. It’s style, individuality, confidence. We exude that.
Unfortunately – as I have experienced first-hand, as many artists have – there’s a gaping hole between platinum and non-existent. There’s no in-between.
Taylor’s first four albums have been certified platinum a combined 21 times, but despite her unprecedented success in country music, ‘1989’ is strictly pop.
J Cole went platinum with no features, and I wanna go platinum!
I’ve got a room full of gold and platinum records, a lot of them are Canadian, and I’ve got a very soft spot for that country.
I don’t need material things like gold and platinum records on my wall, Grammys or Hall Of Fame nods.
I’ve had two platinum albums. I have worked with thousands of people. But the most rewarding feeling is to see people on Twitter say, ‘Do you see what Dawn and them are doing? They are number one.’ It’s the most rewarding feeling because of all the tears, all the bad stuff, and the people that said I couldn’t do it.
I support any procedure that allows photographers to express themselves, whether that involves color, black and white, platinum, palladium and digital technology.
I wanted to sell a million records, and I sold a million records. I wanted to go platinum; I went platinum. I’ve been working nonstop since I was 15. I don’t even know how to chill out.
I was talking to my good friend Kid Rock a while ago, and he told me if I’d send him a helmet, he’d send me an autographed platinum record. I thought that was a pretty sweet swap.
My mother was not a country girl. She was a Brooklyn girl, born and raised in Flatbush, and then a Long Island girl, who liked shopping, ‘a little glitter’ in her clothes, and keeping secret the actual color of her hair, which from the day I was born to the day she died, was the ‘platinum blonde’ of Jean Harlow’s.
I’ve never been platinum. I’ve never sold out an arena. I’ve never been on an arena tour.
My ‘No Parlez’ album in 1983 – which went quadruple platinum – changed my life. The funniest thing though is the pictures we shot for the cover were rubbish, so we had to use a set we’d done for Smash Hits magazine instead.
I was on mad platinum albums… I produced and wrote on them.
You sign your life away, basically, when you sign a record deal, and if you have a platinum album, then you go back in and renegotiate.
When you record an album and it goes platinum… yeah, you’re in the studio and you work hard for months, but it’s not like your whole body hurts. Maybe you get a little hoarse and tired. But on ‘Dancing With the Stars,’ everything hurts.
I got a portrait of Nipsey at my house, bro. I got to put a platinum plaque by that, and my brother is not here to share that with me. That’s his first platinum single. We did that together.
I remember going backstage on a random night and Kanye goes, ‘Ayo Premier, I’m about to drop an album called ‘College Dropout’ and I’m rapping on the whole thing. And as I soon it drop it’s gonna go double platinum.’ I looked at him like, ‘That’s a bold statement to make if you never rapped before.’
Well, I was doing platinum albums back-to-back with Jive when they were the hottest hip-hop label. There was a time when Jive made a lot more money than Def Jam. They had KRS-One, Too $hort, E-40, Mystikal, UGK and Keith Murray. They had Will Smith when he was still the Fresh Prince.
No artist that beefs with me or talks down on my name has that many platinum songs. They’re all gold.
Achievements are precious and timeless, just like the precious metal platinum. And what better way to celebrate milestones in your life than with precious platinum.
This cycle of make a record, tour has been going on for 20 years now. I don’t even know why I do it sometimes. Do I need more money? Do I need more platinum and gold records? The only thing I can think of is ego.