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OMI's debut album certified Gold by RIAA

Published:Friday | May 19, 2017 | 5:33 PMShereita Grizzle

Me 4 U, the debut album from reggae singer OMI, has been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

This means that the artiste's compilation has sold more than 500,000 units. OMI took to his social media pages a short while ago to make the announcement.

'ME 4 U' is officially certified GOLD in the United States,” he said in the post. “Thank you to everyone who has purchased, streamed and continues to support my music! This is just the beginning.”

Released in October 2015 by Ultra Music, Me 4 U, debuted at number 51 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with first week sales of over 9,000 copies. It peaked at number 18 in Canada, 37 in Australia, 62 in France, 21 in Norway, nine in Sweden and 25 in Denmark.

The entertainer who catapulted to international recognition with his breakout tune, Cheerleader, promised his fans new music to be released soon.