Seattle emcee/producer duo, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, really had a big 2012. After Macklemore earned 2012 XXL Freshman honors, he and his partner debuted at #2 on the Billboard 200 with their album, The Heist.
Now, earn their first platinum plaque. “Thrift Shop”, the album’s breakout single, is officially platinum with sales of more than 1 million.
As if press time, the song’s video had been viewed more than 42.5 million times on Youtube.