Tinie Tempah's "Written In The Stars" Certified Platinum

posted May 16, 2011 10:51:00 AM CDT | 9 comments

Tinie Tempah's "Written In The Stars" Certified Platinum

The English rapper scores his first platinum plaque in the U.S. for his breakout single.

English rapper Tinie Tempah is well on his way to conquering the United States. The London, England native earned his first platinum plaque across the pond for his breakout hit “Written in the Stars” featuring Eric Turner, honored for crossing the one-million sales mark.

1,000,000 Copies of Written in the Stars ft @EricTurners Sold in the US!! PLATINUM Baby...Thank You! #DISCOVERYOUT2MORROWless than a minute ago via ÜberSocial Favorite Retweet Reply

 

The 22-year-old, whose real name is Patrick Chukwuemeka Okogwu, will release the Stateside version of his debut Disc-Overy tomorrow (May 17th). The album topped the charts in the U.K. upon release in October 2010, receiving double platinum certification last week for sales of 600,000 copies.

Disc-Overy includes guest appearances from Kelly Rowland, Ellie Goulding, Swedish House Mafia and more. The U.S. version of the album features three new songs including “Til I’m Gone” featuring Wiz Khalifa.

RELATED: Tinie Tempah: Bridging The Gap

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