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Bieber’s Baby song highest-certified single in US history

ANI  Washinton, May 22, 2013
First Published: 00:21 IST(22/5/2013) | Last Updated: 00:23 IST(22/5/2013)

Justin Bieber’s hit single ‘Baby’ has helped him beat Sir Elton John to the title of the highest-certified song in US history.

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The singing sensation’s famous track, which has gone platinum 12-times since its release in 2010, has won over the Rocket Man’s ‘Candle in the Wind/Something About the Way You Look Tonight’, which went 11 times platinum in 1997, Contactmusic reported.

The teen icon’s newest achievement came after the officials at the Recording Industry Association of America made a recent rule change, which incorporated on-demand streaming figures with the single sales. author of the study, said.

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