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Seattle rapper Macklemore saw huge success in 2012 with his collaborative independent album with Ryan Lewis The Heist hitting the #2 spot on Billboard 200 with 78k copies sold in the first week. The result surprised many but it can be credited to the fact that he has earned a massive online and touring fanbase over the past couple of years.

Today, the duo reach another landmark as their hit single ‘Thrift Shop’ (Watch video after the break) topped the 1 million mark in sales. The single sold 304,000 copies this week taking the total to 1,117,000. The song is currently #10 on Billboard Hot 100. Congrats to them and the team.

UPDATE: Four weeks later, the song is already double platinum and still holds the #1 spot on Billboard Hot 100.

UPDATE #2: This song is unstoppable right now. It has sold another million copies in 3 weeks and gone triple platinum (total sales 3,101,000). It also maintains the #1 position on Billboard Hot 100.

UPDATE #3: Four times.

UPDATE #4: The song has gone 5x platinum today by moving another 234k copies. The total sales to date are 5,013,000.

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