Beyonce Knowles is celebrating after learning her debut solo album has been rated quadruple platinum in America.

The singer's DANGEROUSLY IN LOVE album sailed past sales of four million copies last month (AUG04), according to new figures from the RECORDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA (RIAA).

The album was released in June 2003 and features the hits Crazy In Love, Baby Boy and ME MYSELF AND I.

Beyonce is currently back in the studio with Destiny's Child putting the finishing touches to the trio's latest album.

In other August certifications, the RIAA issued double-platinum honours to MAROON 5's SONGS ABOUT JANE.

09/09/2004 09:10