Frank Ocean's "Channel Orange" Certified Gold

The RIAA has awarded Frank Ocean's debut album "Channel Orange" with a gold plaque.

It looks like Frank Ocean's acclaimed debut Channel Orange has been officially certified gold, according to HipHop-N-More.

News broke today that the RIAA officially awarded the OFWGKTA singer's Def Jam debut gold status certification for selling more than 500,000 copies since its release in July 2012. The album debuted to over 130,000 units sold upon its release.

This isn't the first honor that Channel Orange has received. The album earned nearly universal acclaim from critics, and has been nominated for six Grammy awards, including Best New Album.

Most recently, Ocean was involved in a scuffle with Chris Brown at a Los Angeles recording studio.

RELATED: Frank Ocean Reportedly Wants To Press Charges Against Chris Brown Over Studio Brawl

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  • red

    I like Frank Ocean but guess what The Weeknd went Platinum!!! Hope Frank gets there too!

  • yeaaahh

    I wonder if people realize how ridiculous they sound saying he only came out for attention and to sell records? You do realize that could have hurt his career, right?? I believe he decided to come out because he talks about certain situations on the album and he didn't want his fans confused. It's 2013 and people still bash others for being themselves.

  • Ken

    lemme guess... bunch of ya'll are scared of friggin gay people. of all the things to be scared of, you pussies choose GAYS. haha Game was right: "Frank Ocean more of a man than you niggas get up off that gay shit." for real

  • Anonymous

    id love to know what percentage of faggots bought this album, he must of sold major amounts of units within the gay community (how a man can stick his dick up another mans ass is just beyond me)

  • Anonymous

    i wonder how many of the people calling him a faggot or a dicksucker listen to lil wayne at least frank is true to himself and he dont go around wearing his daughters leopard print pants kissing his fake daddy on the lips

    • Anonymous

      cmon man wayne is gayer than frank ocean you ever seen video of frank ocean kissing a man? or wearing a pink t-shirt? does frank ocean got a lip ring or leopard print jeggings?

    • Anonymous

      lil wayne cant rap and is wack, but at least he is straight lol

  • Trinity

    well deserved. Funny as fuck to see how many sexually insecure people are on this post.. Frank may be gay, but you are the faggots

  • Anonymous

    dick suckin gay dont deserve gold

  • tizo23

    FUCKING FAGGETS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Anonymous

    his album is going AIDS

  • Anonymous

    This dick sucking faggot deserves to burn in. Only reason why he's getting attention is because the media loves supporting fags. Don't believe me? Ask Anderson Cooper, he'll even tell you.

    • Mu

      OR it could be that he released one of the best albums (in ANY genre) of the year. STFU with all that hate you immature fool. How would you feel if somebody discriminated against you for being an idiot? Wouldn't like it, would you?

    • Anonymous

      you are 100% correct

  • realist ever

    Great artist.. Great album. He has artistic talent. He just has a personal life that doesnt fit with others ( he is homosexual). However that doesn't take away being a great artist. Some wouldn't publicly say that are a fan but we know he is great. Some are ignorant. If he makes the best music then no one would care if he was gay. Hey.. Chris Brown beats women but he still sells records.

  • FTF

    Fuck this faggot. Only reason this guy gets any attention is that he likes to take the pipe. the album was mediocre but only gets acclaim cuz the media likes to ride on the gay agenda. Fags are going to burn in hell. Aint no such thing as liking other guys if you a dude. Bible even states it.

    • .....

      4. The Gnostics had a stronghold in Egypt and some fourth century manuscripts have been found in Nag Hammadi. These false gospels contained historical and literary blunders which reveal that they were not written in the first century. Their literary style is drastically different from the New Testament and they exalt absurd stories of Jesus' childhood such as: Jesus would make clay birds and change them into real ones. While playing hide and seek, Jesus searched for some children in a particular house into which they had run. When He came to the door and asked the mother if there were any children inside she said, "No, only kids." Outraged, Jesus turned all of the children into goats. Jesus had a twin brother. Jesus had sexual involvement with various women.

    • Anonymous

      Two fags who obviously got offended

    • erm

      The Bible also says that the punishment for people collecting firewood on sunday's should be the death penalty. Did you ever read the other eight gospels left out of the bible? Like the one when Jesus turn's his friends into goats as a prank? The sad thing is i'm not making any of this up. Actually READ the bible.

    • Anonymous

      removes faggot and fags and add nigger instead

  • Anonymous

    Congratulations, homie. One of the best R&B albums of the year.