Pharrell Goes Triple Platinum

After just over a years since its release, ‘Happy’ has just past triple platinum status.

June 2013 saw Happy as the lead single of the Despicable Me 2 soundtrack, selling 1.8 million copies.

Since the singles official release towards the end of 2013, its spent a total of 4 weeks at the top position and hasn’t left the top 20 since, giving the single the fourth position in top selling records of the millennium.

The video that’s been viewed over 350 million times sits below.

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