The Beatles' "1" (Apple/EMI) earned four International Federation Of The Phonographic Industry (IFPI) Platinum Europe Awards in December, each recognizing sales of 1 million units in the territory. Th

The Beatles' "1" (Apple/EMI) earned four International Federation Of The Phonographic Industry (IFPI) Platinum Europe Awards in December, each recognizing sales of 1 million units in the territory. The compilation now boasts sales of more than 7 million units in Europe and will begin a sixth week atop The Billboard 200 when the new chart is released tomorrow (Jan. 11).



Certified platinum were Limp Bizkit's "Chocolate Starfish And The Hot Dog Flavored Water" (Interscope/Universal), Joe Cocker's "Greatest Hits" (EMI), S Club 7's "7" (Polydor/Universal), and Sade's "Lovers Rock" (Epic/Sony Music).



Double-platinum awards went to Craig David's "Born To Do It" (Telstar), Crowded House's "Recurring Dream" (EMI), Eros Ramazzotti's "Stilelibero" (BMG), Texas' "Greatest Hits" (Mercury/Universal), Westlife's "Coast To Coast" (BMG), and Robbie Williams' "Sing When You're Winning" (Chrysalis/EMI).



Eminem's "The Marshall Mathers LP" (Interscope/Polydor) and U2's "All That You Can't Leave Behind" (Island/Universal) each hit the 3 million unit mark.