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Beyonce’s latest self-titled album has officially sold one million copies!

According to the Huffington Post, the R&B megastar’s “visual album” surpassed the millionth sale mark around 11:15 a.m. PST Wednesday — just six days after it’s surprise release.

Without marketing or promotion, Queen Bey dropped her fifth studio album on the early hours of Dec. 13. She announced the release with a simple post on her Instagram account. The caption read, “Surprise!”

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Beyonce went on to became the fastest-selling album to ever hit iTunes, with 828,773 copies sold in just its first three days. According to Apple, it “broke the US first week album sales record with 617,213 sold and proved to be a global success going to number one in 104 countries.”

And just to add icing on the cake, the album is currently number one on Billboard’s weekly 200 album chart.

The RIAA is expected to officially certify the album platinum with the next few days.

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