Web Wakeup: January 17th

By News 8

Published 01/17 2014 10:17AM

Updated 01/17 2014 12:39PM

Kanye West has a new reason to celebrate. His most recent studio album, "Yeezus," is now certified platinum. The Recording Industry Association of America made the announcement on Twitter in a congratulatory tweet. Currently, West is on the road promoting the album.

A&E's hit show "Duck Dynasty" is back, but its viewers are not. USA Today reports in this week's season premiere, 8.5 million people tuned in. Last season's first episode drew 12 million viewers. Gay activists lashed out at A&E after one of the show's cast members made anti-gay remarks in an interview with GQ Magazine. 

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