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==Chart Performance==
 
==Chart Performance==
"One in a Million" debuted at #20 on the Billboard 200 chart, selling 40,500 copies in its first week. During the Christmas week of 1996, it reached its peak at #18, selling 71,000 copies during that week.
 
 
On October 23, 1996, it was certified gold, then certified platinum on February 5, 1997 and finally certified 2x platinum by the RIAA on June 16, 1997 with copies/shipments of more than two million copies. It sold an additional 1.1 million copies in 1997.
 
 
After Aaliyah's death in 2001, "One in a Million" returned to the Billboard 200, and US. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums. During this time, it also topped Billboard's Top Catalog Albums for 12 weeks.
 
 
In Canada, the album debuted at #35 on the Canadian RPM Albums chart on September 9, 1996; it reached its peak at #33 the following week. It was certified gold by Music Canada for 50,000 copies sold.
 
 
On September 7, 1996, "One in a Million" entered the UK Albums Chart and the UK R&B Chart, peaking at #33 and #3 respectively. It was eventually certified Gold by the BPI for 100,000 copies sold.
 
 
In Japan, the album peaked at #36 on the Oricon Albums chart and was certified gold by the RIAJ. It also charted in other countries such as Australia, the Netherlands and Sweden where it peaked at #93, #62 and #41 respectively.
 
 
Overall, "One in a Million" had sold 3 million copies in the United States and 8 million copies worldwide. The album has sold an additional 756,000 units through the BMG Music Club.
 
 
 
==Critical Reception==
 
==Critical Reception==
 
In her review for Vibe magazine, music critic Dream Hampton said that Aaliyah's ''"deliciously feline"'' voice has the same ''"pop appeal"'' as Janet Jackson's and is complemented by the producers' funky, coherent tracks.
 
In her review for Vibe magazine, music critic Dream Hampton said that Aaliyah's ''"deliciously feline"'' voice has the same ''"pop appeal"'' as Janet Jackson's and is complemented by the producers' funky, coherent tracks.
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