The Lumineers, due tonight on Letterman, officially reach platinum status for "Ho Hey"

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If the Lumineers haven't already gone supernova, by god, they're about to. The locally-based outfit, which got its start humbly playing shows at the Meadowlark, just received word that their hit single "Ho Hey" has officially sold one million copies, while the self-titled album the song appears on is close to going gold, having sold nearly 400,000 copies since its release in April on the Dualtone imprint. Tonight the act is slated to appear on the Late Show with David Letterman, and this December before ringing in the New Year with two sold out shows at the Ogden Theatre with Nathaniel Rateliff, Shovels and Rope and Paper Bird, the outfit will embark on a half dozen dates supporting the Dave Matthews Band. Ho hey indeed.

See also: - The Lumineers shed light on life in Denver and their evolving sound - Review: Lumineers at the Bluebird Theater, 5/11/12 - The Lumineers at the Ogden Theatre, 12/30-12/31

The Lumineers Winter 2012 Tour Dates

12/02 - Portland, OR - Crystal Ballroom (SOLD OUT) 12/04 - Seattle, WA - Key Arena (107.7 The End's Deck The Hall Ball 2012) 12/11 - Duluth, GA - The Arena at Gwinnett Center * 12/12 - Raleigh, NC - PNC Arena * 12/14 - Charlottesville, VA - John Paul Jones Arena * 12/15 - Charlottesville, VA - John Paul Jones Arena * 12/21 - Brooklyn, NY - Barclays Center * 12/22 - Philadelphia, PA - Wall Fargo Center * 12/30 - Denver, CO - The Ogden Theatre (SOLD OUT) 12/31 - Denver, CO - The Ogden Theatre (SOLD OUT)

* with Dave Matthews Band

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