Articles Tagged “RIAA”

  • Hunter Hayes’ "Wanted" Goes Triple Platinum

    Hunter Hayes’ "Wanted" Goes Triple Platinum

    Hunter Hayes, the Eli Young Band and Florida Georgia Line are among the country artists receiving new certifications from the RIAA. Hayes’ “Wanted” has been certified triple platinum, while the Eli Young Band’s “Crazy Girl”…

  • Platinum, Gold Status Now Includes Streams

    Platinum, Gold Status Now Includes Streams

    The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has announced the integration of streams to its recognition of gold and platinum certifications. On-demand audio and/or video song streams will now be counted toward the 500,000 (gold),…

  • Taylor Swift’s Red Was 2012′s Only Triple-Platinum Album

    Taylor Swift’s Red Was 2012′s Only Triple-Platinum Album

    Taylor Swift‘s album Red was the only 2012 release to be certified triple platinum by the RIAA, according to a report released Tuesday (Jan. 29). The award signifies 3 million shipments of the album, which…

  • Taylor Swift Leads Platinum, Gold Certifications

    Taylor Swift Leads Platinum, Gold Certifications

    Although Taylor Swift‘s new album is titled Red, she’s now facing a colorful stack of gold and platinum certifications from the RIAA. Earlier this month, that album’s lead single, “We Are Never Ever Getting Back…