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RIAA has announced that digital streams will now be included in the gold and platinum certifications for singles and albums. Streams include Rhapsody, Spotify, Xbox Music and others; as well as video streaming for YouTube, Yahoo! Music, VEVO & more. Some changes include ‘Love The Way You Lie’ by Eminem and Rihanna is now 11 times platinum and Ca$ h Out’s ‘Cashin Out’ is now platinum. Hit the jump for the rest of the first group of changes, as well as a statement from the Chairman & CEO of the RIAA.
Cary Sherman, Chairman & CEO, RIAA:
“Including music streaming in Gold & Platinum awards marks the continued evolution of the industry’s premier program for recognizing artistic achievement, and it reflects the wide spectrum of ways consumers enjoy music from their favorite bands. The music business, along with its incredible array of digital service partners, is offering fans more access to music than ever before. We’re thrilled that our awards will now more fully recognize artists’ commercial success today.”
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Here’s some humor for your Tuesday evening.
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According to Future, Wayne’s latest single ‘Love Me’ has gone platinum. I Am Not A Human Being II in stores now.
LoveMe platinum thanks to da fans…
— FUTURE/FREEBANDZ (@1future) April 7, 2013
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After falling short last week, Justin Timberlake’s third studio album The 20/20 Experience has gone platinum by selling 317,037 copies in the second week. Expect part two of the album to drop in November.
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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ single ‘Thrift Shop’ is still going strong as it hits the 5 million mark. The track returned to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 this week after Baauer’s ‘Harlem Shake’ took over for the last 5 weeks. Congrats.
US digital sales: Thrift Shop by @macklemore & RyanLewis tops the 5 million mark this week. The song has sold 5,013,298 downloads.
— Chart News (@chartnews) March 27, 2013
Frank Ocean’s lead single from his debut album channel ORANGE went platinum for selling more than a million copies (1,000,448). Congrats!
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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis hit single “Thrift Shop” has gone triple platinum, selling over 3 million units. Their debut album The Heist has also gone triple platinum, congrats.
Even with the single going gold a month ago, A$ AP can add another plaque on the wall as “Fuckin’ Problems” has gone platinum. Congrats! Long Live A$ AP in stores now.
A week after “How To Love” went triple platinum, Weezy has another plaque to hang up as “6 Foot, 7 Foot” featuring Corey Gunz has also gone triple platinum. Congrats Weezy, his next studio album I Am Not A Human Being 2 is scheduled to be released in stores February 19th.
— Chart News (@chartnews) January 24, 2013
One of the standout singles off Kendrick Lamar’s debut album good kid m.A.A.d. city has gone platinum. “Swimming Pools (Drank)” is the first platinum single that K. Dot has earned. Congrats Kendrick, first platinum single/album and many more to come.
US digital sales: @kendricklamar’s Swimming Pools (Drank) tops the 1 million mark. It’s his 1st million-seller.
— Chart News (@chartnews) January 23, 2013