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Big Sean Goes Double Platinum

According to the RIAA, Big Sean’s single “A$$” has recently moved over 2 million units; double platinum certification. Check the soundscan

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RIAA To Include Digital Streams To Gold & Platinum Awards for Musicians?!

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has just announced the integration of streams to its historic Gold and Platinum Program. As per the new format, On-demand audio and/or video song streams will now be counted towards the 500,000 (Gold), 1,000,000 (Platinum) and 2,000,000 plus (multi-Platinum) certifications.

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Jay-Z’s 12 Album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, Receives Platinum Certifiation


Jay-Z’s album just hit stores, but it’s already been certified platinum. The RIAA presented the hip-hop mogul with a platinum plaque for 1 million copies sold of Magna Carta Holy Grail.

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Kendrick Lamar, Jay Z, & Ace Hood Receive New Platinum Plaques


As of this week, Jay Z, Ace Hood & Kendrick Lamar all have earned new platinum plaques. Find out what releases have earned the prestigious honor.…

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Kanye West & G.O.O.D. Music Go Platinum

G.O.O.D. Music’s first single off their upcoming collaborative album Cruel Summer has gone platinum.…

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Adele’s ’21’ Reaches Diamond Certification

Adele’s latest album 21 moved another 28k copies within the last week bringing the total to RIAA diamond certification status–surpassing 10 million in sales.

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A month after its release, Beyonce’s fourth album “4 has been certified Platinum by the RIAA.…

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Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, & Alicia Keys Top Forbes Top Earning Women In Music List

Lady Gaga, led the pack with strong album sales, endorsements and an extremely lucrative world tour. Gaga’s total was more than the combined earnings of No. 2 Taylor Swift and No. 3 Katy Perry, both of whom also benefited from heavy touring and popular albums.

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Young Jeezy’s TM103 Goes Gold + Announces ‘The Hustlerz Ambition’ Tour

Young Jeezy’s latest LP TM 103: The Hustlerz Ambition is now certified gold by the RIAA for shipping more than 500k copies. Jeezy has also announced The Hustlerz Ambition tour kicking off March 3rd in Washington (via Billboard).
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Nicki Minaj’s Receives RIAA Gold Certification

Nicki Minaj can add another plaque to her collection. The rapper’s sophomore effort, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded has been certified gold, selling a total of 508,000 units since its April release.

Minaj has been at the center of a musical firestorm, after she was dissed by Hot 97 radio personality, Peter Rosenberg, just before she

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Usher’s Album Reaches Historic Milestone

Usher’s 2004 “Confessions” album hits a milestone sales achievement, surpassing 10 million U.S. sales.…

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Birdman Presents Nicki Minaj with Platinum Plaque In New Orleans

Shortly after becoming RIAA certified platinum for Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, Birdman presented Nicki with her plaque during a tour stop at the UNO Lakefront Arena in New Orleans.

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