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RIAA's July Gold & Platinum Awards

August 10, 2016 | Gold & Platinum

Click here for a full tally of July awards.
The U.S. Department of Justice announced that it has “charged the alleged owner of today’s most visited illegal file sharing website with criminal copyright infringement and have seized the domain names associated with the website.”
Jerzy To Serve As Evening’s Official DJ
In June, RIAA awarded 110 Digital Single Certifications and 49 Album Awards.
Focus on Streaming, Music Publishing & Public Policy
Tax Credit, Passed by Senate and Assembly Today, Will Create Music Industry Jobs Throughout New York State Contact: Jack Warner/ 646-686-4485/ Albany, New York – New York is Music (NYIM), a coalition of more than 200 music-related organizations, today applauded the passage of the Empire State Music Production …

May Gold & Platinum Tally

June 8, 2016 | Gold & Platinum

In May 2016, RIAA certified 65 Digital Single Awards and 26 Album Awards.
One of the RIAA’s greatest ambassadors and one of my most valued colleagues will be leaving the RIAA. Neil Turkewitz, our famed Executive Vice President, International, is departing after 29 years of exemplary service to the labels we represent and the entire music community. Neil and I have worked together …
The U.S. Copyright Office has convened a series public “roundtables” on the efficacy of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Those roundtables follow a public comment period, in which thousands of artists, managers, and music organizations demanded reforms to the antiquated DMCA which forces creators to police the …