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The first half of 2016 signaled positive gains for the U.S. music industry as the growth in streaming revenues more than offset the declines in physical sales (CDs, etc) and digital download sales.

RIAA's August Gold & Platinum Awards

September 19, 2016 | Gold & Platinum

Click here for a full tally of August awards.

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.