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RIAA's July Gold & Platinum Awards

August 13, 2018 | Gold & Platinum

In July, RIAA certified 128 Song Awards and 25 Album Awards.
As part of the 60th anniversary celebration of its prestigious Gold & Platinum Awards Program (, yesterday the RIAA presented Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin with a plaque commemorating the first ever Gold Album Certification, the soundtrack to “Oklahoma!” (Capitol Records) sung by Gordon MacRae.  The presentation took place at…
All 2018 Gold & Platinum Awards are available here.

RIAA's May Gold & Platinum Awards

June 7, 2018 | Gold & Platinum

In May, RIAA certified 201 Song Awards and 37 Album Awards.

RIAA's April Gold & Platinum Tally

May 3, 2018 | Gold & Platinum

In April, RIAA certified 162 Song Awards and 45 Album Awards.

Going For The Gold (Album)

April 25, 2018 | Gold & Platinum

Think it’s easy for an artist to break through in 2018? According to one recent estimate, there were 150,000+ albums released in 2017 that sold at least one physical or digital copy. We decided to review Gold & Platinum album certifications for albums released since January 1, 2017 through June 13, 2018. …

RIAA's March Gold & Platinum Tally

April 5, 2018 | Gold & Platinum

In March, RIAA certified 199 Song Awards and 75 Album Awards.
First Ever Gold Record Bestowed On March 14th, 1958
Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, and RCA Records acknowledge the astounding ongoing impact of the music and artistry of Elvis Presley, whose all time RIAA certified album awards in the US now top 146.5 million units.