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RIAA #ClassOf 2021

43 artists earned first-time Gold or Platinum Awards in 2021.

 

Every artist’s story is different. But one common thread for those who break through to G&P recognition is a great partnership with a label team that supports their music, craft, and journey to creative and commercial success. Breaking, supporting, and championing artists and their music is what the people who work at record labels do every day. #LabelsAtWork

The RIAA Gold and Platinum Program defines success in the music industry.

Originally conceived to honor artists and track recording sales, Gold & Platinum Awards have come to stand as a benchmark of success for any artist – whether they’ve just released their first song, or Greatest Hits album. Explore the full range of charts to see where your favorite artist got their start.

“RIAA welcomes 43 amazing new artists into this year’s ‘Class Of 2021’ first-time Gold & Platinum Awards club. You join a towering group of musical giants – legends who have shaped our culture and achieved the very highest level of creative and commercial success. Congratulations to this year’s artists and their label teams that have helped them reach this incredible milestone moment. We can’t wait to see what you do next!”

Mitch Glazier, RIAA Chairman & CEO
Award Artist Title Label
BIA WHOLE LOTTA MONEY Epic Records
Release Date Previous Certification(s) | Date(s) Category Type Certified Units Genre
December 11, 2020
Platinum | October 14, 2021
Gold | October 14, 2021
Single 1 Million R&B/Hip Hop

BIA

Title: WHOLE LOTTA MONEY

Label: Epic Records

Coi Leray No More Parties Republic Records
Release Date Previous Certification(s) | Date(s) Category Type Certified Units Genre
January 22, 2021
Platinum | May 6, 2021
Single 1 Million R&B/Hip Hop

Coi Leray

Title: No More Parties

Label: Republic Records

Joel Corry Head & Heart (feat. MNEK) Big Beat/Atlantic Records
Release Date Previous Certification(s) | Date(s) Category Type Certified Units Genre
July 3, 2020
Platinum | November 2, 2021
Gold |
Single 1 Million Dance/Electronic

Joel Corry

Title: Head & Heart (feat. MNEK)

Label: Big Beat/Atlantic Records

Mooski Track Star Wealthy 4 Life Entertainment/Capitol Records
Release Date Previous Certification(s) | Date(s) Category Type Certified Units Genre
June 17, 2020
Platinum | July 1, 2021
Single 1 Million R&B/Hip Hop

Mooski

Title: Track Star

Label: Wealthy 4 Life Entertainment/Capitol Records

Nardo Wick Who Want Smoke? Flawless Ent./RCA Records
Release Date Previous Certification(s) | Date(s) Category Type Certified Units Genre
January 22, 2021
Platinum | November 30, 2021
Gold | November 30, 2021
Single 1 Million R&B/Hip Hop

Nardo Wick

Title: Who Want Smoke?

Label: Flawless Ent./RCA Records

Olivia Rodrigo brutal Geffen Records
Release Date Previous Certification(s) | Date(s) Category Type Certified Units Genre
May 21, 2021
Platinum | November 12, 2021
Gold | November 12, 2021
Single 1 Million Pop

Olivia Rodrigo

Title: brutal

Label: Geffen Records

Olivia Rodrigo favorite crime Geffen Records
Release Date Previous Certification(s) | Date(s) Category Type Certified Units Genre
May 21, 2021
Platinum | November 17, 2021
Gold | November 17, 2021
Single 1 Million Pop

Olivia Rodrigo

Title: favorite crime

Label: Geffen Records

Olivia Rodrigo happier Geffen Records
Release Date Previous Certification(s) | Date(s) Category Type Certified Units Genre
May 21, 2021
Platinum | November 17, 2021
Gold | November 17, 2021
Single 1 Million Pop

Olivia Rodrigo

Title: happier

Label: Geffen Records

Olivia Rodrigo traitor Geffen Records
Release Date Previous Certification(s) | Date(s) Category Type Certified Units Genre
May 21, 2021
Platinum | November 17, 2021
Gold | November 17, 2021
Single 1 Million Pop

Olivia Rodrigo

Title: traitor

Label: Geffen Records

Pooh Shiesty Monday to Sunday (feat. Lil Baby & BIG30) 1017 Global/Atlantic Records
Release Date Previous Certification(s) | Date(s) Category Type Certified Units Genre
June 26, 2020
Platinum | November 9, 2021
Gold | November 9, 2021
Single 1 Million R&B/Hip Hop

Pooh Shiesty

Title: Monday to Sunday (feat. Lil Baby & BIG30)

Label: 1017 Global/Atlantic Records

Ritt Momney Put Your Records On Columbia Records
Release Date Previous Certification(s) | Date(s) Category Type Certified Units Genre
April 24, 2020
Platinum | June 3, 2021
Gold | January 5, 2021
Single 1 Million Pop

Ritt Momney

Title: Put Your Records On

Label: Columbia Records

SpotemGottem Beat Box Rebel/Geffen Records
Release Date Previous Certification(s) | Date(s) Category Type Certified Units Genre
April 20, 2020
Platinum | November 2, 2021
Gold | November 2, 2021
Single 1 Millon R&B/Hip Hop

SpotemGottem

Title: Beat Box

Label: Rebel/Geffen Records

Toosii Love Cycle South Coast Music Group & Capitol Records
Release Date Previous Certification(s) | Date(s) Category Type Certified Units Genre
February 6, 2020
Platinum | August 24, 2021
Gold | January 11, 2021
Single 1 Million R&B/Hip Hop

Toosii

Title: Love Cycle

Label: South Coast Music Group & Capitol Records