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RIAA's September 2021 Gold & Platinum Awards

October 20, 2021 |Gold & Platinum

See all September 2021 Awards here.

Revenues for Latin music in the U.S. grew 37% to $407 million in the first half of 2021 (1H 2021), continuing their recovery. Latin music’s growth outpaced that of overall U.S. music revenues, growing in share to 5.8%.

RIAA's August 2021 Gold & Platinum Awards

September 22, 2021 |Gold & Platinum

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Los Angeles, CA – Today, RIAA and CreativeFuture released the first three episodes of OffScript with Ruth and Mitch, a video podcast hosted by CreativeFuture CEO Ruth Vitale and RIAA CEO Mitch Glazier…

RIAA 2021 Mid-Year Music Industry Revenue Report

September 13, 2021 |News Articles

Recorded music revenues in the U.S. grew 27% in the first half of 2021 versus the prior year, from $5.6 to $7.1 billion at retail value.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (August 15, 2021) – Click here to view the complete press release, via Warner Music Nashville.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 12, 2021) – On August 10, the White House announced President Biden’s intent to nominate Chris Wilson as the Chief Innovation and Intellectual Property Negotiator at the Office of the United States Trade Representative. 

RIAA's July 2021 Gold & Platinum Awards

August 11, 2021 |Gold & Platinum

See all July 2021 Awards here.

Capitol Hill Mixtape Congresswoman Deborah Ross

July 20, 2021 |Music Notes Blog

Thanks for tuning in! This month I had the pleasure of interviewing first-term Congresswoman Deborah Ross (D-NC-2). Congresswoman Ross told us about how she got a very early start in politics and music with parents who loved both, and shared songs that remind her to use her position to…

RIAA is pleased to announce our Mid-Year 2021 Gold & Platinum Awards Report.  Every mid-year we recognize the artists who have achieved Gold & Platinum status for titles both released and certified within the first half of the year. In 2021 we celebrate a select group of just 7 albums and 20 singles! Click here to view the report.