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Total revenues grew 18% to $5.4 billion in the first half of 2019.

By Mitch Glazier, Richard James Burgess, Susan Genco and Jordan Bromley.

RIAA's July Gold & Platinum Awards

August 14, 2019 | Gold & Platinum

In July, the RIAA certified 249 song awards and 15 album awards.


The iconic artist was surprised on-stage when CMG EVP Global Artist Marketing & Commerce, Robbie McIntosh and EVP, Head of Media Strategy & Relations, Ambrosia Healy presented her with a plaque commemorating 100 million RIAA song certifications.

Washington, D.C., August 7, 2019 – The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) today announced that it has named Brendan Daly as Chief Communications Officer, effective immediately.

See all RIAA 2019 Awards to date on here.

RIAA's May Gold & Platinum Tally

June 11, 2019 | Gold & Platinum

In May, the RIAA certified 197 Song Awards and 24 Album Awards.

RIAA Fills Key Leadership Roles

May 8, 2019 | RIAA News

WASHINGTON – Today Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) Chairman & CEO Mitch Glazier announced new members of his leadership team with the promotions of Morna Willens to Chief Policy Officer and Karen Silhol to Chief Financial Officer, and the addition of Ken Doroshow as Chief Legal Officer. Each position…

RIAA's April Gold & Platinum Awards

May 8, 2019 | Gold & Platinum

In April, the RIAA certified 263 Song Awards and 23 Album Awards.

Record Labels Crank Up Hi Res Music

May 6, 2019 | RIAA News

More than 1,000 Studio Quality albums now added to music services each month WASHINGTON – The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) today issued a first-ever tally of high-resolution (“hi-res”) music titles available in the U.S., illustrating the high priority record labels place on assuring fans have access to the…