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September Gold & Platinum Awards

October 11, 2019 | Gold & Platinum

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As soon as Miranda Lambert’s record-breaking country music career took off, she reached behind and grabbed the hand of the next young female singer and pulled her up alongside her… See the article here.

We honored Atlantic Records GM/Senior VP urban A&R Lanre Gaba on Wednesday on Capitol Hill at its first-ever RIAA Honors event.

Country Music Superstar Miranda Lambert, Atlantic Records’ Lanre Gaba, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy honored for outstanding contributions to U.S. music community

RIAA's August Gold & Platinum Awards

September 20, 2019 | Gold & Platinum

In August, the RIAA certified 246 Song Awards and 35 Album Awards.

Latin music revenues grew 13.5% to $232 million at estimated retail value versus the prior year, building on 3 consecutive years of growth through the end of 2018.

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.