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RIAA's March Gold & Platinum Awards

April 8, 2019 | Gold & Platinum

In March, the RIAA certified 203 Song Awards and 33 Album Awards.
WASHINGTON, DC and NASHVILLE, TN – The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) today announced the appointment of Jackie Jones as Vice President, Artist & Industry Relations for the organization. Jones will be based in Nashville, Tennessee and will work with the Nashville music community to advance protections for artists,…
WASHINGTON, DC — Today the Librarian of Congress announced the appointment of Karyn Temple as the official United States Register of Copyrights, overseeing the work and direction of the U.S. Copyright Office. Below is a comment from RIAA Chairman and CEO Mitch Glazier on Temple’s appointment. “Karyn Temple is one of…
The U.S. Latin music business experienced its second year of double-digit growth in 2018.
Groups Representing Both Artists & Labels To Collaborate On Effort

RIAA's February Gold & Platinum Awards

March 6, 2019 | Gold & Platinum

In February, RIAA certified 169 Song Awards and 44 Album Awards.
WASHINGTON DC – In its recent decision in the case Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corp. vs WallStreet.com, the United States Supreme Court determined that copyright owners must wait for the U.S. Copyright Office to either issue or refuse registration for a copyright before they are able to enforce their…
Fueled by tremendous creative output by groundbreaking artists and now more than 50 million paid subscriptions, the U.S. music industry experienced its third year of consecutive growth in 2018 with retail revenues up 12% to $9.8 billion. Streaming now comprises 75% of total industry revenues.  Vinyl continues to be a…

RIAA Elects New Board for a New Era

February 26, 2019 | RIAA News

Represents Broad Spectrum of The Modern Recording Industry 
WASHINGTON D.C. – The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) today announced that The BEATLES (‘White Album’) from Apple/Capitol/UMe has now been certified 24X Platinum, earning the spot as the fourth top-certified album of all time.