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Washington, D.C. (December 20, 2021) – In a case brought by more than a dozen record labels, a U.S. Magistrate Judge has recommended that the operators of Russian piracy websites pay millions in damages…

RIAA’s 2021 Year-End Gold & Platinum Awards

December 15, 2021 |Gold & Platinum

2021 was a remarkable year for music, including Gold & Platinum Awards. Just 16 albums and 98 singles released this year achieved RIAA certification!

RIAA is pleased to announce our Gold & Platinum Class Of 2021. Every year we recognize artists who have achieved Gold & Platinum status for the very first time. The Class of 2021 includes a select group of 43 acts from several different genres…

Capitol Hill Mixtape with Congressman Hank Johnson

December 3, 2021 |Music Notes Blog

Our final episode of 2021 features Congressman Hank Johnson of Georgia. He is the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet so he knows his stuff when it comes to the music industry and online issues. We hope you enjoy this conversation about his path to public service and his passion for reforming federal courts.

New York, NY – December 3, 2021 – Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas is You” continues to make pop music history this year as the artist’s perennial yuletide standard (cowritten and coproduced by Mariah Carey and Walter Afanasieff in 1994) keeps breaking new records while lighting up the 2021 holiday season.

RIAA's October 2021 Gold & Platinum Awards

November 16, 2021 |Gold & Platinum

See all October 2021 Awards here.

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

See all August 2021 Awards here.

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…