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RIAA Celebrates 100th Diamond Single Certification

February 1, 2023 |Gold & Platinum

Chairman/CEO Mitch Glazier & COO Michele Ballantyne Honor Halsey with a Diamond for “Without Me” officially marking the 100th Diamond single in RIAA history.

Dolly Parton Is Certified Gold

January 31, 2023 |Gold & Platinum

RIAA Chairman/CEO Mitch Glazier and SVP Artist and Industry Relations Jackie Jones presented Dolly with plaques commemorating Gold certification of “Hard Candy Christmas” and “Faith” with Galantis featuring Mr. Probz. 

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) today released its annual Notorious Markets Report, which stresses the importance of copyright enforcement in the context of emerging troubling trends in online piracy. 

RIAA, A2IM And Exceleration Music-Hosted Event Featured Iconic Blues Artist Shemekia Copeland. Representative Jan Schakowsky And Members Of The Illinois Delegation Honored Cultural Impact Of The Blues.

An Austin federal jury today found Grande Communications liable for willful infringement of 1,403 copyrighted sound recordings and ordered the internet provider to pay $46,766,200 in damages to a group of record label plaintiffs.

The Digital Discovery Report offers insights on how music, film, television, books and periodicals, photography, news media, sports and more not only drive culture, but also a thriving society with millions of American creators and trillions of dollars into the U.S. economy.

On this episode of Capitol Hill Mixtape, we caught up with Congressman Tony Cárdenas, who represents the San Fernando Valley in the U.S. House of Representatives. He told us about growing up as one of eleven children, the music that played in their…

Heating up celebrations during Hispanic Heritage Month, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) today published new revenue data for U.S. Latin music, which outpaced overall U.S. tallies and grew its share to a record high at 6.6% of total revenue.

Mid-Year 2022 RIAA Music Revenue Report

September 21, 2022 |News Articles

U.S. recorded music revenues in the first half of 2022 rose 9% to $7.7 billion at estimated retail value, building on the strong growth experienced the prior year. Streaming revenues from paid subscriptions, ad-supported services, and other formats grew 10% to $6.5 billion during this period.