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RIAA's September 2020 Gold & Platinum Awards

October 9, 2020 | Gold & Platinum

See all September 2020 Awards here.

In the first half of 2020, revenues from Latin music in the U.S. grew 18.6% to $296.1 million at retail value, the fourth consecutive year of double digit percentage growth. Latin music continued to grow its share of overall U.S. music revenues to 5.2%.


September 30, 2020 | Gold & Platinum

“A starry assemblage of artists and biz folk converged on a Zoom call recently to bestow a Diamond Award on “Meant to Be” by Bebe Rexha f/Florida Georgia Line.”

Washington, D.C. (September 30, 2020) – Mitch Glazier, Chairman and CEO of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), released the following statement ahead of today’s House Judiciary Committee Hearing – follow this link to read the full statement.

“The Recording Industry Association of America congratulates Shira Perlmutter on her appointment as the Fourteenth U.S. Register of Copyrights, and applauds Dr. Carla Hayden, the Librarian of Congress, on an outstanding choice.”

RIAA's August Gold & Platinum Awards

September 15, 2020 | Gold & Platinum

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Washington, D.C. (September 15, 2020) – The RIAA and its members today announced a new multimedia campaign recognizing and celebrating Hispanic artists, their music, and the genre’s overall impact on U.S. society and culture.

LOS ANGELES, CA (September 10, 2020) – Legendary recording artists Mary Wilson and Sam Moore, and the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), together applaud Hawaii’s enactment of the Truth in Music Advertising Act (TIMA) today.

Washington, D.C. (September 10, 2020) – The RIAA today released its mid-year 2020 report showing subscription growth more than offsetting revenue declines in other areas of the U.S. recorded music market, and detailing ways the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the industry.

Los Angeles (September 4, 2020) – California’s music community celebrated today as Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 2257 (AB2257) into law.