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In 2017 revenues from recorded music in the United States increased 16.5% at estimated retail value to $8.7 billion, continuing the growth from the previous year.
First Ever Gold Record Bestowed On March 14th, 1958
Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, and RCA Records acknowledge the astounding ongoing impact of the music and artistry of Elvis Presley, whose all time RIAA certified album awards in the US now top 146.5 million units.
Music Organizations Press Congress to Consolidate Widely Backed Music Licensing Reforms Into Single Bill

RIAA's January Gold & Platinum Tally

February 12, 2018 | Gold & Platinum

In January, RIAA certified 104 Song Awards and 17 Album Awards.
Music, tech groups unified in support, momentum builds on Capitol Hill
WASHINGTON – The United States Senate recently voted to approve intellectual property lawyer Andrei Iancu as the new Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Below is a comment on the approval from Mitch Glazier, President, RIAA. “We welcome the approval…

“Despacito” Makes RIAA History

January 31, 2018 | Gold & Platinum

First Latin Song To Achieve Diamond In 60 Years Of Gold & Platinum Awards
Read the music groups’ letter here: North American Music Community Letter To USTR…