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December 8, 2021 |Gold & Platinum

RIAA Announces Class Of 2021 First-Time Gold & Platinum Award Recipients

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. This achievement acknowledges the creative genius of these amazing artists and the label teams behind them. The RIAA Gold & Platinum Class Of 2021 includes titles released in 2020 and certified in 2021. 

The full RIAA Gold & Platinum Class Of 2021 listing is attached and can be found by visiting: See RIAA’s celebratory Class Of 2021 video here.

Please see this quote from RIAA Chairman & CEO, Mitch Glazier: “RIAA welcomes 43 amazing new artists into this year’s ‘Class Of 2021’ first-time Gold & Platinum Awards club. You join a towering group of musical giants – legends who have shaped our culture and achieved the very highest level of creative and commercial success. Congratulations to this year’s artists and their label teams that have helped them reach this incredible milestone moment. We can’t wait to see what you do next!”

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