Who has RIAA diamond records?

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Who has RIAA diamond records?

Diamond (10+ million) certified albums and singles

Year of release Artist(s) Year of certification
1971 Led Zeppelin 2021
1968 The Beatles 2019
1985 Billy Joel 2011
1979 Pink Floyd 1999

How much is a diamond RIAA?


Certification Minimum Units Date Established
Gold® 500,000 1958
Platinum® 1,000,000 1976
multi-Platinum® 2,000,000 (in increments of 1,000,000 thereafter) 1984
Diamond® 10,000,000 and counting 1999

Is Nicki Minaj diamond Certified?

Nicki Minaj is now the third female rapper in history to earn a diamond plaque, as the RIAA confirmed that “Super Bass” has sold over 10 million units. The certification arrives a decade after it was released, with the rapper taking to Instagram to share a message of gratitude.

How many albums is diamond?

United States

Media Gold Diamond
Album 500,000 10,000,000
Single 500,000 10,000,000
Music video 50,000 1,000,000

How many albums achieved RIAA gold&platinum status in 2021?

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.

Which artist has the most RIAA diamond certifications?

Bruno Mars Makes History Multiple GRAMMY® Award winner Bruno Mars has made history as the first artist ever to receive five RIAA diamond certified singles. Mars’ That’s What I Like” and “When I Was Your Man” have both been diamond certified, selling and streaming over 10 million copies and bringing his total certifications to five.

What is a RIAA Rio?

The Rio is a portable digital audio device which “allows a user to download MP3 audio files from a computer and to listen to them elsewhere.” The lower court denied the RIAA’s request for injunctive relief, holding that the RIAA had failed to demonstrate a likelihood of success on the merits, and the RIAA appealed.

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