The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” And “Starboy” Certified Diamond By RIAA

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The Weekend released the music video for “Out Of Time,” the latest single from his critically acclaimed album DAWN FM. The video was directed by Cliqua and featured appearances from Jim Carrey, who is also on the song, and South Korean model and actress HoYeon Jung. The Weeknd also saw his previous singles “Blinding Lights” and “Starboy” become certified by the RIAA. […]

REPORT: Kanye’s “DONDA” Album Goes Platinum

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Kanye West’s DONDA is officially going platinum. The Recording Industry Association of America confirmed that the album had reached over one-million equivalent sales since its release in August 2021. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information DONDA was released after multiple delays and is West’s ninth solo album to reach platinum certification. Jesus Is King and recently […]

Eminem Becomes the Most Certified Artist for Singles in RIAA Gold and Platinum Program History

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Today, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) announced 73.5 million new Gold & Platinum Program certifications for Eminem. The Shady/Aftermath/Interscope artist is now the number one awarded musician for singles in the program’s history and one of only seven artists in any genre or era with three or more Diamond Album Awards.    Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Eminem’s combined six RIAA Diamond awards, […]

Missy Elliot Expresses Gratitude Making History With 6 Platinum Albums

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Missy Elliot is celebrating another milestone in her career. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Over the weekend, Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliot shared that she is now the first female rapper to achieve six-platinum certified albums. Elliott is a pioneer of female Hip Hop and R&B, groundbreaking songwriter-producer, and across-the-board cultural icon. In a statement via Twitter, […]

Trippie Redd & Playboi Carti’s “Miss The Rage” Goes Platinum


Trippie Redd earns his first platinum single off the latest album, Trip At Knight, with the lead single, “Miss The Rage” featuring Playboi Carti, surpassing over one million units sold, according to RIAA. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information MORE: Trippie Redd’s Tour Bus Shot at in Baltimore Announced on Saturday (Nov. 27) alongside a collection […]

Saweetie and Doja Cat “Best Friend” RIAA Certified Platinum

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Saweetie and Doja Cat are celebrating the success of their collaborative effort. Their joint single “Best Friend” was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America over the weekend after dropping in January of this year. Additionally “Best Friend” is also Saweetie’s 1st single to go top 10 on the U.S Pop charts & the […]

King Von Single Posthumously Goes Platinum

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It has been 5 months since the passing of Chicago rapper, King Von. The “Crazy Story” rapper was involved in an altercation outside of an Atlanta nightclub that resulted in the rapper being fatally shot. Prior to his death, King Von was making a name for himself as one of Hip Hop’s best storytellers. Visit […]

The Weeknd’s ‘The Hills’ Becomes Diamond-Certified Single

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While Drake has been dominating both Canadian and American headlines in recent weeks, another Toronto-based hip-hop artist has been quietly making money moves- and they’ve paid off majorly. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The Weeknd’s breakout hit, “The Hills,” was recently certified diamond by the RIAA- his first single to achieve such an honor. (And just […]

J. Cole May Have Features on His Next Album

J. Cole May Have Features on his Next Album

J. Cole sat down with GQ for their April cover story for a rare interview where he discussed the “Platinum With No Features” meme. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The Dreamville Records boss admitted that he was initially flattered but wasn’t prepared for its longevity. “I was loving it,” he told GQ. “I was like, […]

‘Tha Carter V’ and ‘Queen’ Certified Platinum on Same Day

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Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj prove that Young Money/Cash Money Business is still alive and well. The Cash Money business side has been settled for Wayne making 2018 indeed a winning year. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Young Money’s first lady Nicki Minaj came out strong with the release of Queen and then we finally received […]

Drake is the Top-Selling Solo Male Artist of All-Time in America

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According to the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America), Drake has passed Elvis, Eminem and Michael Jackson for total music sales grossing up to $218,280,000 in sales. No other solo male artist has even broken $200,000,000, Elvis is second with 191,000,000 and Eminem is next at 172,000,000. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Let’s be honest, […]

Ella Mai’s Self-Titled Album Goes Gold In One Week


The accolades keep coming for British singer-songwriter, Ella Mai, who recently dropped her self-titled album to critical acclaim. In just one week, the extraordinary R&B debut has already attained gold status, while the smash hit that started it all, “Boo’d Up,” is triple platinum. The follow up single “Trip” has now been certified platinum. Visit […]

Kanye West’s ‘Ye’, ‘I Love It’ Featuring Lil Pump Goes Gold

Kanye West's 'Ye', 'I Love It' Featuring Lil Pump Goes Gold

Kanye West has another win, or two, to be correct. As of late, the Recording Institution of America confirmed Kanye’s ‘Ye collection a gold certification. His Lil Pump-assisted effort, “I Love It,” has likewise gone gold. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Ye, a venture which has up to this point turned out to be one […]

Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ Is No Longer the Biggest Selling Album in U.S. History

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After spending 35 years in reign as the biggest selling album in U.S. history, Michael Jackson’s Thriller has officially been dethroned. The RIAA recently revealed new data that calculated ’70s rock band The Eagles’ as the new keepers of the title. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information According to the Recording Industry Association of America, The […]