Numerous Country stars are on the RIAA’s list of Gold and Platinum certifications for August, September and October. Among the top selling digital singles is Lady Antebellum’s “Need You Now,” which hit 4x multi-Platinum to become the Capitol Nashville band’s best selling single ever.
Mercury’s Billy Currington earned a digital Platinum plaque for downloads of “People Are Crazy.” And labelmate Sugarland scored a Gold certification for “Stuck Like Glue” less than two months after its release.
Platinum album plaques went to newly crowned 2010 CMA Female Vocalist of the Year, Miranda Lambert, for Revolution, marking her second Platinum project. And Keith Urban received his fifth Platinum honor for Defying Gravity. Luke Bryan‘s Doin’ My Thing earned his first Gold album.
Pop star and Nashville native Ke$ha received the most Gold & Platinum certifications during August, September and October. Her debut album Animal (2010) was certified Gold, while her digital singles “Tik-Tok” and “Your Love Is My Drug” went 5x and 2x multi-Platinum, respectively, and “Blah Blah Blah” and “Take It Off” each earned a Gold, to total more than 8.5 million units sold.
The 6x multi-Platinum track “I Gotta Feeling” from The Black Eyed Peas became the RIAA’s highest digital song certification ever.