Nashville Artists Earn RIAA Certifications

A few of the digital singles which earned RIAA sales awards last month.

A few of the digital singles which earned RIAA sales awards last month.

The RIAA presented numerous sales awards to Nashville-related artists last month.

Taylor Swift’s sales tally kept growing, likely spurred by the excitement surrounding the release of her upcoming album, 1989. Earning digital sales awards (mostly Platinum or multi-Platinum) were her older tracks “Love Story,” “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” “Mean,” “Mine,” “Fifteen,” “Back To December,” “Picture To Burn,” “Our Song,” “You Belong with Me,” “Safe & Sound,” “The Story Of Us,” “Crazier,” “Enchanted” and “Everything Has Changed,” featuring Ed Sheeran.

Tim McGraw’s “Highway Don’t Care,” featuring Swift and Keith Urban, scored a 2x Platinum single award.

Earning Platinum honors were Urban’s “We Were Us” featuring Miranda LambertThe Band Perry’s “Done,” and Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass.”

Jason Aldean, who recently received the RIAA award for Top Male Country artist, received a Gold single for “Burnin’ It Down.” Also earning Gold were Kenny Chesney’s “American Kids” and “Everybody Wants To Go To Heaven,” Colt Ford’s “Drivin’ Around Song,” Florida Georgia Line’s “Dirt,” Dustin Lynch’s “Where It’s At,” Justin Moore’s “Lettin’ The Night Roll,” Kacey Musgraves’ “Follow Your Arrow,” Brad Paisley’s “River Bank,” TobyMac’s “Made To Love,” Chris Tomlin’s “Indescribable” and Matthew West’s “The Motions.”

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