RIAA Divvies Gold & Platinum Awards for August 2015

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The RIAA has certified 64 Digital Single Awards and 6 Album Awards for the month of August 2015.

Of those that hit the million-mark, Sam Hunt‘s single “Take Your Time” has reached double platinum, while his “House Party” has reached platinum. Carrie Underwood‘s “Blown Away” has reached triple platinum while her 2005 and 2007 singles, “All American Girl” and “Before He Cheats,” have reached double and five times platinum, respectively. Her 2012 single “See You Again” and 2005 single “Wasted” both hit platinum sales.

Maddie & Tae have touched the million mark with “Girl In A Country Song.” Tim McGraw has reached platinum status for “Shotgun Rider” and “Meanwhile Back At Mama’s.” Cole Swindell has touched a million with “You Ain’t Worth The Whiskey.”

Maddie & Tae celebrate the platinum single status at their album release party in Nashville in 2015. Pictured (L-R): Back: Dot Records Michelle Kammerer, Kris Lamb, BMLG’s Scott Borchetta, Dot Records Chris Stacey, Bernadette Gibbons; Front: Dot Records Mallory Allgood, Maddie Marlow, Tae Dye, Dot Records Brooke Nixon. Photo: Getty Images for Dot Records

Maddie & Tae celebrate the platinum single status at their album release party in Nashville in 2015. Pictured (L-R): Back: Dot Records’ Michelle Kammerer, Kris Lamb, BMLG’s Scott Borchetta, Dot Records’ Chris Stacey, Bernadette Gibbons; Front: Dot Records’ Mallory Allgood, Maddie Marlow, Tae Dye, Dot Records’ Brooke Nixon. Photo: Getty Images for Dot Records

Taylor Swift‘s 2008 album Fearless has touched seven times platinum while her recent singles “Bad Blood” and “Blank Space” have reached a respective three and seven times platinum. Meghan Trainor‘s “All About That Bass” has hit nine times platinum while her “Dear Future Husband” reached double platinum.

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