Chris Young, Brantley Gilbert Reach RIAA Album Milestones

Chris Young, Brantley Gilbert

Chris Young, Brantley Gilbert

Several country artists have earned gold and platinum awards from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) Gold and Platinum Program for May.

Brantley Gilbert‘s project Just As I Am (The Valory Music Co.) has reached platinum sales, while Chris Young‘s A.M. (RCA Nashville) has garnered gold status.

Meanwhile, Thomas Rhett‘s “Die a Happy Man” has notched double-platinum status. In addition, several Nashville artists achieved gold and platinum singles.


Digital Multi-Platinum Single

2X Platinum: Thomas Rhett, “Die a Happy Man” (Valory Music Co.)

Digital Platinum Single

Chris Stapleton, “Tennessee Whiskey” (Mercury Nashville)

Digital Gold Single

Dierks Bentley, “Somewhere on a Beach” (Capitol Nashville)

Brett Eldredge, “Drunk on Your Love” (Atlantic Records)

Florida Georgia Line, “Confession” (Republic Nashville)

Tim McGraw, “Humble and Kind” (Big Machine Records)

Jon Pardi, “Head Over Boots” (Capitol Nashville)

Dan + Shay, “Nothin’ Like You” (Warner Bros.)

Chris Stapleton, “Tennessee Whiskey” (Mercury Nashville)

Platinum Album

Brantley Gilbert, Just As I Am (The Valory Music Co.)

Gold Album

Chris Young, A.M. (RCA Nashville)


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