RIAA Reports 253 Song Awards, 57 Album Awards For August 2018

In August, RIAA certified 253 Song Awards and 57 Album Awards. Among them, the previously reported Eagles Their Greatest Hits, which becomes 38x Platinum.

For country, Brett Young achieves a Platinum plaque for his self-titled debut alongside Chris Young‘s The Man I Want To Be. Jason Aldean‘s Rearview Town earns Gold certification.

Single action goes to Lady Antebellum for achieving 9x Platinum status on “Need You Now.” Hunter Hayes‘ “Wanted” earns 5x Platinum, while Luke Combs Earns 3x Platinum for “Hurricane.” Cam earns 2x Platinum “Burning House” alongside Chris Janson‘s “Buy Me A Boat,” Combs’ “When It Rains It Pours,” and Trace Adkins‘ 2007 hit “You’re Gonna Miss This” and 2005 hit “Honky Tonk Badonkadonk.”

Billy Currington‘s “Do I Make You Wanna” earns Platinum status alongside three Brett Eldredge tunes: “Mean To Me,” “Mercy” and “Lose My Mind.” Chris Young is back on the Platinum list with “The Man I Want To Be” and “Losing Sleep,” as is Dan + Shay‘s “Tequila” and “Nothin’ Like You.” Devin Dawson also achieves those million-moving stats with “All On Me” in addition to Combs’ “One Number Away,” Lee Brice‘s “That Don’t Sound Like You” and Old Dominion‘s “No Such Thing As A Broken Heart,” “Song For Another Time” and “Written In The Sand.” Adkins also sees his “Ladies Love Country Boys” reach the Platinum mark.

For Gold singles, Carrie Underwood‘s “The Champion” achieves the mark, as does Cole Swindell‘s “Flatliner,” Kenny Chesney‘s “Get Along,” Combs’ “Beautiful Crazy” and Adkins’ “Just Fishin’.”


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