There’s a reason why Michael Jackson is widely known as The King Of Pop, and it’s a simple one. His music remains timeless, with many classic singles remaining relevant decades after their initial release. To this day, MJ continues to run numbers, to the point where his Thriller album has been certified once more by the RIAA…
For the thirty-fourth time.
Music revenue rose 16.5 percent to $8.7 billion in the U.S. in 2017, and the majority of the increase is due to music streaming services. According to an annual reportfrom the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), via Wall Street Journal, it’s the second consecutive year of significant growth since 1999. Continue reading U.S. Music Revenue Rises, Boosted by Streaming Services
Over the course of the last twenty years, Eminem has established himself as one of the biggest selling artists in both hip-hop and music at large. Continue reading Eminem Is Now The RIAA’s Second-Most Successful Singles Artist Of All Time
The RIAA has announced Jay Z‘s new album 4:44 has been certified platinum. The announcement came with a photo of Hov standing next to his new plaque, along with the message: “Props to JAY, he’s done it again!”
Kendrick Lamar‘s new album Damn, which hasn’t even been out for a month yet, has already been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. Interscope Records shared the good news Thursday: