Mumford And Sons Earn Multi-Platinum; Justin Timberlake, Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Certified Platinum
December 11, 2013 at 11:05 AM (PT)
The RECORDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA has named the latest artists to achieve Gold and Platinum singles and albums.
MACKLEMORE AND RYAN LEWIS have earned Platinum for their album THE HEIST, which last week received a GRAMMY nomination for ALBUM of the YEAR. Six tracks from their hugely successful disc earned multi-platinum status.
Only one artist, MUMFORD AND SONS, reached multi-platinum for an album, with GLASSNOTE RECORDS' SIGH NO MORE.
RCA megastar JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE earned platinum for THE 20/20 EXPERIENCE 2 OF 2. THE ZAC BROWN BAND earned the other platinum for their album UNCAGED.
JASON MRAZ received four multi-platinum honors, three for I WON'T GIVE UP, while FLO RIDA and BRUNO MARS each notched three multi-platinum tracks.