Elton John, Florida Georgia Line Top List Of RIAA April Gold/Platinum Certifications
May 5, 2016 at 12:01 PM (PT)
The RECORDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA certified a total of 20 Album and 48 Digital Single Awards during the month of APRIL, with the complete list available here.
ELTON JOHN's "Greatest Hits" led the way, certified at 17 times Platinum for the album, which was originally released NOVEMBER 1974. That was one of four ELTON JOHN albums certified multi-Platinum during the month along with THE WEEKND's "Beauty And The Madness" (3 times Platinum) and RIHANNA's "Anti" (double-Platinum).
FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE's 2012 hit, "Cruise," was one of six multi-Platinum singles certified this month, topping 10 times Platinum, followed by RIHANNA's "Work," which went 3 times Platinum. POST MALONE's "White Iverson," FLO RIDA's "My House" and THE CHAINSMOKERS' "Roses" all were certified double-Platinum along with RIHANNA's "Work."
In addition, there was one LATIN Platinum single (JOEY MONTANA's "Picky") and four LATIN Gold singles certified during the month.