RIAA Awards Platinum And Gold Country Albums And Singles Certifications
March 22, 2010 at 9:02 AM (PT)
ARISTA star ALAN JACKSON has received Platinum certification status for his album “Good Time” from the RECORDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA. “Good Time” brings the total of Platinum album certifications for JACKSON to 15. JACKSON’s labelmate CARRIE UNDERWOOD recevied triple-Platinum certification for her album “Carnival Ride” and her album “Play On” had earned Platinum status.
BIG MACHINE star TAYLOR SWIFT’s album “Fearless” received six-time multi-Platinum status.
The RIAA also released Gold cerfication awards for COLUMBIA/NASHVILLE artist MIRANDA LAMBERT’s album “Revolution” and CURB artist TIM McGRAW’s “Southern Voice.” STARSTRUCK/VALORY artist REBA also received Gold status for her “Keep On Loving You” album. With this certification, every one of REBA’s studio albums since 1984’s “My Kind Of Country” has been certified Gold or better, which gives REBA the most RIAA sales certifications of any female Country artist.
Singles that were certified include 'CARRIE UNDERWOOD's "Cowboy Casanova," (platinum), JASON ALDEAN's "Big Green Tractor" (platinum), "Toes" from the ZAC BROWN BAND (platinum), TOBY KEITH's "God Love Her" (gold), "Online" from BRAD PAISLEY (gold), "I Need You" by LeANN RIMES (gold), and DARIUS RUCKER's "It Won't be Like This For Long" and "Alright" both going gold.
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