Adele Leads The May Gold & Platinum Nods
June 14, 2011 at 5:56 PM (PT)
ADELE was the big winner in the RIAA's Gold and Platinum certifications for the month of MAY. Her sophomore studio record 21 double-Platinum, while her single track, "Rolling In The Deep," was her second double-Platinum award for selling two million digital downloads.
JUSTIN BIEBER also brought home two RIAA Platinum awards, one for his latest release, Never Say Never -- The Remixes, and one for its title track "Never Say Never," which accompanied the release of his 3D concert film.
Also picking up some Platinum was KID ROCK (for Born Free), while FOO FIGHTERS ' latest offering, Wasting Light, went Gold, as did ERIC CHURCH (for Carolina) and ZAC BROWN BAND (for Pass The Jar).
In MAY, the RIAA awarded a total of nine album and 38 digital single certifications. Complete lists of all album, single, mastertone and video awards can also be accessed at www.riaa.com.