RIAA: Redefining Gold And Platinum Certifications To Include Streams

Exciting news today for artists of the twenty first century. The Recording Industry Association of America has announced a change in their criteria for gold and platinum albums. Now, the RIAA will include streams on platforms such as Spotify, Youtube, Rhapsody and more as criteria for records reaching gold and platinum status. Every 100 streams will count as one digital download, marking the first time in over 55 years that a non-sale will weigh in the bands favor. This comes as a welcome surprise to the dozens of bands that…

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