'Badgalriri' surpasses 100 million gold & platinum song certifications

Multiple award winning recording artist, Rihanna has surpassed more than 100 million gold & platinum song certifications, according to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

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Multiple award winning recording artist, Rihanna has surpassed more than 100 million gold & platinum song certifications, according to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

Elevating her to No. 1 on RIAA's list of artists with the most digital single awards, the Recording Industry Association of America announced on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 that Rihanna has become the first artist to surpass RIAA's 100 million cumulative singles award threshold.

'Gold & Platinum is the industry's premier way to celebrate achievement in the marketplace. We've given awards to artists for nearly 60 years, but it's rare that we have the opportunity to recognize a milestone like the one Rihanna has reached. Congratulations to Rihanna! She has not only surpassed RIAA's one-hundred million mark, but also is the first artist to do so. It's an historic feat and a testament to an extraordinary career," Cary Sherman, Chairman & CEO, RIAA said in a release. "

It was further reiterated in the release that this honour encompasses the 37 separate titles released during her career so far, including a 9X multi-platinum award for , 6X multi-platinums for Stay, and Only Girl (In The World), plus a 2X multi-platinum for new song , a platinum for , and many more.

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