RIAA RECOGNIZES UNPARALLELED SUCCESS OF THE WEEKND’S MULTI-PLATINUM ALBUM ‘STARBOY’
THE WEEKND IS THE ONLY ARTIST IN THE LAST YEAR TO RELEASE A 2X MULTI-PLATINUM ALBUM THAT ALSO INCLUDES FOUR PLATINUM OR HIGHER SONGS
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) recently recognized the unparalleled success of The Weeknd’s album “Starboy” (XO/Republic Records) as well as the artist’s prolific career notching 11 Platinum or multi-Platinum certified songs during the last five years. In the last year, the Weeknd is the only artist to earn a 2X multi-Platinum album that also includes four Platinum (or higher) songs. The “Starboy” single is 5X multi-Platinum, “I Feel It Coming” 2X multi-Platinum and “Party Monster” and “Reminder” are both Platinum.
October 16, 2017 2:32pm ET by Republic Records