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Martin Garrix receives both Platinum & Gold certifications in one week

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Martin Garrix continued to earn industry accolades as February 2018 came to a close. The United States’ RIAA certified the Garrix and Dua Lipa collaboration ‘Scared to Be Lonely’ as a Platinum release (1,000,000 units) and his Troye Sivan-featuring single ‘There For You’ as Gold (500,000 units).

The new Platinum accolade marks the third one-million mover for the 21-year-old. ‘Animals’ is certified 2x Platinum has surpassed 1 Billion YouTube views, while ‘In The Name of Love’ featuring Bebe Rexha reached the milestone as well. In addition to this, the Dutchman recently performed at the X-Games and Winter Olympics.

When speaking about his recent Winter Olympics performance, Martin expressed the following:

“Playing the Olympic Closing Ceremony was extra special to me. I got inspired to get started with electronic music because I saw Tiësto play the 2004 Olympics. I can only hope and dream that my performance will inspire others like Tiësto’s inspired me.”

With his Future Bass works gaining apt recognition and accolades, his latest collaboration with Brooks and David Guetta, ‘Like I Do‘, also has the potential to attain Platinum status, after the track reached #1 on the Future House chart just 2 days after its release and currently sits at #6 on Beatport’s overall chart.

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