In a recently published report by RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America), Vinyl records outsold CD’s in the United States in 2022.  Steadily climbing back to prominence, Vinyl has seen year after year growth for the past 16 years consecutively.  Consumers of music continue to show their admiration for superior audio quality over convenience and portability. This reversal in physical music sale dominance

With 77.9 million monthly listeners on Spotify at time of writing, The Weeknd’s monster tracks ‘Starboy’ with Daft Punk and ‘Blinding Lights’ have just recently become diamond certified by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). For a track to be certified as diamond, it must have moved over 10 million units; one unit is equivalent to one song sale, or

New data from the RIAA mid-year 2021 music industry revenue statistics showed that the U.S recorded music industry revenues grew 27% compared to 2020. The report from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) indicates that listeners value and engage with recorded music: Revenues rose from $5.6 to $7.1 billion at retail value. Streaming accounted for 84% of the revenues generated in

In a groundbreaking achievement, Lauryn Hill becomes the first female MC in American history to achieve the diamond certificate in the United States as her album ‘The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill’ sells over 10 million copies. Originally released in 1998, Lauryn's debut album hit No.1 in the charts selling over 400,000 copies in its first week. It was certainly established early on

Remember those days when CD-ROM's and even .mp3s were the source to listeners favorite music. Well those days have rapidly changed as streaming services such as Apple Music and Spotify are unsurprisingly dominating the U.S market. With the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) being fully transparent to their audience as they release statistics to end off 2019. They have

Released in 2016, The Chainsmokers along with singer Halsey delivered a chart-storming production that sought expediential success not only in their home country but across the globe. Their track 'Closer' topped charts in more than six countries giving the trio their first number one single on Billboard's Top 100. 'Closer' was a true electronic dance hit that was not only a fan favourite but became and

Seven-member South Korean boyband BTS have just made history becoming the first Korean group to get accredited by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The groups first US hit 'Mic Drop' which featured Designer and remixed by Steve Aoki was certified gold by the RIAA as the American rapper broke the news over Twitter Saturday night [Feb 3]. BTS' track was released back in September

One of the radio sphere's biggest songs has just hit a major milestone. "Starving", which is a collaboration between American duo Grey, American singer Hailee Steinfeld, and electronic music superstar Zedd, recently received a platinum certification in the United States after selling one million copies nationwide. This accomplishment marks Zedd's fifth platinum-certified track after his hits "Clarity", "Stay the Night", "I

Over the past few years, DJ Snake has evidently garnered a vast amount of success from touring around the world and, especially, from his productions. As proof of his illustrious career so far, the Parisian’s last five released singles recently all became platinum records in the United States. Starting with his breakthrough hit with Lil Jon “Turn Down For What”,