RIAA #Classof 2020 53 artists earned first-time Gold or Platinum Awards in 2020

Gold & Platinum Awards are earned by the best of the best because fans have chosen to purchase and stream their favorite artists’ music. We are excited to celebrate the artists, teams and labels on this amazing achievement. Supporting artists is what music labels do every day. We are #labelsatwork!

"We are thrilled to induct 53 artists into RIAA’s Gold & Platinum Class of 2020. Earning your first Gold or Platinum Award is a sign of true success and limitless possibilities. Congratulations to this year’s artists, their labels, and teams!" – Mitch Glazier, RIAA Chairman & CEO

*For the purposes of this analysis, we reviewed singles and albums released in 2019-2020 and certified in 2020. Only first-time Gold & Platinum awardees were included. Soundtracks and multi-artist titles were excluded.