RIAA Certifications for March 2017, Steve Miller Greatest 14X Platinum, TWENTY ONE PILOTS 3X

RIAA Certifications for March 2017

Scroll down to view a complete list of RIAA certifications for the month of March.

Highlights:

Steve Miller Band Greatest Hits 1974-1978 reaches 14x Platinum (14 million in sales/equivalent) on March 20th. Historically, the album had a resurgence in the early nineties, being certified 3x Platinum on March 15, 1991 and by June 30, 1992 it was certified 6x Platinum. Toward the end of 1998, the album goes on another streak after being certified 7X Platinum on October 28, 1998.  By May 14, 2003, the album was certified 13x Platinum, that’s an average of over a million copies sold per year (based on traditional sales, too)!

Nickleback made headlines in March when their album All the Right Reasons was certified Diamond (10 million).

Other notable mentions, Eminem’s The Marshall Mathers LP2 goes 4x Platinum and Blurryface from Twenty One Pilots goes 3x Platinum.  Oh, and Ed Sheeran’s new one is the first 2017 release to be certified, it went Gold on March 22, 2017.

RIAA certifications are no longer solely based on traditional album sales, but now include individual digital song sales and audio / video streams.

Gold Album = 500,000 in sales/audio & video streams

Platinum Album = 1 million in sales/audio & video streams

Diamond Album = 10 million in sales/audio & video streams

STEVE MILLER BAND – GREATEST HITS 1974-1978
14x Multi-Platinum | March 20, 2017
13x Multi-Platinum | May 14, 2003
8x Multi-Platinum | February 2, 1999
7x Multi-Platinum | October 28, 1998
6x Multi-Platinum | June 30, 1992
5x Multi-Platinum | September 16, 1991
3x Multi-Platinum | March 15, 1991
Platinum | November 27, 1978
Gold | November 27, 1978

NICKELBACK – ALL THE RIGHT REASONS
10x Multi-Platinum | March 3, 2017
9x Multi-Platinum | March 3, 2017
8x Multi-Platinum | October 7, 2009
7x Multi-Platinum | October 3, 2007
6x Multi-Platinum | June 7, 2007
5x Multi-Platinum | December 12, 2006
4x Multi-Platinum | October 2, 2006
3x Multi-Platinum | June 8, 2006
2x Multi-Platinum | December 9, 2005
Platinum | November 16, 2005
Gold | November 16, 2005

EMINEM – THE MARSHALL MATHERS LP 2
4x Multi-Platinum | March 15, 2017
3x Multi-Platinum | March 15, 2017
2x Multi-Platinum | June 10, 2014
Platinum | June 10, 2014
Gold | June 10, 2014

TWENTY ONE PILOTS – BLURRYFACE
3x Multi-Platinum | March 3, 2017
2x Multi-Platinum | August 10, 2016
Platinum | February 26, 2016
Gold | January 11, 2016

GENTE DE ZONA – VISUALIZATE
2x Multi-Platinum | March 30, 2017
Platinum | March 30, 2017
Gold | March 30, 2017

KANYE WEST – THE LIFE OF PABLO
Platinum | March 27, 2017
Gold | March 27, 2017

PASSENGER – ALL THE LITTLE LIGHTS
Platinum | March 28, 2017
Gold | May 5, 2016

ED SHEERAN – ÷
Gold | March 22, 2017

THE CHAINSMOKERS – BOUQUET EP
Gold | March 27, 2017

D.R.A.M. – BIG BABY D.R.A.M.
Gold | March 30, 2017

TEEN BEACH MOVIE – Various Artists
Gold | March 30, 2017

JOSH TURNER – HAYWIRE
Gold | March 27, 2017

REIK – DES/AMOR
Gold | March 27, 2017

MILKY CHANCE – SADNECESSARY

Gold | March 10, 2017

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