Maddie & Tae’s “Girl in a Country Song” Earns Platinum Distinction

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When the duo’s “Girl in a Country Song” reached #1 at radio, many identified Maddie & Tae as girls with a #1 country song.

As of August 12, 2015, the music world can identify Maddie & Tae as girls with a platinum country song.

Maddie & Tae’s breakthrough hit has officially earned a platinum certification. Per the terms of RIAA’s digital singles program, that distinction confirms a digital unit total in excess of 1 million.

A digital unit is equal to 1 sale or 100 streams.

“Girl in a Country Song,” which reached #1 on the Billboard Country Airplay chart and #3 on Hot Country Songs, appears on the duo’s upcoming “Start Here.”

That album, which also features current single “Fly,” arrives on August 28.

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

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