Shawn Mendes’ “Stitches” Officially Certified Platinum in the US

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Shawn Mendes’ breakthrough radio hit “Stitches” is officially a platinum single in the United States.

The RIAA formally issued the certification on August 31, 2015.

Under the terms of the RIAA’s Digital Singles program, a platinum certification confirms a US unit total of at least 1 million. One unit is equal to one paid download or 100 streams.

“Stitches” is the third single from Mendes’ debut album “Handwritten.”

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