Drake’s “Hotline Bling” Earns 4X Platinum Honor in the United States

Drake [Hotline Bling Video]

Though not yet listed in the RIAA database, Drake’s “Hotline Bling” has officially been certified under the organization’s digital singles program.

The smash hit single, which went as high as #2 on the Billboard Hot 100, has attained 4x platinum status in the United States.

Under the terms of the RIAA’s digital singles program, the 4x platinum honor reflects a US digital unit total in excess of 4 million. One unit is equal to 1 paid download or 100 streams.

Still a strong performer, “Hotline Bling” is currently #4 on the Billboard Hot 100, #5 on Streaming Songs, #5 on Digital Songs, and #6 on Radio Songs.

Written by Brian Cantor

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