Maroon 5’s “Sugar” Certified 6X Platinum In United States

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Maroon 5’s smash hit “Sugar” recently reached 6x platinum status in the United States.

The RIAA certification came on September 28, 2016.

A 6x platinum award confirms 6 million in US units. Each unit is equal to 1 paid download or 150 streams.

“Sugar” appears on Maroon 5’s 2014 album “V.” It peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100.

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