Rihanna’s “Work” Reaches 5X Platinum In US; “Sex With Me,” “Love On The Brain” Platinum

Drake Rihanna [Official Work Video / Def Jam]

Three tracks from Rihanna’s “ANTI” received RIAA certifications on January 20, 2017.

Lead single “Work (featuring Drake)” ascended to 5x platinum, while “Love On The Brain” and “Sex With Me” each went platinum.

The 5x platinum certification confirms 5 million in US units; the platinum award signifies a total of at least 1 million.

Each unit is equal to 1 paid download or 150 streams.

The new awards pad Rihanna’s lead for most US digital single certifications.

Written by Brian Cantor

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