Julia Michaels’ Debut Single “Issues” Receives Platinum Certification In US

Julia Michaels’ “Issues” needed just three months to reach the platinum threshold in the United States.

Julia Michaels [Photo: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC]

Monday afternoon, Billboard revealed that Julia Michaels’ “Issues” reached a new peak of #12 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Tuesday morning, Republic confirmed that the single has been certified platinum in the United States.

The platinum certification confirms at least 1 million US units. Each unit is equal to 1 paid download or 150 streams.

Republic adds that “Issues” has already crossed 2 million units on a global basis.

“Issues” premiered on January 13, 2017 as Michaels’ debut radio single. It is inside the Top 15 at pop radio and Top 20 at hot adult contemporary.


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