“Descendants” Song “Rotten To The Core” Earns Gold Certification In US

The opening song from “Descendants” has attained gold status in the United States.

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Last month, the soundtrack to the first “Descendants” movie earned a gold album certification in the United States.

This month, its top-performing song received a gold single certification.

The RIAA confirms that “Rotten To The Core” went gold on May 11, 2017. The certification confirms 500,000 in US units; each unit is equal to 1 paid download or 150 streams.

Credited to leads Dove Cameron, Sofia Carson, Booboo Stewart and Cameron Boyce, “Rotten” peaked at #38 on the Billboard Hot 100.

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