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Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” Certified 9x Platinum In US; “State Of Grace” Now Gold

Taylor Swift’s lead “1989” single is within 1 million units of a diamond certification.

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Taylor Swift continues to move toward her first diamond certification in the US.

“Shake It Off,” the lead single from her 2014 album “1989,” just went 9x platinum.

Issued by the RIAA on June 8, 2017, the certification confirms 9 million US units. Each unit is equal to 1 paid download or 150 streams.

In reaching 9x platinum, “Shake It Off” breaks the tie it had with the 8x platinum “Love Story” and becomes Swift’s most-certified single in America.

It also moves within 1 million units of a coveted diamond (10x platinum) honor.

— June 8 also brought a certification for Swift’s “State Of Grace.” The “Red” album track received a gold honor, which signifies 500,000 units.

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

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