Jonas Blue & Dakota’s “Fast Car” Certified Platinum In United States

The global hit earns a platinum certification in the United States.

Jonas Blue | Publicity Photo via EMI

Jonas Blue’s cover of “Fast Car,” which features Dakota, has officially attained platinum status in the United States.

The RIAA issued the certification on June 9, 2017.

It confirms at least 1 million in US units; each unit is equal to 1 paid download or 150 streams.

A major hit in numerous international markets, “Fast Car” served as Jonas Blue’s global breakthrough. It fared particularly well on Spotify, where it boasts over 500 million global streams.

Its #98 peak on the US Billboard Hot 100 may seem modest, but the new platinum certification confirms it generated a significant amount of overall consumption.

Written by Brian Cantor

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