Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud” Earns 9x Platinum Certification In United States

Sheeran moves closer to his first diamond certification in the US.

Thinking Out Loud at the Grammys [CBS]

Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud” is officially within 1 million units of a diamond award in the United States.

The RIAA confirms that Sheeran’s Grammy-winning smash went 9x platinum on June 20, 2017.

The award confirms 9 million in US units; each unit is equal to 1 paid download or 150 streams.

A multi-format #1 at radio, “Thinking Out Loud” reached #2 on the Billboard Hot 100. It meanwhile won Grammy awards for Song Of The Year and Best Pop Solo Performance.

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