Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect,” “Photograph” Certified 4x Platinum In US; “Afire Love” Gold

Three Ed Sheeran singles received new certifications from the RIAA.

The current single from Ed Sheeran’s “Divide” and two songs from his previous album “Multiply” just earned new digital single certifications in the United States.

According to the RIAA, Sheeran’s current hit “Perfect” reached 4x platinum status on February 14, 2018. The award confirms 4 million in US units.

Each unit is equal to 1 paid download or 150 streams.

“Photograph,” the final single from “Multiply,” also picked up a 4x platinum award on Valentine’s Day.

“Multiply” album track “Afire Love” meanwhile picked up a gold certification. The award signifies at least 500,000 in US units.

Written by Brian Cantor

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