Luke Combs’ “Hurricane” Reaches 2x Platinum, Kelsea Ballerini’s “Legends” Earns Gold Honor

“Hurricane” and “Legends” received certifications from the RIAA.

Luke Combs in Hurricane | Sony Music

Two recent country radio chart-toppers just earned new certifications in the United States.

According to the RIAA, Luke Combs’ breakthrough hit “Hurricane” earned a 2x-platinum award on February 26, 2018.

The award confirms at least 2 million in US units. Each unit is equal to 1 paid download or 150 streams.

That same day, Kelsea Ballerini earned a gold certification for her “Legends.” The award signifies at least 500,000 in US units.

“Hurricane” was Luke Combs’ debut radio single. It peaked at #1 on the country radio chart, #3 on the Hot Country Songs chart and #31 on the Billboard Hot 100.

“Legends” was the lead single from Ballerini’s sophomore album “Unapologetically.” It reached #1 at country radio, #10 on Hot Country Songs and #68 on the Hot 100.

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