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Chris Stapleton’s “Tennessee Whiskey” Reaches 4x Platinum; Other Songs Also Certified

Chris Stapleton received a handful of new certifications from the RIAA.

Chris Stapleton’s version of “Tennessee Whiskey” just reached a new multi-platinum tier in the United States.

According to the RIAA, “Tennessee Whiskey” attained 4x platinum status on April 26, 2018. The award confirms 4 million in US units, each unit equals 1 paid download or 150 streams.

Stapleton also received a myriad of other single certifications on April 26:

“Fire Away,” “Broken Halos,” “Nobody To Blame,” and “Parachute” all attained platinum status, signaling 1 million in US units. “Whiskey And You” went gold (500,000).

Stapleton additionally received a platinum album certification for “From A Room, Volume 1” and a gold certification for “From A Room, Volume 2.”

The certifications confirm 1 million and 500,000 in US album units, respectively. An album unit is equal to 1 album sale, 10 track sales or 1500 track streams.

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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