Khalid just received three upgraded certifications from the RIAA.
Two concern his hit singles, while one focuses on his debut album.
Per the RIAA, Khalid’s songs “Location” and “Young Dumb & Broke” reached 5x platinum and 4x platinum, respectively, on August 14, 2018. The 5x platinum award confirms 5 million in US units, while the 4x platinum award signifies 4 million.
Each unit is equal to 1 paid download or 150 streams.
The Grammy-nominated artist also received a 2x platinum award for “American Teen,” the album on which those songs appear. The award signifies 2 million in US album units; each unit is equal to 1 album sale, 10 track sales or 1500 track streams.