OneRepublic’s “Counting Stars” Earns Diamond Certification In United States

“Counting Stars” has reached 10x platinum in the United States.

OneRepublic on Colbert | Scott Kowalchyk/CBS

The illustrious diamond club just welcomed a new member.

According to the RIAA, OneRepublic’s smash “Counting Stars” just attained 10x platinum (diamond) status in the United States.

The award was issued on August 20, 2018.

It confirms 10 million in US units, with each unit equal to 1 paid download or 150 streams.

“Counting Stars” peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100, tying the career high set by the band’s breakthrough “Apologize.” It is the first OneRepublic single to attain a diamond certification in the United States.

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