Benny Blanco, Halsey & Khalid’s “Eastside” Reaches Platinum In Australia

“Eastside” is #2 on this week’s ARIA chart.

Benny Blanco in Eastside | Friends Keep Secrets/Interscope

Benny Blanco, Halsey & Khalid’s “Eastside” just picked up a song certification in the Land Down Under.

According to ARIA, “Eastside” has attained platinum status in Australia. The award confirms 70,000 in Australian units.

Now in its ninth week on the ARIA Australian Top 50 Singles Chart, “Eastside” appears at its #2 peak. Only Dean Lewis’ “Be Alright” ranks higher on the listing.

While Benny Blanco has written and produced numerous hits for high-profile artists, “Eastside” represents his debut single as a credited performer.

Ariana Grande’s “God is a woman” also went platinum this week.

Written by Brian Cantor

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