One of the biggest music stars on the planet just received new US certifications for two of his biggest singles.
According to the RIAA, Mars’ “Grenade” and “When I Was Your Man” both attained 8x platinum status on November 19, 2018.
An 8x platinum award signifies 8 million in US units. Each unit is equal to 1 paid download or 150 streams.
Mars additionally received a 3x platinum honor for his Grammy-winning album “24K Magic.” That award confirms 3 million in US album units; an album unit is equal to 1 album sale, 10 track sales or 1500 track streams.