BANKS’ “Beggin For Thread” Certified Platinum In US; “Waiting Game” Reaches Gold

“Beggin For Thread” and “Waiting Game” earned new US single certifications.

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Two of BANKS’ most successful songs just received new certifications in the United States.

According to the RIAA, “Beggin For Thread” attained platinum status on November 21, 2018. The certification signifies at least 1 million in US units.

Each unit is equal to 1 paid download or 150 streams.

“Waiting Game” concurrently scored a gold certification in the US. The award confirms 500,000 in US units.

A past selection for the iHeartRadio “On The Verge” program, “Beggin For Thread” attracted considerable interest at alternative and hot adult contemporary radio. “Waiting Game” has long represented one of her most popular songs.

Written by Brian Cantor

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