Chris Brown Ties Justin Bieber, Bruno Mars For 6th Most US Song Certifications

The RIAA credits Chris Brown with 69.5 million in certified digital single units.

Chris Brown by Jake Misoge / RCA Press Photo

On August 23, Chris Brown received new RIAA certifications for a plethora of singles.

With the certification updates included, Brown now boasts 69.5 million in RIAA-certified digital song units**. The impressive figure puts Brown in a three-way tie for #6 on the all-time list.

Justin Bieber and Bruno Mars also have 69.5 million certifications to their name. The only artists with more are Drake (148 million), Rihanna (125 million), Taylor Swift (121 million), Eminem (107.5 million) and Katy Perry (101 million).

Brown’s updated song certifications:

7x platinum – Look At Me Now ft. Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes
5x platinum – Forever
4x platinum – With You
4x platinum – Kiss Kiss with T-Pain
3x platinum – Run It ft. Juelz Santana
3x platinum – Yeah 3x
2x platinum – Pills & Automobiles ft. Yo Gotti, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie & Kodak Black
2x platinum – Party ft. Usher & Gucci Mane
2x platinum – Turn Up The Music
2x platinum – Love More ft. Nicki Minaj
2x platinum – Back To Sleep ft. Tank, R. Kelly & Anthony Hamilton
2x platinum – Privacy
Platinum – Tempo
Platinum – Wet The Bed ft. Ludacris
Platinum – Questions
Platinum – Take You Down
Gold – To My Bed
Gold – Drunk Texting
Gold – Undecided
Gold – Wrist ft. Solo Lucci
Gold – High End ft. Future & Young Thug
Gold – Poppin’

**Note: The 69.5 million figure is per the official RIAA “top artists” list. It typically does not account for features.

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

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