Maiya Legros



Jayde Bins asked in Billboard Music Charts, Music, Music Awards and Events, Audio Editing and Recording

In music, what is a Diamond certification?

Maiya Legros
When an album or single by your favorite artist is said to have gone "gold," "platinum," or even "diamond," that means it's definitely popular. Each of these certifications signifies an achievement in the number of units sold, and in America, they're are awarded by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Gold is 500,000 units sold, platinum is 1 million, and diamond is 10 million. But in the modern age of streaming, how do they...