Frozen Stays At #1, RIAA Releases Gold & Platinum Certifications
April 9, 2014


Christina Perri
The Frozen soundtrack continues to top the Nielsen SoundScan sales chart, remaining at #1 with another 149,000 copies sold, in its ninth overall week at #1. The highest debut this week came from Australian group 5 Seconds Of Summer, whose EP She Looks So Perfect arrived at #2. The Pop-Rock act was One Direction's opener on their 2013 arena tour, and will open for them again this year. (Billboard notes that both groups share the same management.)

Rock vets Chevelle debuted at #3 with La Gargola, followed by Pop singer-songwriter Christina Perri at #4 with her new album, Head Or Heart. The rest of the top ten was rounded out by Shakira's self-titled release at #5, Country act Dan + Shay with Where It All Began at #6, Nickel Creek's comeback record A Dotted Line at #7, Out Among The Stars from the late Johnny Cash at #8, Pharrell Williams' G I R L at #9 and the latest NOW collection at #10.

In other sales news, the RIAA has announced its latest Gold & Platinum certifications, with four acts getting their first double-Platinum digital single nods: Capital Cities for "Safe and Sound," Lupe Fiasco for "The Show Goes On, " John Legend for "All Of Me" and Pharrell's smash "Happy," which actually went triple-Platinum.

The RIAA awarded five first-time Platinum single certifications to rapper 2 Chainz for "We Own It (Fast & Furious)," American Authors for "Best Day Of My Life," Cassadee Pope for "Wasting All These Tears," Sage The Gemini for "Gas Pedal" and Cole Swindell for "Chillin' It."

R&B artist Jason Derulo achieved his fifth Platinum Digital Single Award for "The Other Side," while Kanye West gained his career 11th for "Monster." Additionally, Demi Lovato took home a Gold award for her new single "Neon Lights" and a Platinum for her song "Here We Go Again."

As for albums, P!nk earned March's top award: a double-Platinum for her latest record The Truth About Love. P!nk has received an impressive seven Platinum (or higher) albums over the last 14 years.




 
Music News
The Weeknd's Starboy Rises to the Top
Quick Hits: Justin Bieber, Guns N' Roses, Carolina Rebellion, Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest
Prince Documentary, Celebration on the Way in 2017
Quick Hits: Alessia Cara, Lady Gaga, Dead & Company
Quick Hits: J. Cole, Bon Jovi, Grouplove, Kid Cudi, ABC's Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve
Metallica Earn Sixth #1 Album on Billboard 200
Quick Hits: Taylor Swift, Rock On The Range, Kelly Clarkson
Quick Hits: Grammy Hall Of Fame, Soul Train Awards, Guns N' Roses
Justin Bieber and Drake Top 2016 American Music Awards
Quick Hits: Bruno Mars, Adele, The Weeknd, Chance The Rapper
Quick Hits: Kanye West, The Weeknd, Coldplay
Soul Singer Sharon Jones Dead at 60
Quick Hits: A Tribe Called Quest, Kanye West, Kesha
Quick Hits: Green Day, Justin Bieber, Bon Jovi
Bruno Mars Announces 24K Magic World Tour
Breaking News
Interscope Records Continues to Roll in 2016
Liz Morentin Named Executive VP/Comms and Media At Warner Bros Records
Delilah to Be Inducted Into NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame
December 2, 2016
CBS Radio Elevates Tracy Brandys To SVP/Market Manager & Director/Sales, Baltimore
WKST/Pittsburgh's Stuff A Bus Fills 57 Buses With Toys For Toys For Tots
Dan Dalton and Roc Nation Form Management Partnership
December 1, 2016
iHeartMedia Launches On-Demand Streaming Services
105.1 The Bounce/Detroit Announces On-Air Lineup
November 30, 2016
Alpha Media Names Ronnie Stanton VP/Programming
WNFZ/Knoxville Helping Fire Victims
November 29, 2016
Warner Music Group Names Ole Obermann Chief Digital Officer & EVP/Business Development
iHeartMedia Names Bob Neumann SVP/Programming For Savannah/Hilton Head
Nina L. Diaz Elevated To Head Of Unscripted For MTV & VH1
Broadcasters Foundation Of America To Honor Cox Media Group’s Bill Hoffman
November 28, 2016
Tony Martell, Founder of TJ Martell Foundation Passes Away at Age 90
Dayton Kane Appointed PD Of WOGB & WKRU/Green Bay
SportsRadio 94WIP, Phillies Extend Broadcast Rights Agreement
November 23, 2016
Pierre Robert Celebrates 35 Years at WMMR/Philadelphia
iHeartMedia Launches "Rewind 92.1" in Madison, WI
Kara Leigh to join The Tad & Melissa Show On Atlanta's B98.5
KDND-FM Morning Show To Collect Toys for Sierra Forever Families
November 22, 2016
iHeartMedia Names Derrick "DC" Cole SVP/Programming For Wilmington, DE
James Corden Named Host Of 59th Annual Grammy Awards
FMQB NOW

Ross Mahoney, PD
KXTE, Las Vegas



Question Of
The Week

Advertisement:
Search FMQB.com
Advertisements:
FMQB Member Login
Email:
Pass:

Save
Not a member yet?
Sign up Now!
Sign Up for Breaking News!
Enter FMQB E-Tracking!