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RIAA Certifies Adele’s 21 Diamond, Taylor Swift’s Red Triple Platinum

December 11, 2012 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas

The Recording Industry Association of America has released their certifications list for the month of November. The RIAA certified Adele’s 21 with Diamond status, confirming its 10 million copies sold as was previously reported, while Red has been certified triple-platinum meaning that it has sold three million copies in the US in only a month’s time, her quickest rise to that certification.

In addition, Adele’s “Skyfall”: was certified Gold in the US for 500,000 copies sold while Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe” earned 6x multi-platinum for 6 million copies sold.

The full list of November’s certifications are below:

Double-Platinum Singles:
Carly Rae Jepson – “Call Me Maybe”
PSY – “Gangnam Style”

Platinum Singles:
Adele – “Rumor Has It”
Beyonce – “Best Thing I Never Had”
Kenny Chesney – “Come Over”
Derulo – “It Girl”
Florida Georgia Line – “Cruise”
Imagine Dragons – “It’s Time”
Miranda Lambert – “Over You”
Skrillex – “Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites”
The Lumineers – “Ho Hey”

Gold Singles:
Adele – “Skyfall”
Beyonce – “Countdown”
Toby Keith – “How Do You Like Me Now”
Toby Keith – “I Wanna Talk About Me”
Toby Keith – “Should’ve Been a Cowboy”
Mac Miller – “Knock Knock”
Tim McGraw – “Truck Yeah”
One Direction – “Live While We’re Young”
Skrillex – “Kyoto”
Skrillex – “Bangarang”
Skrillex – “First of the Year”

Diamond Albums:
Adele – 21

Multi-Platinum Albums:
Taylor Swift – Red (x3)

Platinum Albums:
Kenny Chesney – Greatest Hits
Rod Stewart – Merry Christmas, Baby

Gold Albums:
Hunter Hayes – Hunter Hayes
Scotty McCreery – Chrismas With Scotty McCreery
The Monkees – The Best of The Monkees
Justin Moore – Outlaws Like Me
Blake Shelton – Cheers, It’s Christmas
Various – WOW Hits 2012
Zac Brown Band – Uncaged

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