RIAA Certifications: Streaming included on Albums awards

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The Times Are A-Changing

A few days only after our study describing how the industry will move into a streaming world, the RIAA reveals an expected but still breaking news. By adding streams among album certifications, the organization makes a major step forward 58 years after the awards debut.

Questions are already flourishing over the internet as well as critics. Let put some perspective into this subject and answer the said questions. We will first look into Knowing section, that will you bring the appropriate knowledge to get on this subject. Second section, Understanding, will highlight various critics floating around to analyses all views about this new RIAA rule change.

2 thoughts on “RIAA Certifications: Streaming included on Albums awards”

  1. Hi MJD, What about GHs albums? How do they know which GH to credit the streams to when an artist has more than 2 compilation albums?

    1. Hello Jeff!
      Very good point you end up raising – I added section 3 on page 2 to answer it. To summarize, when a song appear on several albums of an artist, it is up to the label to decide on which package its results must be attributed. If they will tend to elect the largest selling compilation or the newest one has yet to be seen!

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