Brad Paisley, Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney and Rascal Flatts all were awarded RIAA Certifications for June earlier this week. The RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) gave Paisley two gold awards for “This Is Country Music” and for “Water.” Chesney received a gold plaque for “Beer in Mexico.” Rascal Flatts’ “I Won’t Let Go” also officially went gold. Aldean recieved his for the solo version of “Dirt Road Anthem.”
The RIAA is a trade organization dedicated to promoting creativity in the music industry. They regularly award gold and platinum certifications to artists based on record sales. To see what your favorite artists have been awarded, take a search on their site.