The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) today announced that Lionel Richie’s first album in five years, “Tuskegee,” was certified RIAA Gold in just one month this April. The RIAA also awarded Brantley Gilbert his first Gold album award for “Halfway to Heaven.” “Country Must Be Country Wide” off the album earned Gilbert his debut Gold digital single in January. Kip Moore also earned a premiere digital song certification and first Gold single for “Somethin’ ‘Bout a Truck.”
America’s sweetheart Carrie Underwood also earned a 2x multi-Platinum certification for “Jesus Take The Wheel.” Underwood also earned her 13th career Gold digital single award for “Good Girl.”
For a complete list of all album, single, mastertone and video awards can also be accessed at www.riaa.com.