Bruno Mars Becomes First Artist with 5 RIAA Diamond Singles
Written by B87FM on May 21, 2021
Bruno Mars makes historical past.
The celebrity has turn into the primary artist ever to earn 5 RIAA diamond-certified singles. “That’s What I Like” and “After I Was Your Man” have each been licensed diamond, with over 10 million copies, becoming a member of “Simply the Approach You Are, “Grenade,” and “Uptown Funk!” with Mark Ronson.
Moreover, “Simply the Approach You Are” is 12x multi-platinum, “Uptown Funk!” and “After I Was Your Man” are 11x multi-platinum, and “Grenade” and “That’s What I Like” are 10x multi-platinum.
😩 Love you Hooligans. Thanks for rockin with me all through this unbelievable journey. We’ve solely simply begun. 🥂 https://t.co/Pt30F7GNkF
— Bruno Mars (@BrunoMars) Might 21, 2021
“Congratulations to Bruno Mars—the primary artist with 5 Diamond Single Awards within the historical past of RIAA’s Gold and Platinum Program! This milestone is a testomony to Bruno’s unstoppable artistic genius and the unbelievable partnership he has constructed with the crew at Atlantic Information,” mentioned Mitch Glazier, Chairman and CEO, Recording Trade Affiliation of America (RIAA). “What Bruno has achieved is simply extraordinary. Fewer than 60 Diamond Single Awards have ever been awarded—and Bruno now has 5 of them!”
Bruno celebrated by thanking his followers. “Love you Hooligans. Thanks for rockin with me all through this unbelievable journey. We’ve solely simply begun,” he tweeted.
In the meantime, he and Anderson .Paak have the No. 1 track within the nation with Silk Sonic’s “Go away the Door Open,” which returns to the highest of the Billboard Scorching 100 for a second week.