NMPA Gold & Platinum Program

NMPA Gold & Platinum Program

Since 2007, NMPA’s G&P Program honors the songwriters behind today’s most popular music. NMPA certifies songwriters of RIAA certified singles. RIAA counts both sales and on-demand streams towards its Gold (500K), Platinum (1M) and Multi-Platinum (2M+) thresholds.

In coordination with RIAA, NMPA maintains a database of all awards and certifications also notifying songwriters and music publishers that they have been certified.

RIAA certifies songs Gold & Platinum with a sales audit of each title conducted by Gelfand, Rennert & Feldman. Once a title’s sales (downloads) has been audited and verified as having reached requisite levels, a formal certification report is issued and sent to the title’s record company. NMPA then notifies appropriate songwriters and music publishers. Each publisher of certified single must be a member of NMPA to be certified. If the publisher is not a member, they will have the opportunity to become one to receive their certification.

NMPA provides the opportunity for publishers to purchase a plaque. The plaque costs $165 to produce plus shipping. G&P presentations are made throughout the year.

For more information or questions please contact:
Katie McClenny
Director of Communications and Gold & Platinum Program
National Music Publishers’ Association
kmcclenny@nmpa.org

SORT AWARDS BY:
  • = GOLD
  • = PLATINUM
  • = MULTI PLATINUM
AWARD ARTIST SONG SONGWRITER DATE CERTIFIED PUBLISHER
Multi-Platinum Ed Sheeran Shape Of You Johnny McDaid February 12, 2018 Spirit
Multi-Platinum Ed Sheeran Shape Of You Steve Mac February 12, 2018 UMPG
Multi-Platinum Ed Sheeran Shape Of You Kevin Briggs February 12, 2018 Warner/Chappell
Gold Ed Sheeran Shape Of You Kandi Burruss March 3, 2017 EMI
Platinum Ed Sheeran Shape Of You Kandi Burruss March 3, 2017 EMI
Gold Ed Sheeran Shape Of You Tameka Cottle March 3, 2017 EMI
Platinum Ed Sheeran Shape Of You Tameka Cottle March 3, 2017 EMI
Multi-Platinum Ed Sheeran Shape Of You Kandi Burruss June 9, 2017 EMI
Gold Lindsey Stirling Shatter Me Lindsey Stirling December 8, 2016 Reach Music
Gold Lindsey Stirling Shatter Me Mark Maxwell December 8, 2016 Red Bull Music Publishing