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

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Gold Ciara Body Party Ciara Princess Harris November 20, 2013 UMPG
Multi-Platinum J. Cole Work Out Miri Ben-Ari July 9, 2013 UMPG
Platinum David Nail Whatever She's Got Jimmy Robbins May 27, 2014 UMPG
Gold Daughtry Waiting for Superman Christopher A. Daughtry November 14, 2014 UMPG
Gold B.o.B Don't Let Me Fall Bobby Ray Simmons July 9, 2013 UMPG
Gold Ciara Body Party Nayvadius Wiburn November 20, 2013 UMPG
Multi-Platinum Kanye West Stronger Thomas Bangalter July 9, 2013 UMPG
Gold Blake Shelton My Eyes Andrew M. Dorff November 14, 2014 UMPG
Gold Kacey Musgraves Follow Your Arrow Shane L. McAnally August 30, 2014 UMPG
Gold Lupe Fiasco Battle Scars Guy Sebastian July 9, 2013 UMPG