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 Jasper Tremaine Cameron November 20, 2013 UMPG
Multi-Platinum Kanye West Stronger Guy Christo July 9, 2013 UMPG
Multi-Platinum Selena Gomez Come & Get It Esther Dean October 7, 2013 UMPG
Gold Rick Ross You the Boss Kevin Michael Erondu November 14, 2014 UMPG
Platinum Kacey Musgraves Merry Go 'Round Shane L. McAnally August 30, 2014 UMPG
Gold Lupe Fiasco Battle Scars Wasalu Jaco July 9, 2013 UMPG
Gold Easton Corbin Roll With It David Cory Lee November 20, 2013 UMPG
Multi-Platinum Yellowcard Ocean Avenue Benjamin Harper July 9, 2013 UMPG
Multi-Platinum Ariana Grande The Way Brenda Gordon Russell October 7, 2013 UMPG
Gold Jeremih Don't Tell Em Jeremy P. Felton November 14, 2014 UMPG