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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Platinum Tim McGraw Felt good on my lips Brad Warren March 3, 2016 Spirit
Platinum Tim McGraw Felt good on my lips Brett Warren March 3, 2016 Spirit
Platinum Rodney Atkins If you're going through hell David Berg March 3, 2016 Spirit
Gold Mims Move (If ou Wanna) Shawn Mims December 7, 2012 Spirit
Multi-Platinum Darius Rucker Wagon Wheel Jay Secor October 7, 2013 Spirit
Gold Eric Church Cold One Lynn Hutton December 8, 2016 Spirit
Gold Granger Smith Backroad Song Frank Rodgers February 7, 2017 Spirit
Multi-Platinum Jeremih Don't Tell Em Mick Schultz February 1, 2018 Spirit
Platinum Midland Drinkin' Problem Josh Osborne January 18, 2018 Spirit
Gold Scotty McCreery Five More Minutes Frank Rogers February 9, 2018 Spirit