NMPA Announces Top Gold & Platinum Honorees for July 2018

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For Immediate Release: August 30, 2018
Media Contact: Katie McClenny

WASHINGTON, D.C. – NMPA today announced the top songwriters, publishers, and 345 certifications of hit songs for July as part of its Gold & Platinum Program.

In partnership with the RIAA’s Gold & Platinum Program, NMPA finds and certifies the songwriters and publishers of RIAA-certified singles. RIAA counts both sales and on-demand streams towards its Gold (500K), Platinum (1M) and Multi-Platinum (2M+) thresholds.  Thousands of songwriters have been recognized since NMPA’s program began in 2007.

Click here to view the full list of songwriters.

The top songwriter for July 2018 is Taylor Swift (Sony/ATV) with fifteen certifications: Look What You Made Me Do, …Ready For It, I Knew You Were Trouble, Blank Space, Everything Has Changed and Red all certified Multi-Platinum; Delicate, Welcome To New York, Forever & Always and End Game certified Platinum; and The Way I Loved You, The Best Day, Delicate, All Too Well, and How You Get The Girl all certified Gold.

The top publishers honored include:

Warner/Chappell: 63 certifications
Gold: 17
Platinum: 22
Multi-Platinum: 24

Sony/ATV Music Publishing: 61 certifications
Gold: 22
Platinum: 11
Multi-Platinum: 28

Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG):  51 certifications
Gold: 13
Platinum: 13
Multi-Platinum: 25

Kobalt Music: 59 certifications
Gold: 21
Platinum: 13
Multi-Platinum: 25

Reservoir: 30 certifications
Gold: 10
Platinum: 8
Multi-Platinum: 12

BMG: 28 certifications
Gold: 14
Platinum: 2
Multi-Platinum: 12

TCF Music Publishing: 10 certifications
Gold: 8
Platinum: 2

Spirit Music Group: 7 certifications
Gold: 3
Platinum: 1
Multi-Platinum: 3

Disney Music Publishing: 7 certifications (Gold)

Downtown Music Publishing: 6 certifications
Gold: 1
Platinum: 4
Multi-Platinum: 1

Round Hill Music: 4 certifications
Gold: 1
Platinum: 3

Pulse Music Publishing: 4 certifications
Gold: 2
Platinum: 1
Multi-Platinum: 1

Wixen Music Publishing: 3 certifications (Multi-Platinum)

The Administration MP, Inc.: 3 certifications
Gold: 1
Platinum: 1
Multi-Platinum: 1

Concord Music: 2 certifications (Gold)

Reach Music Publishing: 1 certification (Platinum)

Sea Gayle Music: 1 certification (Platinum)

ole: 1 certification (Platinum)

Big Deal Music: 1 certification (Gold)

Big Machine Music: 1 certification (Gold)

Tunecore: 1 certification (Gold)

Shapiro, Bernstein & Co.: 1 certification (Gold)