NMPA Announces Top Gold & Platinum Honorees for March 2019
For Immediate Release: May 1, 2019
Media Contact: Katie McClenny
WASHINGTON, D.C. – NMPA today announced the top songwriters, publishers, and 412 certifications of hit songs for March 2019 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.
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The top songwriter is Post Malone (UMPG) with fourteen certifications: Better Now, Candy Paint, Congratulations, I Fall Apart, Psycho, Rockstar and Sunflower all certified Multi-Platinum; and Ball For Me, Over Now, Paranoid, Rich & Sad, Spoil My Night, Stay, and Wow. certified Platinum.
The top publishers honored include:
Sony/ATV Music Publishing: 139 certifications
Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG): 74 certifications
Kobalt Music: 66 certifications
Warner/Chappell: 54 certifications
BMG: 27 certifications
Round Hill Music: 6 certifications
The Administration MP, Inc.: 6 certifications
Downtown Music Publishing: 4 certifications (Multi-Platinum)
Reservoir: 4 certifications
TCF Music Publishing: 4 certifications (Gold)
Pulse Music Publishing: 3 certifications
Primary Wave Music: 3 certifications
ole: 3 certifications
The Royalty Network: 3 certifications (Gold)
Spirit Music Group: 2 certifications
peermusic: 2 certifications
Big Yellow Dog Music: 2 certifications
Black River Entertainment: 2 certifications (Gold)
Concord Music: 1 certification (Multi-Platinum)
Ultra Music: 1 certification (Multi-Platinum)
Big Machine Music: 1 certification (Multi-Platinum)
Domino Publishing Company of America, Inc.: 1 certification (Multi-Platinum)
Me Gusta Music (PAJ Music Publishing Company): 1 certification (Multi-Platinum)
Big Deal Music: 1 certification (Platinum)
Bluewater Music: 1 certification (Platinum)
Disney Music Publishing: 1 certification (Gold)
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About the NMPA G&P Program:
NMPA’s Gold & Platinum Program identifies and honors the songwriters behind today’s biggest hits. NMPA confirms songwriters with their music publishers to ensure all appropriate songwriters are recognized for their contribution to an RIAA certified single. Certifications count both sales and on-demand streams towards gold (500K), platinum (1M) and multi-platinum (2M+) thresholds. Thousands of songwriters have been certified since NMPA’s program began in 2007. For more information and to view our Gold & Platinum database, visit http://nmpa.org/award-database/