NMPA Announces Top Gold & Platinum Honorees for May 2019

For Immediate Release: July 1, 2019
Media Contact: Katie McClenny

WASHINGTON, D.C. – NMPA today announced the top songwriters, publishers, and 490 certifications of hit songs for May 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.

Click here to view the full list of songwriters.

The top songwriter is Meek Mill (Warner/Chappell) with fifteen certifications: 1942 Flows, 24/7, Bad For You, Burn, Fall Thru, Jump Out The Face, Levels, Monster, On Me, Uptown Vibes, and Whatever You Need certified Gold; Dangerous, I’m A Boss and Litty certified Platinum; and R.I.C.O. certified 2x Multi-Platinum.

The top publishers honored include:

Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG): 114 certifications
Gold: 43
Platinum: 24
Multi-Platinum: 47

Warner/Chappell: 110 certifications
Gold: 41
Platinum: 36
Multi-Platinum: 33

Sony/ATV Music Publishing: 87 certifications
Gold: 30
Platinum: 23
Multi-Platinum: 34

Kobalt Music: 67 certifications
Gold: 23
Platinum: 25
Multi-Platinum: 19

BMG: 55 certifications
Gold: 20
Platinum: 18
Multi-Platinum: 17

Reservoir: 17 certifications
Gold: 9
Platinum: 5
Multi-Platinum: 3

Big Deal Music: 11 certifications
Gold: 3
Platinum: 8

Pulse Music Publishing: 6 certifications
Gold: 4
Multi-Platinum: 2

The Administration MP, Inc.: 5 certifications
Gold: 1
Platinum: 3
Multi-Platinum: 1

Downtown Music Publishing: 4 certifications
Gold: 2
Multi-Platinum: 2

Anthem Entertainment: 3 certifications
Platinum: 1
Multi-Platinum: 2

The Royalty Network: 3 certifications
Gold: 1
Platinum: 1
Multi-Platinum: 1

TCF Music Publishing: 2 certifications (Multi-Platinum)

Reach Music Publishing: 1 certification (Platinum)

Third Side Music: 1 certification (Platinum)

Black River Entertainment: 1 certification (Gold)

Tunecore: 1 certification (Gold)

Big Yellow Dog Music: 1 certification (Gold)

peermusic: 1 certification (Gold)