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
Warner/Chappell: 110 certifications
Sony/ATV Music Publishing: 87 certifications
Kobalt Music: 67 certifications
BMG: 55 certifications
Reservoir: 17 certifications
Big Deal Music: 11 certifications
Pulse Music Publishing: 6 certifications
The Administration MP, Inc.: 5 certifications
Downtown Music Publishing: 4 certifications
Anthem Entertainment: 3 certifications
The Royalty Network: 3 certifications
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)