NMPA Announces Top Gold & Platinum Songwriters for April 2018

PRESS RELEASE  
For Immediate Release: May 31, 2018
Media Contact: Katie McClenny

WASHINGTON, D.C. – NMPA today announced the top songwriters, publishers, and 371 certifications of hit songs for April as part of its Gold & Platinum Program. The full list of songwriter honorees can be viewed here.

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.

The top songwriter for April 2018 is G-Eazy (Sony/ATV) with fourteen certifications: Almost Famous, Calm Down, Drifting, Far Alone, Lotta That, Order More, Random, Tumblr Girls, and You Got Me all certified Gold; Let’s Get Lost and Some Kind Of Drug both certified Gold and Platinum; and Make Me certified Platinum.

The top publishers honored include:

Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG): 94 certifications
Gold: 45
Platinum: 19
Multi-Platinum: 30

Sony/ATV Music Publishing:  77 certifications
Gold: 35
Platinum: 19
Multi-Platinum: 23

Warner/Chappell: 76 certifications
Gold: 35
Platinum: 15
Multi-Platinum: 26

Kobalt Music: 29 certifications
Gold: 10
Platinum: 13
Multi-Platinum: 6

BMG:  23 certifications
Gold: 17
Platinum: 4
Multi-Platinum: 2

Spirit Music Group: 12 certifications
Gold: 5
Platinum: 5
Multi-Platinum: 2

Sea Gayle Music: 10 certifications
Gold: 4
Platinum: 4
Multi-Platinum: 2

Primary Wave Entertainment: 10 certifications
Gold: 8
Platinum: 2

Wixen Music Publishing: 7 certifications
Gold: 1
Platinum: 1
Multi-Platinum: 5

Reservoir Media Management: 5 certifications
Platinum: 1
Multi-Platinum: 4

The Administration MP, Inc.:  4 certifications
Gold: 2
Platinum: 2

Big Yellow Dog Music: 3 certifications
Gold: 2
Platinum: 1

Disney Music Publishing: 2 certifications (Platinum)

Me Gusta Music: 2 certifications (Platinum)

ole: 2 certifications (Platinum)

Greensleeves/STB: 2 certifications (Platinum)

Ultra Music: 2 certifications
Gold: 1
Multi-Platinum: 1

TCF Music Publishing: 2 certifications (Gold)

Reach Music: 1 certification (Multi-Platinum)

Pulse Music Publishing: 1 certification (Multi-Platinum)

Downtown Music Publishing: 1 certification (Platinum)

Concord Music: 1 certification (Platinum)

Round Hill Music: 1 certification (Gold)

Big Machine Music: 1 certification (Gold)

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

Red Bull Media: 1 certification (Gold)

PEN Music Group: 1 certification (Gold)