List of certifications[change | edit source]
Currently, the normal RIAA certifications for albums are:
- 500,000 units: Gold album.
- 1,000,000 units: Platinum album.
- 2,000,000 units: Multi-Platinum album.
- 10,000,000 units: Diamond album.
If an album has at least 50% Spanish-language content, the RIAA hands out the following awards,:
For Spanish-language albums that were certified before December 2013:
- 50,000 units: Oro album.
- 100,000 units: Platino album.
- of 200,000 units: Multi-Platino album.
For Spanish-language albums that are certified after December 2013:
- 30,000 units: Oro album.
- 60,000 units: Platino album.
- of 120,000 units: Multi-Platino album.