Breaking BenjaminChris Yankton

Breaking Benjamin’s ‘Halo 2’ Track Has Gone Platinum In The United States


Breaking Benjamin have added another platinum record to their already extensive collection. Their song “Blow Me Away“, which originally appeared on the 2004 ‘Halo 2‘ video game soundtrack, was newly certified platinum by the RIAA in the United States on January 14th, 2021. The track previously attained gold status back in November of 2015.

The band’s last RIAA certifications took place in February 06th of 2020 with their tracks “Ashes Of Eden” and “Dear Agony” having both officially been certified gold on that date.

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A platinum album in the United States represents 1,000,000 units, while gold signifies 500,000 units. Outside of traditional physical/digital sales, the certifications factor in digital streams/downloads with 10 permanent track downloads counting as 1 unit and 1500 on-demand audio/video streams from a particular album also counting as as a unit.