Hoobastank’s Single “The Reason” Newly Certified 4x Multi-Platinum


The title track to Hoobastank‘s 2x multi-platinum selling 2003 album “The Reason” has newly gone 4x multi-platinum itself. The song was officially certified with that new status by the RIAA yesterday, August 04th. It had previously been certified gold back on October 25th of 2004. The track was originally launched as the second single from the aforementioned album back in April of 2004.

A platinum album/single 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.

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Hoobastank recently wrapped up the first leg of the ‘Summerland Tour‘ with Everclear, Living Colour and Wheatus with a second leg of the trek set to run as follows:

09/11 Des Moines, IA – Wooly’s
09/17 Joplin, MO – ETG Sports & Event Center
09/18 The Colony, TX – Lava Cantina
09/19 Oklahoma City, OK – Honeymoon Rock Fest
09/23 Wichita, KS – WAVE
10/01 New Haven, KY – Amphitheater at Dant Crossing
10/05 Clearwater, FL – Ruth Eckerd Hall
10/06 Jacksonville, FL – Florida Theatre

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