Red Hot Chili Peppers

Red Hot Chili Peppers Receive Several New Multi-Platinum And Gold Certifications For “Blood Sugar Sex Magik” Singles


The Red Hot Chili Peppers have newly received several platinum and gold certifications for a handful of tracks from their 7x multi-platinum 1991 album “Blood Sugar Sex Magik“. Today (September 23rd), the RIAA certified that album’s lead single “Give It Away” 2x multi-platinum and its second single “Under The Bridge” 6x multi-platinum. The album’s third single “Suck My Kiss” was also newly certified gold, as was its follow-up single, “Breaking The Girl“.

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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