My Chemical RomanceAmanda Cornwall

My Chemical Romance Score Seven New Gold & Platinum Certifications In The United States


Though their reunion plans have largely been stymied by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, My Chemical Romance‘s catalog continues to resonate with fans. The group were recently awarded a host of new certifications for sales/streaming within the United States by the RIAA.

These latest certifications were announced on October 21st, 2021 and all refer to singles from past releases, here’s the breakdown:

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  • Cancer” (gold)
  • Dead!” (gold)
  • I Don’t Love You” (gold)
  • Teenagers” (4x multi-platinum)
  • Welcome To The Black Parade” (5x multi-platinum)
  • Famous Last Words” (gold/platinum)
  • Mama” (gold)

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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