Starset Awarded Second Gold Single In The United States


Progressive alternative rockers Starset have landed their second gold-single in the United States. Their track “It Has Begun” from their 2014 debut album “Transmissions” has newly been certified gold by the RIAA as of yesterday, June 15th. That album’s first single, “My Demons“, was their first to go gold back in July of 2018. It was later certified platinum in November of 2021.

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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