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RIAA SALUTES
FIRST-TIMERS

Doja Cat, Pop Smoke, Rod Wave and Tones and I received RIAA gold and platinum album awards for the first time in 2020.

The RIAA handed out a dozen multiplatinum single awards to first-timers, as well as 20 platinum awards and 48 gold single awards to other artists. Alamo’s Wave received 10 certifications, Doja Cat picked up seven and Pop Smoke nabbed six.

“We are thrilled to induct 53 artists into RIAA’s gold and platinum Class of 2020,” RIAA Chairman and CEO Mitch Glazier said. “Earning your first gold or platinum Award is a sign of true success and limitless possibilities.”

Album Awards
Doja Cat: Hot Pink (RCA)
Pop Smoke: Meet the Woo 2 (Victor Victor/Republic Records)
Rod Wave: Ghetto Gospel (Alamo Records)
Tones and I: The Kids Are Coming (Bad Batch/Elektra Records)

Multiplatinum Single Awards
Arizona Zervas: “ROXANNE” (Columbia)
Jack Harlow: “WHATS POPPIN” (Atlantic)
Tones and I: “Dance Monkey” (Bad Batch/Elektra)
Doja Cat: “Say So” and "Juicy" (RCA)
Gabby Barrett: “I Hope” (Warner Music Nashville)
24kGoldn: “Mood” f/iann dior (Records/Columbia)
Pop Smoke: “Dior” (Victor Victor/Republic)
Powfu: “death bed (coffee for your head)” f/beabadoobee (Columbia)
Rod Wave: “Heart on Ice” (Alamo)
StaySolidRocky: “Party Girl” (Columbia)
Surfaces: “Sunday Best” (TenThousand Projects)

Platinum Single Awards
24kGoldn: “VALENTINO” (Records/Columbia)
Ant Saunders: “Yellow Hearts” (Arista)
Baby Keem: “ORANGE SODA” (Baby Keem LLC)
BENEE: “Supalonely” f/Gus Dapperton (Republic)
Conan Gray: “Heather” and "Maniac" (Republic)
Doja Cat: “Like That” f/Gucci Mane (RCA)
Don Toliver: “No Idea” (Cactus Jack/Atlantic)
G Herbo: “PTSD” f/Juice WRLD, Chance the Rapper and Lil Uzi Vert (Machine Entertainment Group)
Ingrid Andress: “More Hearts Than Mine” (Warner Music Nashville)
JayDaYoungan: “23 Island” (Ruffwayy)
John K: “if we never met” (Epic)
JP Saxe: “If the World Was Ending” f/Julia Michaels (Arista)
Money Man: “24” f/Lil Baby (Black Circle/Empire)
Pop Smoke: “For the Night” f/Lil Baby and DaBaby and “Mood Swings” f/Lil Tjay (Victor Victor/Republic)
Regard: “Ride It” (Ministry of Sound Recordings/Epic)
Surf Mesa: “ily (i love you baby)” f/Emilee (Astralwerks)
Tate McRae: “you broke me first” (RCA)
Wallows: “Are You Bored Yet?” f/Clairo (Atlantic)

The list of 48 gold single awards can be found here.

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