NMPA Announces Top Gold & Platinum Songwriters for December 2018 through February 2019
For Immediate Release: April 1, 2019
Media Contact: Katie McClenny
WASHINGTON, D.C. – NMPA today announced the top songwriters, publishers, and 1,015 certifications of hit songs for December 2018 through February 2019 as part of its Gold & Platinum Program.
In partnership with the RIAA’s Gold & Platinum Program, NMPA finds and certifies the songwriters and publishers of RIAA-certified singles. RIAA counts both sales and on-demand streams towards its Gold (500K), Platinum (1M) and Multi-Platinum (2M+) thresholds. Thousands of songwriters have been recognized since NMPA’s program began in 2007.
Click the following links to view the full songwriter certification lists:
The top songwriter is Kesha (Kobalt) with thirteen certifications: Tik-Tok, We R Who We R, Your Love Is My Drug, Die Young, Blow, Take It Off, Praying and Blah Blah Blah all certified Multi-Platinum; C’Mon and Crazy Kids both certified Platinum; and Dinosaur, Sleazy and Woman certified Gold.
The top publishers honored include:
Kobalt Music: 238 certifications
Sony/ATV Music Publishing: 194 certifications
Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG): 190 certifications
Warner/Chappell: 173 certifications
BMG: 68 certifications
Reservoir: 33 certifications
Downtown Music Publishing: 17 certifications
Round Hill Music: 13 certifications
Pulse Music Publishing: 13 certifications
Big Deal Music: 10 certifications
Spirit Music Group: 10 certifications
Concord Music: 7 certifications
TCF Music Publishing: 6 certifications (Platinum)
Ultra Music: 6 certifications
ole: 6 certifications
The Administration MP, Inc.: 5 certifications
Third Side Music: 4 certifications (Gold)
Big Machine Music: 3 certifications
peermusic: 3 certifications
Wixen Music Publishing: 2 certifications (Multi-Platinum)
Shapiro, Bernstein & Co, Inc.: 2 certifications (Multi-Platinum)
The Royalty Network: 2 certifications (Multi-Platinum)
Disney Music Publishing: 2 certifications (Platinum)
Reach Music Publishing: 2 certifications
Ingrooves: 1 certification (Multi-Platinum)
Domino Music Publishing: 1 certification (Gold)
Sea Gayle Music: 1 certification (Gold)
Bluewater Music: 1 certification (Gold)
For more information about certifications or to order a plaque please contact Katie McClenny at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the NMPA G&P Program:
NMPA’s Gold & Platinum Program identifies and honors the songwriters behind today’s biggest hits. NMPA confirms songwriters with their music publishers to ensure all appropriate songwriters are recognized for their contribution to an RIAA certified single. Certifications count both sales and on-demand streams towards gold (500K), platinum (1M) and multi-platinum (2M+) thresholds. Thousands of songwriters have been certified since NMPA’s program began in 2007. For more information and to view our Gold & Platinum database, visit www.nmpa.org/award-database.