Sugarland's 'Enjoy the Ride' Hits Triple Platinum Status
The latest singles and albums to receive Recording Industry Association of America certifications proves country music is thriving.
“Enjoy the Ride,” Sugarland’s 2006 album, received triple-platinum certification after selling three million copies, while Zac Brown Band for “The Foundation” and Lady Antebellum” for “Need You Now” both scored double-platinum certifications for the first time after selling two million copies.
Joining Alicia Keys Train and Jay-Z, Lady Antebellum received triple-platinum certification with three million downloads in the digital downloads category with “Need You Now,” their hit single.
“She’s Everything,” the 2005 single from Brad Paisley, went platinum. “Out Last Night” and “Never Wanted Nothing More” from Kenny Chesney both received gold status with their 500,000 downloads.
All of the country acts that are recently certified, except for Kenny Chesney, will appear at the forthcoming CMA Music Fest. It will take place in Nashville, TN from June 10-13.