Kanye West Earns First Diamond Certification
Kanye West’s 2007 single Stronger has received a diamond certification after reaching 10 million sales earlier this week.
The Recording Industry Association Of America (RIAA) have announced that West’s 2007 track just became a diamond-certified single.
It’s the rapper’s first track to reach the milestone.
Celebrating the news on Twitter, Kanye’s label Def Jam Recordings said: “Kanye West’s ‘Stronger’ is now @RIAA certified DIAMOND! Congratulations to Yeezy and the entire team.”
Kanye West’s ‘Stronger’ is now @RIAA certified DIAMOND ? ! Congratulations to Yeezy and the entire team. pic.twitter.com/ISgiWiF52b
— Def Jam Recordings (@defjam) October 6, 2021
Earlier this year, Insider revealed that the RIAA have only awarded 58 songs with a diamond-certification.
They also revealed that Lil Nas X’s Old Town Road was the fastest song to ever earn the certification while Bruno Mars holds the title for most diamond certified tracks, with five tracks reaching the milestone.
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