Gold/Platinum Certifications Feb-Mar 2016

Find Music Canada’s latest batch of gold/platinum certifications in the table below. Highlights are that Justin Bieber lands his fifth triple platinum single, “Love Yourself”, the others being “What Do You Mean?” and “Sorry” also from his Purpose album and both “Boyfriend” and “Beauty and a Beat” from his Believe album. Bieber is the only Canadian artist to score more than one triple platinum single in the digital era. The Weeknd’s album Beauty Behind the Madness reaches the double platinum mark. It is the only post-2013 Canadian album to achieve multiplatinum sales besides Justin Bieber’s Purpose (which is 3x platinum). The Weeknd’s single “In the Night” is now at platinum.

Certifications 2016 Feb - Mar

Certification definitions: Gold 40,000 units, Platinum 80,000 units, 2xPlatinum 160,000 units, 3xPlatinum 240,000 units.