City and Colour and Michael Buble have become the first artists to be awarded gold/platinum certification by Music Canada on albums released in 2013. The Hurry and the Harm by City and Colour, released not too long ago, has already gone gold. To Be Loved, the latest studio album from Burnaby, BC’s Michael Buble has been awarded double-platinum status making it by far the best-selling 2013 album. The package of three albums released back in 2011 – Trilogy – by The Weeknd has also been awarded double-platinum status. Dean Brody’s Dirt from last year has gone gold.
As far as singles go, “Inner Ninja” by Classified featuring David Myles is now a triple platinum digital download making it the best-selling single of the year so far. Serena Ryder’s “Stompa” has been certified double platinum. Walk Off the Earth’s “Red Hands” and Trevor Guthrie’s “This Is What It Feels Like” are now platinum singles. Gold status has been awarded to hot new country artist Tim Hicks for “Get By”.
Gold = 40,000 units sold.
Platinum = 80,000 units sold.
2x Platinum = 160,000 units sold.
3x Platinum = 240,000 units sold.
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