Mariah Carey beats Barbra Streisand

Sunday 27 March 2022

Mariah Carey beats Barbra Streisand  |
It's Mariah Carey's Anniversary and the diva supreme has been duly rewarded with a plethora of plaques from the RIAA. Mimi's unprecedented success story continues thanks to a wave of commemorative honors for multiple of her iconic tracks. Today, on the songbird's 53rd birthday, the RIAA hatched the following certifications:

Daydream – 11x Platinum (11 Million)
Fantasy – 5x Platinum (5 Million)
Always Be My Baby – 5x Platinum (5 Million)
Honey – 2x Platinum (2 Million)
Without You – Platinum (1 Million)
When You Believe (with Whitney Houston) – Platinum (1 Million)
Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) – Platinum (1 Million)
I Know What You Want (ft. Busta Rhymes & Flipmode Squad) – Platinum (1 Million)
Ill Be There (ft. Trey Lorenz) – Gold (500,000)
Breakdown (ft. Krayzie Bone, Wish Bone) – Gold (500,000)
Santa Claus is Comin to Town – Gold (500,000)
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing / Gloria (In Excelsis Deo) – Gold (500,000)

With 69.5 million albums certified, Carey broke the tie with Barbra Streisand and is now the most awarded female albums artist in the United States. Huge congrats and Happy Birthday!

(That Grape Juice)

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