Chris Brown Celebrates Earning More Than 40 RIAA Plaques in 2017
While Chris Brown hasn't had the best success on the charts as of late, the singer is still earning gold and platinum plaques in 2017, thanks to his previous hits.
On Wednesday (Dec. 6), Breezy hopped on Twitter to reveal he earned 23 more Recording Industry Association of America plaques, bringing his 2017 total to 40. "40 PLAQUES THIS YEAR! Today the RIAA released 23 more certified platinum and gold plaques that included 12 x multi platinum singles. 74.5 million single and album sales just in the US. #TEAMBREEZY 🙌🏽 💪🏽❤️," he tweeted.
According to Brown's tweet, songs such as "Crawl," "Don't Think They Know" and "Zero" all went gold, while tracks like "Next to You," "Don't Judge Me" and "Wall to Wall" were certified platinum.
A look at the RIAA shows the Grammy Award-winning singer actually has 42 plaques to his name in 2017, as a solo artist and as a guest featured on other tracks.
Although many of the recently earned plaques are for older tracks, the singer's latest album, Heartbreak on a Full Moon, was also recently certified gold. The 45-track album includes guest appearances from Usher, Gucci Mane, DeJ Loaf, Lil Yachty, Ty Dolla $ign, Kodak Black and more.
In related Chris Brown news, in November, the singer called out the U.S government for neglecting Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria. "WHAT IN THE ACTUAL FUCK????? THESE POLITICIANS SHOW UP FOR WORK EVERY FUCKING DAY IN NICE CARS, CLOTHES, ETC," he wrote on Instagram. "THIS BITCHASS GOVERNMENT MAY NOT ANSWER FOR THIER BULLSHIT TODAY BUT GOD KNOWS AND SEES ALL."
Check out Chris Brown's newest accolades below.
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