RIAA Awards Download Honors





OutKast have become the first act to be awarded a multi-platinum award for paid-for music downloads from the US record industry. The hip-hop duo received the accolade for selling at least 400,000 downloads of "Hey Ya", while "The Way You Move" and "Roses" got platinum awards for 200,000. Maroon 5, D12 and Hoobastank have also been given platinum awards reports BBC online. The Recording Industry of America also named Beyonce and Usher gold winners for selling over 100,000 downloads. The Recording Industry Association of America, which represents the major record companies, handed out 45 gold awards in all. The awards display a shiny abstract design over the recording's cover art.



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RIAA Awards Download Honors