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BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS' 'Legend' Goes 15x Multi-Platinum for 30th Anniversary

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BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS' 'Legend' Goes 15x Multi-Platinum for 30th Anniversary

One of the Recording Industry Association of America's (RIAA's) most certified groups ever, Bob Marley & The Wailers, earned May's top album certification, according to Gold & Platinum's newest monthly tally. "Legend" (Island, 1984) certified 15x multi-Platinum just in time for the iconic album's 30th anniversary and album re-release with added songs!

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Capitol Nashville solo singer Luke Bryan continues to climb the Gold & Platinum ladder. Luke's latest album "Crash My Party" reached 2x multi-Platinum, while four songs from the album secured RIAA Digital Single Awards: "That's My Kind Of Night" and "Crash My Party" certified 2x multi-Platinum and "Play It Again" and "Drink A Beer" notched Platinum.

Georgia bred crooner Brantley Gilbert earned his first Platinum album award for "Halfway To Heaven" (The Valory Music Co., 2011). Gilbert also saddled up to his third Platinum Digital Single Award for current hit "Bottoms Up."

Proving he hasn't lost his Midas touch, John Legend earned his fourth Gold album award, for his fourth album release, "Love In The Future" (Columbia). Popular love song from the album, "All Of Me," is Legend's highest certified song yet at 2x multi-Platinum.

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