Kane Brown earns new RIAA certifications | The Music Universe

Brown is the only one to receive two or more platinum album certifications since 2016

Kane Brown just received word three new certifications by the Recording Industry Association America.

Brown’s self-titled debut album, a 13-week No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart, has been upgraded to 2X platinum. With this album, Brown made history by becoming the first artist to top all five Billboard Country Charts with his breakthrough No. 1 Top Country Album; No. 1 debuting Country Digital Song, the 5X platinum “Heaven,” and No. 1 Country Airplay, Hot Country Song and Country Streaming Song, the 5X platinum “What Ifs” featuring Lauren Alaina.

Furthermore, Brown’s No. 1 Billboard 200 Experiment has been ficially certified platinum, and becomes the only country album released since November 2018 to achieve this RIAA award status. With his platinum Experiment and 2X platinum Kane Brown, the 26-year-old entertainer joins Garth Brooks and Carrie Underwood as the only artists to score platinum and multi-platinum certifications so far in 2020. Of all the country artists who made their long-form debut since 2016, Brown is the only one to receive two or more platinum album certifications.

Kane Brown received a third RIAA award for “Homesick,” now platinum-certified. Coinciding with its second week at No. 1 on Billboard and Country Aircheck/Mediabase Airplay charts, “Homesick” was co-written by Brown, Brock Berryhill, Matthew McGinn and Taylor Phillips and produced by Dann Huff. Preceded by “Good As You” and “Lose It,” this is the third No. 1 platinum hit from Brown’s Experiment album. The singer-songwriter extends his career total No. 1 singles to five which includes his 5X platinum-certified hits “What Ifs” featuring Lauren Alaina and “Heaven” from his 2X platinum self-titled debut album. Also, Kane Brown increases his platinum-certified singles tally to seven.

Brown is the subject a new Amazon Music mini documentary and live EP called Velocity. The doc captures Brown’s meteoric rise to superstardom, from his early days posting clips on social media, to his first headlining show at Staples Center last month, which sold out in just 90 minutes and made Brown one the rare country stars who have played the venue.