George Strait, Taylor Swift, Shania Twain Earn Decade’s Top RIAA Certifications

George Strait, Taylor Swift and Shania Twain have earned top certifications from the RIAA for music released between 2000 and 2009. Strait ranked first for the most gold and platinum certifications with a total of 29. Swift topped the list of the most digital song certifications with a total of 25. Her “Love Story” also tied with Lady Gaga’s “Just Dance” for highest-certified digital song by a female artist. It reached quadruple platinum for 4 million paid downloads. Twain’s 2002 album, Up!, was the highest-certified album by a female artist at 11-times platinum, signifying 11 million units shipped. In addition, the Eagles were recognized for having the most total certifications, with 48, including cumulative album, digital song, master ringtone and music video certifications.