Brad Paisley Scores Additional Platinum

Thomas Rhett, Justin Moore, Parmalee, Zac Brown Band Also Claim New Certifications

Brad Paisley racked up some significant platinum awards in the latest certifications released Thursday (Aug. 13) by the RIAA.

Thomas Rhett, Justin Moore, Parmalee, the Zac Brown Band and Kelly Clarkson also scored new platinum levels during the month of July.

Paisley picked up double-platinum certifications for his singles “Then,” “She’s Everything” and “Whiskey Lullaby,” the latter a collaboration with Alison Krauss. Platinum certifications how recognize downloads and on-demand streams totaling 1 million units.

Paisley also received platinum certifications for “Ticks,” “Mud on the Tires,” “I’m Still a Guy” and his collaboration with Dolly Parton, “When I Get Where I’m Going.”

Rhett went double-platinum with “It Goes Like This” and gold for his latest single, “Crash and Burn.” Gold certification signifies downloads and streams totaling 500,000 units.

Other platinum singles included Moore’s “If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away,” Parmalee’s “Carolina,” the Zac Brown Band’s “Homegrown” and Clarkson’s “Heartbeat Song.”

Gold certifications also went to Kelsea Ballerini’s “Love Me Like You Mean It” and Brantley Gilbert’s “My Kind of Crazy” and “One Hell of an Amen.”

In the albums category, Garth Brooks has achieved eight-times platinum status for his 2007 compilation, The Ultimate Hits.