We Are Music
Investing in great artists and protecting their creative freedom is at the heart of our work. Our members work tirelessly to find new artists, help them reach their potential in the business and connect to fans. We support record labels by recognizing excellence through the Gold & Platinum Program, protecting music copyrights, providing tools for parents and helping music creators maintain production standards.
RIAA Statement on Phase 1 of U.S.-China Trade Agreement
We welcome phase 1 of the U.S.-China trade agreement and its provisions on copyright protection and enforcement.
RIAA's 2019 Gold & Platinum Awards
2019 was an exceptional year for music, heralded by Gold & Platinum Awards. Just 45 albums and 209 songs, released this year achieved RIAA certification in 2019!
Statement of RIAA Chief Legal Officer Kenneth L. Doroshow on the Cox Communications Verdict
“The jury’s verdict sends a clear message – Cox and other ISPs that fail to meet their legal obligations to address piracy on their networks will be held accountable…”
RIAA Names K. Kim Atterbury as Senior Vice President of Media Relations
The RIAA today announced that it has named K. Kim Atterbury as Senior Vice President of Media Relations, effective immediately.
RIAA Applauds the Introduction of the Ask Musicians for Music (AM/FM) Act
Mitch Glazier, Chairman and CEO of the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), today issued the following statement regarding the introduction of the Ask Musicians for Music Act of 2019 (the “AM/FM Act”) …
FACTS & RESEARCH
U.S. Sales Database
Explore our interactive database of year-end shipment and revenue statistics.
U.S. Sales Report
Fueled by tremendous creative output and more than 50 million paid subscriptions, the U.S. music industry experienced its third year of consecutive growth in 2018.
Rebooting the Record Label
The modern record label consists of dedicated, experienced teams who partner with artists to bring fans the world’s best music. While the core functions of finding, developing and breaking the next music star have not changed, how that’s done today is dramatically different, thanks in part to the advent of music streaming services. It takes a coordinated global team to support and nurture an artist’s vision. We are #LabelsAtWork.