Lady Gaga’s hit song ‘Just Dance’ has been certified diamond by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The diamond certification signifies that the song has sold over 10 million copies in the United States, a remarkable achievement for any artist. Released in 2008, ‘Just Dance’ was Lady Gaga’s debut single, and it quickly became a chart-topping hit around the world. The song features a catchy pop beat and a memorable chorus, making it an instant fan-favorite. The music video for the song was also an instant hit, and it has now amassed over 400 million views on YouTube. Lady Gaga’s unique style and talent quickly made her a household name, and ‘Just Dance’ was just the beginning of her incredible success. The song helped launch her career and set the stage for her future hits, including ‘Poker Face,’ ‘Bad Romance,’ and ‘Born This Way.’
The diamond certification for ‘Just Dance’ is a significant achievement for Lady Gaga, and it is a testament to her enduring popularity as an artist. The certification is also a rare feat in the music industry, with only a handful of artists achieving diamond status for their singles or albums. The RIAA awards diamond certifications to songs and albums that have sold over 10 million units in the United States. This includes both physical and digital sales, as well as streams. In recent years, the RIAA has also included on-demand audio and video streams in their certification process, reflecting the changing landscape of the music industry.
Below is the announcement from the RIAA’s official twitter account.
— RIAA (@RIAA) April 12, 2023