Brett Young’s single “In Case You Didn’t Know” has been certified Platinum by the RIAA, making Brett the only country artist to earn this distinction for a song released in 2017. The milestone, which signifies sales of one million copies, comes as “In Case You Didn’t Know” approaches the top of the country charts after only 20 weeks of climbing.
- Young joins artists Ed Sheeran, Future, The Chainsmokers and Katy Perry with platinum certifications for songs released in 2017.
Cam is among the nearly 200 artists and music industry executives who have signed Billboard’s open letter to Congress asking for more to be done to stop gun violence. Written in the wake of the recent tragedies in Orlando, the letter calls on Congress to pass legislation that will require a background check for every gun sale and block suspected terrorists from buying guns. The letter also includes signatures from the Dixie Chicks and Rosanne Cash, as well as Big Machine Label Group President Scott Borchetta and Warner Music Nashville CEO John Esposito. The full letter can be seen here.
Some of the other artists who’ve signed the letter are Paul McCartney, Katy Perry, Cyndi Lauper, Cher, Britney Spears and many more.