XXXTENTACION Receives Posthumous RIAA Diamond Certification For His Single “SAD!”

XXXTENTACION Receives Posthumous RIAA Diamond Certification For Hi Single "SAD!"

XXXTENTACION’s single, “SAD!” has been awarded RIAA Diamond Certification, signifying 10 million units sold, it was announced today by Virgin Music Label and Artist Services President, Jacqueline Saturn. 

One of only 64 singles ever to achieve Diamond status, “SAD!” was originally released by the late artist—born Jahseh Onfroy in 1998—shortly before his tragic death in 2018 as the first single from his ? album.

XXXTENTACION’S Mother, Cleo Bernard, and his manager, Solomon Sounds, accepted the Diamond award on behalf of his estate at the artist’s former home in South Florida on October 19, 2021.

In presenting the award, Saturn said, “This award stands for the indelible impact that XXX and his music had on his millions of fans. We are proud to present this award to his mother, Cleo, and manager, Solomon, on the RIAA’s behalf.”

Cleo added, “What is real will prosper, and thank you to all the fans for your continued support.” Solomon Sounds said, “WOW, a testament to the millions of lives Jahseh touched all over the world.”

Written by Onfroy and produced by John Cunningham “SAD!” was originally released via the artist’s label, Bad Vibes Forever, through Virgin Music. The single is the artist’s highest-charting song in the U.S, having reached the number one slot on the Billboard Hot 100 on August 13, 2021.

Yoel Molina Law

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