Shakira Makes Latin Music History with Diamond Certification for Outstanding Achievement

It was a momentous day for an artist on March 9th, 2017, as they were bestowed with a remarkable honor – a daond certification from RIAA’s Latin program. This certification indicates that the artist’s creation has surpassed 600,000 US units, with each unit signifying either one paid download or 150 streams. Such an achievement is truly commendable and calls for jubilation!

The single “Chantaje” has been a massive hit, reaching the top spot on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart and 51st place on the all-genre Billboard Hot 100. The accompanying music video has also garnered over 800 million views. The RIAA’s Latin program, which was established in 2001, acknowledges the sales of Latin music, with a focus on those that have more than 50% of their content in Spanish.

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