Shakira Shines with the Ultimate Latin Music Achievement: Diamond Certification

On the 28th of October in 2016, Shakira dropped her hit single, “Chantaje,” which featured Maluma.

The RIAA’s Latin program awarded a diamond certification to the mentioned content on March 9, 2017. It signifies that 600,000 US units were confirmed, with each unit equating to either a paid download or 150 streams.

The song “Chantaje” has achieved great success by reaching the top spot on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart and peaking at #51 on the all-genre Billboard Hot 100. Additionally, its music video has gained over 800 million views. The RIAA’s Latin program, which began in 2001, is meant to honor the sales of Latin music, particularly those that consist of more than 50% Spanish language content.

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