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Recording Industry Association Singapore

Recording Industry Association Singapore
Recording Industry Association Singapore logo.png
AbbreviationRIAS
Formation1976; 45 years ago (1976)
TypeMusic industry association
Membership (2020)
24
Websitewww.rias.org.sg
Formerly called
Singapore Phonogram Videogram Association

Recording Industry Association Singapore (RIAS) is an organisation that represents the music industry in Singapore and national representative of the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. The organisation was founded in 1976 as the Singapore Phonogram Videogram Association (SPVA) and renamed in 2001.

Sales certificates

RIAS awards certificates for music records in Singapore based on sales. The requirements from album awards varied over the years, while the requirements for singles stayed constant. The levels are:

Albums
Thresholds Until October 2007 Until December 2009 Since December 2009
Gold record icon.svg Gold 7,500 6,000 5,000
Platinum record icon.svg Platinum 15,000 12,000 10,000
Singles
Thresholds Sales units
Gold record icon.svg Gold 5,000
Platinum record icon.svg Platinum 10,000

As of 2021, RIAS also accepts digital sales. Singles are certified on full unit basis, while albums are certified on revenue bases, with award levels of US$50,000 for Gold and US$100,000 for Platinum.

Number-one songs

The first number-one song of the RIAS Charts was "Perfect" by Ed Sheeran on January 4, 2018. No charts were released between March 28 and June 28, 2019. As of the issue for the week ending July 1, 2021, the RIAS Charts has had 52 different number-one songs.


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