‘Hunger Games’ soundtrack certified gold in just one month

The Hunger Games companion album Songs From District 12 and Beyond has been certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America in April,  a mere month after its release!  See excerpt below from Broadway World.

Three spring album releases certified Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) Gold in just one month this April, according to the music group’s newest monthly Gold & Platinum Program tally.

Syco Records band One Direction’s “Up All Night,” Mercury Nashville legendLionel Richie’s first record in five years “Tuskegee” and the Universal Republic soundtrack to film “The Hunger Games” each sold more than 500,000 copies to earn timely golden awards in April. One Direction also received their first Platinum download certification for “What Makes You Beautiful” surpassing one million downloads sold in the United States.

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Source: RIAA via Broadway World