Only 16 artists have multiple songs that are certified diamond — here they all are

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Bruno Mars, Lady Gaga, and The Weeknd at the 2016 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.Martin Bureau/AFP via Getty Images
  • The RIAA gives diamond certifications to songs that have gone platinum 10 times.

  • Only 82 songs in history have been certified diamond and 16 artists have multiple songs on the list.

  • Bruno Mars has the most with five, followed by Imagine Dragons with four.

1. Justin Bieber

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Justin Bieber has three diamond-certified songs.Justin Bieber/YouTube

The official diamond award was unveiled by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) in 1999. In the years since, it has been bestowed sparingly — if a song has moved at least 10 million equivalent units by combining sales and streaming numbers, and if an artist or label requests certification.

Justin Bieber's "Baby" was only the second song in history to be certified diamond on May 9, 2013.

Bieber received a second diamond certification in 2018 as a featured artist on "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee.

His third award was bestowed in 2021 for his smash hit "Sorry."

2. Eminem

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Eminem has three diamond-certified songs.Eminem/YouTube

Eminem's "Not Afraid" was the third song in history to be certified diamond on June 10, 2014.

"Lose Yourself" and "Love the Way You Lie" both received the award in 2018.

3. Lady Gaga

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Lady Gaga has two diamond-certified songs.Lady Gaga/YouTube

Lady Gaga received two diamond certifications in 2015 for "Bad Romance" and "Poker Face."

4. Imagine Dragons

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Imagine Dragons has four diamond-certified songs.Imagine Dragons/YouTube

"Radioactive" became Imagine Dragons' first diamond-certified song on July 6, 2015.

It was followed by "Demons" and "Believer" in 2021, as well as "Thunder" in 2022.

5. Bruno Mars

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Bruno Mars has five diamond-certified songs.Bruno Mars/YouTube

Bruno Mars has five diamond-certified songs, the most of any artist in history: "Uptown Funk," "Just the Way You Are," "Grenade," "That's What I Like," and "When I Was Your Man."

6. Katy Perry

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Katy Perry has three diamond-certified songs.Katy Perry/YouTube

Katy Perry earned her first diamond certification for "Roar" on June 22, 2017.

She received two more in 2018 for "Firework" and "Dark Horse."

7. Pharrell

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Pharrell has two diamond-certified songs.Pharrell Williams/YouTube

Pharrell earned a diamond certification in 2018 as a featured artist on Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines," which he also cowrote and produced.

His hit single "Happy" received the award in 2020.

8. Florida Georgia Line

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Florida Georgia Line has two diamond-certified songs.Florida Georgia Line/YouTube

Florida Georgia Line's "Cruise" was certified diamond on October 10, 2018.

The country duo received a second award in 2020 as a featured artist on Bebe Rexha's "Meant to Be."

9. Ed Sheeran

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Ed Sheeran has three diamond-certified songs.Ed Sheeran/YouTube

Ed Sheeran received three diamond certifications in 2019 for "Shape of You," "Thinking Out Loud," and "Perfect."

10. The Weeknd

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The Weeknd has three diamond-certified songs.The Weeknd/YouTube

The Weeknd earned his first diamond certification for "The Hills" on June 28, 2019.

He received two more in 2022 for "Blinding Lights" and "Starboy."

11. Drake

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Drake has three diamond-certified songs.Drake/YouTube

Drake's "God's Plan" was certified diamond in 2019.

The rapper received a second diamond certification in 2020 as a featured artist on Travis Scott's "Sicko Mode," and a third in 2021 as a featured artist on Future's "Life Is Good."

12. Post Malone

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Post Malone has three diamond-certified songs.Post Malone/YouTube

Post Malone earned his first diamond certification in 2019 for "Congratulations."

"Rockstar" and "Sunflower" both received the award in 2020.

13. Cardi B

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Cardi B has three diamond-certified songs.Cardi B/YouTube

In 2021, Cardi B became the first female rapper in history to have a diamond-certified single with "Bodak Yellow."

Later that year, she received a second award as a featured artist on Maroon 5's "Girls Like You" and a third for her single "I Like It."

14. Maroon 5

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Maroon 5 has three diamond-certified songs.Maroon 5/YouTube

Maroon 5 earned two diamond certifications in 2021 for "Moves Like Jagger" and "Girls Like You."

The band's third award was bestowed in 2022 for "Sugar."

15. The Chainsmokers

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The Chainsmokers have two diamond-certified songs.The Chainsmokers/YouTube

The Chainsmokers' hit collaboration with Halsey, "Closer," was certified diamond on September 17, 2018.

The EDM duo received a second award in 2022 for "Don't Let Me Down" featuring Daya.

16. Twenty One Pilots

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Twenty One Pilots has two diamond-certified songs.Fueled By Ramen/YouTube

Twenty One Pilots received their first diamond award in 2021 for "Stressed Out."

The following year, they received a second for "Heathens," the lead single from the soundtrack of the DC Comics film "Suicide Squad."

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