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The MaRIAA Vault

Delve into Mariah Carey’s impressive collection of gold, platinum, and diamond records. Learn about the albums and singles that have achieved these prestigious certifications and solidified her status as a music icon.

Mariah Carey currently holds the record for being the most certified female artist in the USA, with a total of 75 million album certifications. It’s worth noting that there may be additional certifications that are pending or overdue, but these need to be requested by the respective label or artist for the specific song or album. Below are some of Mariah Carey’s latest certifications:

Mariah RIAA Diamond

JUNE 14,2024

HEARTBREAKER

2X PLATINUM

To mark the release of Rainbow’s 25th Anniversary Edition, Mariah Carey celebrates a new milestone: 2 million equivalent units sold in the US. This achievement brings her total US sales across all formats to 155.7 million.

Mariah Carey Heartbreaker
DECEMBER 8, 2023

HARK! THE HERALD ANGELS SING

PLATINUM
Despite never being officially released as a commercial single or achieving notable chart recognition, this album track has garnered the love it rightly deserves. With a remarkable equivalent single sale count of 1 million in the United States alone, the song has proven its widespread appeal and resonated strongly with listeners, defying its initial lack of commercial promotion.
DECEMBER 8, 2023

MERRY CHRISTMAS

9X PLATINUM
Although the continuous holiday airplay falls just short of granting this timeless album Diamond status, “Merry Christmas” inches closer each year to securing Mariah Carey her third Diamond album award.
Mariah Carey Merry Christmas red vinyl
DECEMBER 8, 2023

ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS YOU

14X PLATINUM

As time progresses, it’s uncertain what could surpass the potential of this song becoming the most certified in history. “All I Want for Christmas Is You” has firmly established its enduring presence, consistently reigning atop the Global Hot 100 and Global Spotify charts throughout the year. Achieving 14 million equivalent single sales in the US alone is a remarkable accomplishment, solidifying the song’s lasting impact and cultural significance.

Certifications to date...

Source: riaa.com

AWARDARTISTTITLECERTIFICATION DATELABELFORMAT
2X PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYHEARTBREAKER14-Jun-24COLUMBIASINGLE
PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYHARK! THE HERALD ANGELS SING8-Dec-23COLUMBIASINGLE
9X PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYMERRY CHRISTMAS8-Dec-23COLUMBIAALBUM
14X PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS YOU8-Dec-23COLUMBIASINGLE
PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYO HOLY NIGHT8-Dec-23COLUMBIASINGLE
PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYTHANK GOD I FOUND YOU31-Aug-23COLUMBIASINGLE
4X PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYONE SWEET DAY31-Aug-23COLUMBIASINGLE
PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYLOVE TAKES TIME31-Aug-23COLUMBIASINGLE
3X PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYHERO31-Aug-23COLUMBIASINGLE
6X PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYFANTASY31-Aug-23COLUMBIASINGLE
GOLDMARIAH CAREYANYTIME YOU NEED A FRIEND31-Aug-23COLUMBIASINGLE
2X PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYMY ALL17-Nov-22COLUMBIASINGLE
6X PLATINUMMARIAH CAREY#1'S17-Nov-22COLUMBIAALBUM
GOLDMARIAH CAREYCAN'T LET GO17-Nov-22COLUMBIASINGLE
GOLDMARIAH CAREYI DON'T WANNA CRY17-Nov-22COLUMBIASINGLE
7X PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYEMANCIPATION OF MIMI26-Sep-22DEF JAM RECORDINGSALBUM
3X PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYTOUCH MY BODY26-Sep-22DEF JAM RECORDINGSSINGLE
PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYMEMOIRS OF AN IMPERFECT ANGEL26-Sep-22DEF JAM RECORDINGSALBUM
GOLDMARIAH CAREYUP OUT MY FACE26-Sep-22DEF JAM RECORDINGSSINGLE
6X PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYWE BELONG TOGETHER26-Sep-22DEF JAM RECORDINGSSINGLE
PLATINUMBABYFACE & MARIAH CAREYEVERY TIME I CLOSE MY EYES30-Mar-22EPICSINGLE
PLATINUMBUSTA RHYMES & MARIAH CAREYI KNOW WHAT YOU WANT (FEAT. FLIPMODE SQUAD)27-Mar-22J RECORDSSINGLE
5X PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYALWAYS BE MY BABY27-Mar-22COLUMBIASINGLE
PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYWITHOUT YOU27-Mar-22COLUMBIASINGLE
GOLDMARIAH CAREYI'LL BE THERE (FEAT. TREY LORENZ)27-Mar-22COLUMBIASINGLE
PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYCHRISTMAS (BABY PLEASE COME HOME)27-Mar-22COLUMBIASINGLE
2X PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYHONEY27-Mar-22COLUMBIASINGLE
11X PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYDAYDREAM27-Mar-22COLUMBIAALBUM
GOLDMARIAH CAREYSANTA CLAUS IS COMIN' TO TOWN27-Mar-22COLUMBIASINGLE
GOLDMARIAH CAREYBREAKDOWN (FEAT. KRAYZIE BONE &WISH BONE)27-Mar-22COLUMBIASINGLE
PLATINUMMARIAH CAREY & WHITNEY HOUSTONWHEN YOU BELIEVE27-Mar-22ARISTA / COLUMBIASINGLE
PLATINUMMARIAH CAREY & LUTHER VANDROSSENDLESS LOVE20-Apr-21COLUMBIASINGLE
PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYDON'T FORGET ABOUT US19-Nov-20DEF JAM RECORDINGSSINGLE
PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYBYE BYE19-Nov-20DEF JAM RECORDINGSSINGLE
3X PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYOBSESSED19-Nov-20DEF JAM RECORDINGSSINGLE
PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYVISION OF LOVE9-Oct-19COLUMBIASINGLE
PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYEMOTIONS9-Oct-19COLUMBIASINGLE
2X PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYGREATEST HITS9-Oct-19LEGACYALBUM
GOLDMARIAH CAREYTHE REMIXES9-Oct-19COLUMBIAALBUM
PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYSHAKE IT OFF31-Jul-19DEF JAM RECORDINGSSINGLE
2X PLATINUMMARIAH CAREY#BEAUTIFUL21-Jul-17DEF JAM RECORDINGSSINGLE
GOLDMARIAH CAREYMERRY CHRISTMAS II YOU11-Jan-11ISLANDALBUM
PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYE=MC28-Jul-08ISLANDALBUM
PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYTHE ADVENTURES OF MIMI8-May-08LIVE NATIONVIDEO LONGFORM
PLATINUMMARIAH CAREY#1'S7-Jul-05COLUMBIAVIDEO LONGFORM
GOLDMARIAH CAREYIT'S LIKE THAT6-Jun-05ISLANDSINGLE
PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYCHARMBRACELET9-Jan-03ISLANDALBUM
PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYGLITTER (SOUNDTRACK)16-Oct-01VIRGIN RECORDSALBUM
GOLDMARIAH CAREYLOVERBOY14-Aug-01VIRGIN RECORDSSINGLE
PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYAROUND THE WORLD23-May-00COLUMBIAVIDEO LONGFORM
5X PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYBUTTERFLY15-Dec-99COLUMBIAALBUM
9X PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYMARIAH CAREY15-Dec-99COLUMBIAALBUM
3X PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYRAINBOW3-Dec-99COLUMBIAALBUM
PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYI STILL BELIEVE17-Mar-99COLUMBIASINGLE
DIAMONDMARIAH CAREYMUSIC BOX5-Nov-97COLUMBIAALBUM
PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYMTV UNPLUGGED1-Nov-96SONY MUSIC VIDEOVIDEO LONGFORM
PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYMARIAH CAREY AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN17-Apr-96SONY MUSIC VIDEOVIDEO LONGFORM
4X PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYMTV UNPLUGGED13-Dec-94COLUMBIAALBUM
PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYHERE IS MARIAH CAREY17-Oct-94COLUMBIAVIDEO LONGFORM
4X PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYEMOTIONS27-Sep-94COLUMBIAALBUM
PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYDREAMLOVER22-Sep-93COLUMBIASINGLE
PLATINUMMARIAH CAREYTHE FIRST VISION26-Mar-91SONY MUSIC VIDEOVIDEO LONGFORM
GOLDMARIAH CAREYSOMEDAY12-Feb-91COLUMBIASINGLE
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