AC/DC's "Back In Black" Goes Platinum...Again

AC/DC guitarist Angus Young has donated more than $19,000 to an Alzheimer's charity after learning of a Canadian hockey ref's skating marathon meant to raise money for the disease.

AC/DC has received a new Platinum certification for their “Back In Black” album. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has certified AC/DC’s ‘Back in Black’ as 26 times platinum. Meaning, that album has sold 1,000,000 units 26 times, for a total now of more than 26 million for AC/DC.

Their album was previously certified 25 times Platinum by the RIAA back in December of 2019.

Currently, “Back in Black” is the fourth biggest-selling album of all time in the United States. Who beats them out with the top 3 spots? According to Statista, the top 3 are:

#3. Eagles - Hotel California

#2. Michael Jackson - Thriller

#1. Eagles - Greatest Hits

Jay Edwards

Jay Edwards

Jay Edwards is an Orlando native and proud to call Central Florida his home! He has lived in Seminole County since the age of 2 and attended school at Lake Brantley High School, Seminole Community College, and then graduated with a Radio/TV degree from UCF.

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