Gummybear International, creators of the Gummibär brand and character, has announced that “I Am A Gummy Bear (The Gummy Bear Song)” has qualified for the Gold, Platinum, and Multi-Platinum (2X) Digital Single Award as certified by the Recording Industry Association of America.
Having already received Gold Sales Certification Awards in Sweden, Hungary, Spain, Poland, Russia, and Australia, the catchy dance pop single “I Am A Gummy Bear (The Gummy Bear Song) by Gummibär has now been awarded Gold, Platinum, and Multi-Platinum (2x) status as a Digital Single by the RIAA for a qualifying combined quantity of digital downloads and on-demand streams in the USA.
Jurgen Korduletsch, president of Gummybear International, states “We’re happy that the RIAA is now including on-demand digital streams toward their certification calculations. It has enabled a small entertainment startup like ours to achieve the recognition usually reserved for major companies. The double platinum award is confirmation of the immense and enduring popularity of Gummibär in the United States.”
The first Gummibär videos were posted to his official YouTube channel – http://www.youtube.com/gummybearintl – in 2007. Since then, the character has grown to be immensely popular around the world. The character’s songs have been released in over 40 different countries and in over 27 different languages. Gummibär has received Sales Certification Awards in over 11 countries, including a 96X Platinum album in Greece. The musical success of Gummibär has also lead to extensive merchandising lines throughout the world.