Recording Industry Association Singapore

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Recording Industry Association Singapore
Formation1976; 47 years ago (1976)
TypeMusic industry association
Membership (2020)
Formerly called
Singapore Phonogram Videogram Association

Recording Industry Association Singapore (RIAS) is an organisation that represents the music industry in Singapore and national representative of the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. The organisation was founded in 1976 as the Singapore Phonogram Videogram Association (SPVA) and renamed in 2001.[2]

Sales certificates[edit]

RIAS awards certificates for music records in Singapore based on sales. The requirements from album awards varied over the years, while the requirements for singles stayed constant. The levels are:

Thresholds Until October 2007[3] Until December 2009[4] Since December 2009[5][6]
Gold 7,500 6,000 5,000
Platinum 15,000 12,000 10,000
Thresholds[3][4][5][6] Sales units
Gold 5,000
Platinum 10,000

As of 2021, RIAS also accepts digital sales. Singles are certified on full unit basis, while albums are certified on revenue bases, with award levels of US$50,000 for Gold and US$100,000 for Platinum.[6]


RIAS runs the following weekly charts:[7]

  • Top Streaming Chart
  • Top Regional Chart

Number-one songs[edit]

The first number-one song of the RIAS Charts was "Perfect" by Ed Sheeran on January 4, 2018.[8] No charts were released between March 28 and June 28, 2019. As of the issue for the week ending July 1, 2021, the RIAS Charts has had 52 different number-one songs.[7]

Song milestones[edit]

Most weeks at number one[edit]

No. of weeks Song Artist Release Year
14 "Cupid" Fifty Fifty 2023
13 "Señorita" Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello 2019
"Ghost" Justin Bieber 2021
11 "Stay" The Kid Laroi and Justin Bieber
"Seven" Jung Kook feat. Latto 2023
10 Glimpse of Us" Joji 2022
9 Memories" Maroon 5 2019
"Dance Monkey" Tones and I
"As It Was" Harry Styles 2022
8 "Thank U, Next" Ariana Grande 2018
"How You Like That" Blackpink 2020

Artist milestones[edit]

Most number-one songs[edit]

No. of songs Artist
Ariana Grande
5 Justin Bieber
4 The Weeknd
Taylor Swift
Jung Kook

Most weeks at number one[edit]

No. of weeks Artist
32 Justin Bieber
25 Ariana Grande
24 BTS
23 Blackpink
14 Fifty Fifty
13 Shawn Mendes
Camila Cabello
12 Maroon 5
Jung Kook


  1. ^ "RIAS Members". Retrieved 18 December 2020.
  2. ^ "About RIAS". Retrieved 18 December 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Certification Award Levels 2007" (PDF). International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-06-15.
  4. ^ a b "Certification Award Levels October 2007" (PDF). International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. October 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2019-04-12.
  5. ^ a b "International Certification Award levels December 2009" (PDF). International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. December 2009. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-02-15.
  6. ^ a b c Eng, Hooi (2021-04-13). "Accreditation levels". Letter to Anonymous. Retrieved 2021-05-14.
  7. ^ a b "RIAS Top Charts". Recording Industry Association Singapore. Retrieved July 6, 2021.
  8. ^ "Singapore Top 30 Digital Streaming Chart Week 1" (PDF). Recording Industry Association (Singapore). Retrieved January 19, 2018.

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