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Country music sold big numbers over the summer, with Hunter Hayes‘ self-titled debut album and Florida Georgia Line‘s Here’s to the Good Times both earning platinum certifications for sales of one million copies. According to the Recording Industry Association of America, Hunter also scored his second double-platinum single for “I Want Crazy,” while Florida Georgia Line’s unstoppable hit, “Cruise,” is now five-times platinum. Of note, those single numbers now include download sales as well as streams.

Darius Rucker also earned a double-platinum certification for “Wagon Wheel,” and Carrie Underwood picked up gold awards for both “See You Again” and “Don’t Forget to Remember Me.”

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