Into the Spider-Verse’s “Sunflower” Is a Double-Diamond Hit

Miles Morales in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

Picture: Sony Animation/Marvel

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse did a variety of issues proper, and one among them was its music. That film had a very good unique soundtrack, and its apparent standout is Submit Malone and Swae Lee’s “Sunflower.” Releasing just a few months earlier than the film got here out helped a lot, and it’s a kind of songs that’s good for no matter temper you’re in. Seems, lots of people have listened to that music within the final 5 years and alter, a lot that the music’s achieved double-diamond standing.

As revealed by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), the only has gone 20x Platinum (aka, been streamed over 20 million instances) in america. And like how the primary Spider-Verse had some “firsts” hooked up to its title, the identical is true of “Sunflower” in that it’s the primary single to ever hit that benchmark. Barely trailing behind it are the equally pleasant “Don’t Cease Believin’” by Journey and Lil Nas X’s “Outdated City Street,” that are respectively at 18x and 17x Platinum.

Submit Malone, Swae Lee – Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)

“Submit Malone and Swae Lee have formally raised the bar on what artistic partnerships and infectious collaborations have the facility to perform,” wrote RIAA chairman Mitch Glazier. “Congratulations Submit, Swae Lee and Mercury/Republic Data for making historical past with the very first 2x Diamond single!”

Initially of 2024, Malone was acknowledged for having probably the most RIAA Diamond-certified singles ever. Earlier than this latest distinction, eight of his singles have hit Diamond standing, which incorporates “White Iverson,” “Higher Now,” and “Circles.” And he’ll open tomorrow’s Tremendous Bowl LVIII with a rendition of “America the Lovely,” so it’s been an eventful yr for him thus far.

Congrats to “Sunflower,” you might be an excessive amount of of an earworm to get out of our heads.

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