Breaking Benjamin’s ‘Halo 2’ Track “Blow Me Away” Gets Certified Platinum

Breaking Benjamin’s song “Blow Me Away” recently got certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) in the United States. The single earned the high honor of the RIAA Platinum certification on January 14, 2021. This means that…

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Posted on January 18, 2021

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Breaking Benjamin’s song “Blow Me Away” recently got certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) in the United States.

The single earned the high honor of the RIAA Platinum certification on January 14, 2021. This means that the song sold over 1 million digital US units, with each unit equaling 1 paid download of 150 streams. The song previously earned its Gold certification in November 2015.

“Blow Me Away” is a track from the Halo 2 Original Soundtrack, later being released as a digital single in 2010. Then in 2011, the band released a remixed version of the song which appears on their album, Shallow Bay: The Best Of Breaking Benjamin.

The song was co-written by Benjamin Burnley alongside Aaron Fink, Jeremy Hummel and Mark Klepaski.

You can listen to the popular song “Blow Me Away” below.

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The hard rock band previously earned the honor of gold certifications for their singles “Ashes Of Eden” and “Dear Agony” on February 6, 2020.

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Andrew Wendowski is the Founder and CEO of Music Mayhem. As a 29-year-old entrepreneur, he oversees content as the Editor-In-Chief for the independent brand. Wendowski, who splits time between Philadelphia, Penn., and Nashville, Tenn., has an extensive background in multimedia. Before launching Music Mayhem in 2014, he worked as a highly sought-after photojournalist and tour photographer, collaborating with such labels as Interscope Records and Republic Records. He has captured photos of some of the biggest names, including Taylor Swift, Metallica, Harry Styles, P!NK, Morgan Wallen, Carrie Underwood, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Shania Twain, and hundreds more. Wendowski’s photos and freelance work have appeared nationwide and can be seen everywhere from ad campaigns to various publications, including Billboard and Rolling Stone. When Wendowski isn’t running Music Mayhem, he enjoys spending time at concerts, traveling, and capturing photos.

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