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Published on December 9th, 2020 | by Dr. Jerry Doby


Travis Scott’s “Sicko Mode” Now Certified Diamond by the RIAA

Travis Scott’s history-making anthem “SICKO MODE”just reached Diamond status as certified by the RIAA. This marks the very first Diamond single for thesix-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated artist, designer, style icon, ASTROWORLD Festival curator, and Cactus Jack record label founder. The song has eclipsed 1.2 billion Spotify streams and 735 million YouTube views on the music video thus far.

“SICKO MODE” first appeared on his blockbuster 2018 third album, ASTROWORLDBillboard crowned it one of the “Songs That Defined the Decade, and it notably made history as “the first hip-hop track to spend at least 30 weeks in the Top 10 of the Hot 100.” Not to mention, it picked up a pair of GRAMMY® Award nominations for both “Best Rap Performance” and “Best Rap Song” in 2019.

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