Seven songs from My Chemical Romance ‘the Black Parade’ certified
The music of My Chemical Romance will indeed “continue” as seven songs from the band’s hugely successful The black parade album have obtained further sales certifications by the RIAA.
The album’s three singles – “Welcome to the Black Parade”, “Teenagers” and “Famous Last Words” – are now all certified platinum by the RIAA. “Welcome to the Black Parade” leads the pack with its latest certification, which took place on October 21, now pushing the song to five times platinum status with sales of five million certified units. “Teenagers” follows closely with four times platinum status for sales of four million certified units and “Famous Last Words” now joins them as a platinum seller for one million certified units.
But the certifications don’t end there as the RIAA has unofficially certified four additional songs as gold sellers (500,000 certified units sold). These include “Dead!”, “Cancer”, “Mama” and “I don’t love you”.
The black parade The album received its most recent certification from the RIAA in December 2017, when it was certified triple platinum for three million certified units.
When it was released in 2006, My Chemical Romance’s The black parade the album peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 Albums chart. “Welcome to the Black Parade” topped the Alternative Airplay chart, with “Teenagers” reaching No. 13 on the same chart and “Famous Last Words” finishing at # 4. “I Don’t Love You” also won the broadcast. and placement on several European charts.
Kudos to My Chemical Romance, who announced their reunion plans at the end of 2019 and plans to resume touring in 2022.