South African music has been growing and gaining more influence on the continent at such an amazing speed but surprisingly music is being bought less. It’s not so surprising when you think of how the internet has made an impact in SA. Could this be the problem?
RiSA has decided to change the current certification levels because the current ones don’t represent a fair reflection of exceptional performance in sales. The Executive Committee of RiSA has agreed to reduce the Gold certification of album sales to 15 000 in respect of albums released from 1 December 2015. Platinum will also be reduced from 40 000 to 30 000 in respect of albums released from 1 December 2015: