WILLOW ‘beyond gratitude’ for first-ever RIAA NFT plaque


The youngest daughter of the talented Smith family, who went by the anonymous stage name WILLOW, has cemented her name in music history. On Wednesday (May 24), the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) presented the singer with a first-of-its-kind NFT award.

Created by Infinite Objects in partnership with Roc Nation, this plaque honors the 3x Platinum “Whip My Hair”, 2x Platinum “Wait A Minute!”, 2x Platinum “Meet Me At Our Spot” and Platinum “transparent soul” feats doing. . Travis Barker.

“I cannot thank you enough for the opportunity to be involved in the sacred process of music. Big love to the RIAA and Infinite Objects! To celebrate these milestones in such an innovative way. I am very honored,” the 22-year-old explained in a press statement.

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Erin DD Barr, vice president of media relations at the RIAA, Gold and Platinum Awards, added, “While the industry is constantly evolving, the RIAA has celebrated artists and their label teams through our Gold and Platinum Awards programs for the past 65 years. As WILLOW accepts the first-ever NFT plaque, we are pleased to announce this revolutionary new method of recognizing official certification.Thanks to Roc Nation and Infinite Objects for this creative collaboration. increase.”

The nameplate artwork was commissioned by Willow himself along with Roc Nation and Infinite Objects. As your evolving talent gains more certifications, your certified Infinite Objects video print display will automatically update.

Willow Smith attends the 2022 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, CA on March 27, 2022.

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Beyond her musical achievements, NFT celebrates the Gen Z star being named next. forbes‘2021 30 under 30, she red table talk Winner of an Emmy Award for Outstanding Informative Talk Show and critical acclaim for Artistic Critics.

“Roc Nation prides itself on its commitment to new and innovative technologies,” Roc Nation Chief Digital Officer David Wander and Senior Vice President of Digital Operations Luca Zanello explained in a joint statement. Did. “To commemorate WILLOW, we are thrilled to issue the first-ever RIAA certification on the blockchain and present it in a certified NFT plaque.”

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