The RIAA has awarded the late Michael Jackson with 24 new platinum and gold awards. Michael continues to outsells new and old artist alike. He continues to reign by being awarded a staggering 24 new platinum and gold certifications from the RIAA. Michael would have been 6o this year. He has and always will be a staple on the music scene. They will be playing Michael forever. Check out Mark Ronson's MJ's Tribute "Diamond's Are Invincible".