Dan + Shay Earn RIAA Gold Certification for “19 You + Me” (@DanAndShay)

DScover_FIN_zps48aeacdcCritically acclaimed duo Dan + Shay (Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney) have been awarded their firstever RIAA Gold Certification for their debut single, 19 You + Me. The accreditation follows the exciting No. 1 album debut ofWhere It All Beganon Billboards Country Albums Chart.

The breakout act is theonly duo in SoundScan reported history to debut at No. 1 with their first album on the Country Albums Chart and is the highest Billboard charting debut artists of 2014. Already selling almost 650,000 total tracks including over 550,000 of their hit single, Dan + Shay showcased 19 You + Me on Good Morning America andThe Ellen DeGeneres Show, with both shows naming them one of the hottest new acts in country music.

The ACM Award Nominees are currently touring with Hunter Hayes through May, stopping this past weekend to perform at Stagecoach music festival in Indio, CA, continuing on the road in June with Blake Shelton.

Named an act that will help define 2014 byBillboard,Dan + Shay wrote every song on their album, as well, the album was produced by Smyers and co-produced by Scott Hendricks and Danny Orton.

Written by Jozie Schroder

Jozie Schroder

Jozie is the executive editor and head of photography for Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. She is a student at the University of Miami majoring in finance and minoring in public relations. When she is not with her sister Juliet coordinating business plans or attending red carpets, she can be seen as a dancer on the University of Miami Hurricanettes team, where she also runs the organization's social media accounts.

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