Bruno Mars & Cardi B's 'Finesse' Remix Certified 2x Platinum

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Cardi B and Bruno Mars add another platinum project to their collections: According to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), their smash “Finesse” remix has been certified 2x Platinum, recognizing 2 million equivalent song units earned. The accomplishment marks Mars' 16th platinum-certified single and Cardi’s second.

One equivalent song unit, as recognized by the RIAA, is equal to: one digital song sale, or 150 on-demand audio and/or video streams. The RIAA revamped its Gold & Platinum Awards Program on Feb. 1, 2016, growing from a pure sales certification process to one that includes tracks and streams.

The remix, along with its In Living Color-inspired video, was released Jan. 3 and became an instant hit, with the pair performing it decked out in coordinated Cross Colours outfits at the 2018 Grammy Awards later that month.

The “Finesse” remix has so far peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 and topped both the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart (dated Jan. 20) and the Pop Songs airplay chart (March 31). On Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Pop Songs, the track marked the second No. 1 from Mars' 24K Magic album, following “That's What I Like,” which also reached the top of the Hot 100.