Argentine Chamber of Phonograms and Videograms Producers

Cámara Argentina de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas

Official logo of CAPIF
Abbreviation CAPIF
Formation June 25, 1958 (1958-06-25)
Type NGO
Legal status Association
Purpose Trade organization protecting music production companies' interests
Headquarters Buenos Aires
Director Ejecutivo
Javier Delupí[1]
Main organ
Comisión Directiva
Affiliations IFPI

The Argentine Chamber of Phonograms and Videograms Producers (Spanish: Cámara Argentina de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas, CAPIF) is an Argentine organization member of the IFPI, which represents the music industry in the country. It is a nonprofit organization integrated by multinational and independent record labels.[2]

Sales certification

CAPIF launched its Gold and Platinum certification program in 1980. Initially, albums required to sell 30,000 units to become Gold and 60,000 units to become Platinum. CAPIF, however, lowered its certification levels in the beginning of 2001 to reflect the declining sales in the recording industry.[3]


Certification Before January 1, 2001[3] After January 1, 2001[3]
Gold 30,000 20,000
Platinum 60,000 40,000
Diamond 500,000 250,000


Certification Physical singles before January 1, 2001[3] Physical singles Suppressed[3] Digital downloads: Since 2009[4]
Gold 50,000 Suppressed 10,000
Platinum 100,000 Suppressed 20,000


Certification Initially[5] Since 2011[6]
Gold 4,000 7,500
Platinum 8,000 15,000
Diamond 75,000

Compilation albums

Certification Initially[3] Suppressed in January 1, 2001[3]
Gold 100,000 Suppressed
Platinum 200,000 Suppressed

List of certified albums

The following is a list of albums that have been certified by the Argentine Chamber of Phonograms and Videograms Producers.

This list of songs or music-related items is incomplete; you can help by expanding it.




Two times

Three times

Four times

Five times

Six times

Seven times


See also


  1. "Autoridades [Authorities]" (in Spanish). August 18, 2009. CAPIF.
  2. "Qué es CAPIF [What is CAPIF]" (in Spanish). CAPIF. Retrieved May 19, 2010.
  3. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 "Discos de Oro y Platino" [Gold and Platinum discs]. CAPIF. Archived from the original on July 6, 2011. Retrieved 2013-03-31.
  4. "IFPI Certification-levels 2009" (PDF). IFPI. Retrieved 2013-03-31.
  5. "IFPI Certification-levels 2007" (PDF). IFPI. Retrieved 2013-03-31.
  6. "IFPI Certification-levels 2011" (PDF). IFPI. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 26, 2011. Retrieved 2013-03-31.

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