RIAA 2x Platinum album award for Aerosmith's Get A Grip album, which was released on April 20, 1993. It was certified 2x Multi-Platinum by the RIAA on Sept. 13, 1993 for two million copies sold.
Hits on the album included "Amazing" (which featured background vocals from Don Henley), "Livin' On The Edge", "Cryin' " and "Crazy". It reached #1 on the Billboard Top 200 albums chart and #2 on the UK Albums Chart and became the group's best-selling album worldwide. It also landed the group a pair of Grammy Awards in 1993 and 1994. By 1994 the album was certified 6x Multi-Platinum by the RIAA. See image above for the RIAA sales certifications of this album through the years*.
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- RIAA "R hologram" 2x Multi-Platinum album award with CD display and album artwork, and "earring" details
- In VG condition
- First presentation award from 1993
- Presentation to artist management
- Original backing paper with manufacturer's sticker
- Award measures approx. 21" x 17"
- Beautiful collectors item for any Aerosmith fan
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Detailed Item Description: This is a first presentation RIAA 2x Multi-Platinum award that was manufactured in 1993 making this award 28 years old. The award features some great detail including album art and "earrings" piercing the CD. It is presented to Susan Abt, who was with Aerosmith's artist management company.
This award is in VG condition with only minor mars on the frame and plexiglass, and discoloration on its' back. The award is complete with original Ill-Eagle manufacturer's sticker on back.
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As to where they came from, they could have been displayed in record label offices, recording studios, artist manager's offices, radio stations, private collector's homes and yes, of course, possibly the artist's or songwriter's home. Typically, we don't know all the places they may have been over the years other than what we've stated in the description.
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*RIAA sales data source: RIAA.com