RIAA Digital Platinum Single Award for "Sail" by AWOLNATION. Released on May 18, 2010, the release was by Mar. 29, 2012 certified Digital Platinum by the RIAA for one million downloads and streams.
The track peaked at #17 on the Billboard Hot 100 and spent a near-record 79 weeks on the chart. It reached #1 on the UK Indie chart and did well in many music markets around the world. By late 2014 the single had gone 6x Digital Multi-Platinum. See image above for the RIAA sales certifications of this track*.
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- New RIAA "serial number bar hologram" Digital Platinum single award
- In New condition (only removed from packaging for these photos)
- First presentation award made in 2014
- Presented to radio industry personality
- Known as a "RIAA digital single award" with a serial number hologram, they were made from 2003 to present
- Award measures 21" x 18"
- Great collectors item for AWOLNATION fan
- FREE insured shipping to continental U.S.
- International shipping available
Detailed Item Description: This RIAA Digital Platinum award is a first presentation award that would have been manufactured in 2014, making it seven years old. The RIAA launched its Digital Single Award program in 2003 to include digital downloads and streams of tracks to determine the award certification level. This award is presented to Jonathan Lev, a promotions and marketing executive who worked with rock, pop and alternative artists including AWOLNATION, Interpol, Default, Breaking Benjamin, Kid Rock, Slipknot, Godsmack, Incubus, Nirvana, U2, Pearl Jam, Coldplay, The Red Hot Chili Peppers and many more.
This award is in new condition, original packaging corners only removed for photos. The award was made by Jewel Box Platinum and their manufacturer sticker appears on the back of the award.
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*RIAA sales data source: RIAA.com