Chumbawamba Tubthumper album North America Republic/Universal label award. This album, the eighth by UK pop/ska group Chumbawamba, was released Sept. 23, 1997 and while this is not a RIAA award, the album was in fact certified 3x Multi-Platinum by the RIAA on Feb. 23, 1998 for three million copies sold, and by the CRIA for 4x Canadian platinum on Dec. 31, 1999 for 400,000 copies sold there.
The single "Tubthumping" (known by many as "I Get Knocked Down") became a global hit, going to #1 in Canada, Australia and other countries, #2 in the UK and #6 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart. The album peaked at #3 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart. *See RIAA and CRIA certification history for this album in images.
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- Republic/Universal Records label "multi-platinum" album award with album artwork and country certification details (Note: This not a RIAA or CRIA award)
- In Excellent condition
- Award dates from 1999-2000
- Presented to record label executive
- Award measures approx. 18.5" x 18.5"
- Great collector's item for any Chumbawamba fan
- FREE insured shipping to continental U.S.
- International shipping available
Detailed Item Description: This is a label award that would have been manufactured in 1999-2000 making it about 21 years old. This award is presented to Jonathan Lev, a promotions and marketing executive who worked with rock, pop and alternative artists including Chumbawamba, Interpol, Everlast, Sevendust, Coldplay, Blur, Green Day, Nirvana, U2, Pearl Jam, Coldplay, The Red Hot Chili Peppers and many more.
The award is in Excellent condition with all original components and only very minor mars on the frame and plexiglass.
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*RIAA sales data source: RIAA.com, CRIA source: musicCanada.com