Lava Records label award for success of 1998 releases from B-Tribe, CIV, Edwin McCain, Jill Sobule, The Corrs and a compilation of Carole King Tapestry tracks. Not a RIAA award, but made by a company that made them at the time, CD jackets and the artist's CDs are positioned on a "3D" gold background in this award given to a record industry promotion executive.
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- Lava Records label "one million records sold" multi-artist award with CDs and artwork
- In VG condition with only minor mars on frame and plexiglass
- Award dates from around 1997
- Presented to record label executive
- Award measures approx. 26" x 19.5"
- Great collector's item for any fan of these 90s albums
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Detailed Item Description: This is a label award that would have been manufactured around 1997 making it about 24 years old. This award is presented to Jonathan Lev, a promotions and marketing executive who worked with rock, pop and alternative artists including Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Days Of The New, Everlast, Sevendust, Coldplay, Blur, Green Day, Nirvana, U2, Pearl Jam, Coldplay, The Red Hot Chili Peppers and many more.
The award is in VG condition with all original components and it has manufacturer's sticker from Ill Eagle Enterprises, an awards maker who also made RIAA awards.
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*RIAA sales data source: RIAA.com