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Life Soundtrack RIAA Platinum Album Award

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RIAA Platinum Album Award for the original soundtrack for the 1999 comedy film Life, which starred Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence. The album was released on March 16, 1999 and by June 18, 1999 was certified Platinum by the RIAA. 

The album soundtrack was successful on the strength of music from Maxwell, whose track "Fortunate" hit #4 on the Billboard Hot 100, along with City High, Xzibit, Ja Rule, Kelly Price, Juvenile, DJ Quik, R. Kelly, Destiny's Child, The Isley Brothers and others. It reached #10 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart and #2 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop albums chart. 

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Item Highlights:

  • RIAA “serial number bar hologram” Platinum album award
  • In Excellent condition
  • First presentation award made in 1999
  • Presented to artist manager
  • Has original backing paper and manufacturer's label
  • Known as a "RIAA bar hologram" award with a serial number hologram, they were made from 1998 to present
  • Award measures approx. 17" x 21”
  • Great collectors item for any R&B/rap/hip hop fan
  • FREE insured shipping to continental U.S.
  • International shipping available

Detailed Item Description: This RIAA Platinum award is a first presentation award that would have been manufactured in 1999, making it about 22 years old. It is presented to an artist manager who worked with an array of artists including 2Pac, DJ Quik, Everlast, Jadakiss, Jay-Z, Snoop Dog and others. His signed and notarized letter of provenance will provided with purchase. Provenance letter can be seen in images.

It is all original with unopened backing paper, Dejay Products manufacturer's sticker and all correct components. This award is in Excellent condition with only minor mars on the plexiglass and frame.

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Notes on the condition of all vintage RIAA awards like this one: Please do not buy this item if you want a brand new piece of memorabilia. These are historical artifacts from the year they were produced. As a result they may show signs of wear. Frankly, if you see a 20 to 50-year-old award purported to be in 100% perfect condition, it might be too good to be true. After all, an antique should have "good' wear. If not, you might want to question the piece.

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.

Finally, a word on photos: Our photos are zoomable so you can get a very good look. Do let us know if you want photos of any other details on our pieces and we'll be happy to provide.

*RIAA sales data source: RIAA.com