RIAA 7x Multi-Platinum Album Award for Nelly album Country Grammar. Released on June 27, 2000, on July 18, 2001 it was certified 7x Multi-Platinum by the RIAA.
The debut album from St. Louis based rapper Nelly, it produced the hits "Country Grammar (Hot Shit)", which reached #7 on the Billboard Hot 100 and UK Singles Chart, along with "E.I.", "Ride wit Me" and "Batter Up". The album topped the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart, staying there for five weeks, and sold well in many other world markets. By 2016 it was certified 10x Multi-Platinum, becoming a rare RIAA Diamond selling album. See image above for RIAA sales certifications of this album through the years*.
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- RIAA 7x Multi-Platinum album award
- In Good to VG condition
- First presentation award made in 2001
- Presented to record promotion executive
- Has original backing paper and manufacturer's label
- Known as a "RIAA bar hologram" award with a serial number, they were made from 1998 to present
- Award measures approx. 33" x 19.5”
- Great collectors item for any Nelly fan
- FREE insured shipping to continental U.S. (great deal on this large award)
- International shipping available
Detailed Item Description: This RIAA 7x Multi-Platinum award is a first presentation award that would have been manufactured in 2001 making it 22 years old. It is presented to Rachel McClusky of McClusky & Associates, a long time independent record promoter who worked with many record labels.
This award is in Good to VG condition with minor mars on the plexiglass and frame, tears on the backing paper. It is all original but manufacturer sticker is not present.
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*RIAA sales data source: RIAA.com