RIAA 8x Multi-Platinum Album award for Shania Twain's The Woman In Me album. This was the Canadian country-pop singer's third album released on Feb. 7, 1995. The album was certified 8x Multi-Platinum by the RIAA on Sept. 13, 1996, which this particular award celebrates.
The album went to #1 on the Billboard Country Albums chart and #5 on the Top 200 Albums chart It had sold over 12 million copies by 2000, making it a rare Diamond sales award winner. See image above for the RIAA sales certifications of this album through the years*.
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- RIAA 8x Multi-Platinum LP award
- In VG condition
- First presentation award from 1996
- Presentation to awards show producer
- Appears to be original backing paper with unaltered internal components
- Known as a "R hologram" award they were made from 1990-1997
- Award measures approx. 18" x 22"
- Great collectors item for any Shania Twain fan
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Detailed Item Description: This is a first presentation RIAA 8x Multi-Platinum award that would have been manufactured in 1996. That makes this award approx. 25 years old. It is presented to Ken Ehrlich who at the time and for many years produced the Grammy awards.
This award in in VG condition with some minor mars and scratches on the natural tone wood frame. The original Fitzgerald Hartley manufacturer sticker is present,.
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Notes on the condition of all vintage RIAA awards: 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.
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*RIAA sales data source: RIAA.com.