Musicians traditionally tend to write music for themselves. They use the fire burning inside them to spur creativity and write something that other can connect with, which for most is the only reward they need. Of course, it is always nice when the artist is recognised for their achievements from the industry they are part of.
This mostly comes in the form of being presented an award from the governing bodies such as the BPI, RIAA, ARIA, and so on. Sometimes, these awards make their way into the hands of collectors and the public, and we see no shortage of them here. From Platinum discs celebrating sales over the one million mark, to in house presentation CD awards, they make great pieces to display, and the perfect addition to any collection of records or memorabilia.
Find our full range at eil.com, and check out a few of the highlights we have in stock below:
Dido – Life For Rent: Rare official 2004 UK B.P.I. Certified Eight Time Platinum award issued to commemorate album sales in excess of 2.4 Million copies, and presented to Virgin Megastores. This nicely framed and glazed award measures 20″x 16″ in size, and features eight 3″ Disc’s mounted next to a barefoot image of Dido sat on a leather chair in a sleeveless summery dress, mini ‘8 X Platinum’ & Union Flag below and with the album artwork in the bottom left corner, with the authentic custom engraved dedication plaque in the bottom left corner, all in a black metal frame/
Adele – 21: Official 2011 Canadian CRIA Certified Triple Platinum Award issued to commemorate Canadian album sales in excess of 240,000 copies. This nicely framed and glazed award measures 25″ x 17″ in size, and features a unique picture back mount with the album artwork printed in the bottom left corner along with ‘The Canadian Recording Industry Association’ text and flag for Canada. Down from the top left corner are three copies of the Compact Disc (with three other discs underneath) with the authentic, custom engraved dedication plaque in the bottom right corner, with a miniature ‘Certified Triple Canadian Platinum’ plaque central at the bottom; all within a black metal frame. Stunning and the first Adele award we have ever had.
Bryan Adams – Waking Up The Neighbours: Official US A&M label in-house Multi-Platinum Award issued to commemorate album sales in excess of 10,000,000 copies, and presented to MTV’s Rick Krim. This nicely framed and glazed award measures 17″ x 21″ in size, and features a copy of the Compact Disc in the top left corner with a large cut-out of Bryan from the album artwork below, down the right side are ten album artwork miniatures with the authentic, custom engraved dedication plaque below, all mounted on a black back mount and with a black plastic coated wooden frame
Be sure to check out the rest of our latest awards at eil.com, and if you have any items to sell, please call us on 01474 815099
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