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:
MAZZY STAR So Tonight That I Might See (Official US RIAA certified platinum award presented for sales of more than 1,000,000 copies of the Capitol Records CD and cassette. The award features a copy of the CD artwork, a copy of the CD album and a silver-coloured cassette shell, all mounted above an ‘R’ style hologram dedication plaque. This stunning award is framed and glazed – measures 17″ x 13″. A fabulous item for your wall!) ** Complete With Certificate Of Authenticity **.
CINDERELLA Heartbreak Station (Rare Official Japanese Nippon Phonogram Co. Ltd. in-house ‘Gold Disk’ Award issued in recognition of the album reaching Gold Status, presented to the bands former Tour Manager. This nicely framed and glazed award measure 9″ x 11″ in size, featuring a copy of the Compact Disc at the top with a Japanese flag miniature in the middle, all mounted on the authentic, custom engraved gold mount with the dedication at the bottom and in a thick heavy golden metal frame. Although not big in size, the Japanese awards are now very sought after as very hard to find)
STONE ROSES Second Coming (Rare official 1994 UK Geffen in-house PLATINUM CD award issued to commemorate UK sales in excess of 300,000 copies of the album. Features the CD album and sleeve artwork mounted on a platinum plate, above a custom engraved dedication plaque with mini ‘Union Jack’ flag in the top left corner. Measures approximately 16″ x 16″ – framed and glazed. A stunning item for this classic album, ready to take pride of place on your wall).
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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