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:
SOFT CELL Non Stop Ecstatic Dancing (1982 UK official B.P.I. certified Gold sales award, issued to commemorate album sales in excess of 100,000 copies. This nicely framed and glazed award measures 20″ x 16″ in size, and features a gold LP disc above the artwork miniature and authentic, custom engraved dedication plaque, all mounted on a red felt background with Union ‘Jack’ Flag in the top left corner, within a golden metal frame).
SIMPLY RED Stars (Official 1991 UK East West label In-house MULTI-PLATINUM award issued to commemorate album sales in excess of 1,200,000 copies. This nicely framed and glazed award measures 25″ x 16″ in size, and features FOUR overlapping CD’s next to the album artwork mounted on a silver background, below is the authentic custom engraved dedication plaque also mounted on a silver background. Next to the plaque is a silver square that has been AUTOGRAPHED ‘Simply Thanks Simply Mick’, although originally signed in blue biro pen, has faded leaving the imprint visible, all surrounded with a blue mount with a Union ‘Jack’ flag in the top left corner – superb item) ** Complete With Certificate Of Authenticity **.
JOOLS HOLLAND Small World Big Band (Official 2001 UK Warner in-house double silver CD sales award presented to recognise sales of more than 600,000 copies. This nicely framed and glazed award measures 22″ x 11″ in size, and features two overlapping picture discs of the Compact Disc album, mounted above the sleeve artwork which has been signed by Jools in black marker pen, along with the authentic custom engraved dedication plaque. This stylish slimline autographed award wouldlook stunning on any wall!).
Be sure to check out the rest of our Music Industry Awards on eil.com
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