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:
VAN MORRISON Back On Top (Official US RIAA Certified Gold Award issued to commemorate American album sales in excess of 500,000 copies of the Pointblank/Virgin Records album. This nicely framed and glazed award measures 21″ x 9″ in size, and features a floating design with the sleeve artwork at the top with a copy of the Compact Disc, RIAA hologram and the authentic, custom engraved dedication plaque below all mounted on a leaf design mount, ina2″ deep black wooden frame).
ZZ TOP Afterburner (Official 1987 Australian ARIA certified award issued to commemorate album sales reaching Platinum status, presented to Warner’s – International. This nicely framed and glazed award measures 34″ x 23″ in size, and features a platinum disc mounted on a ‘star chart’ background, above a full size album artwork sleeve and authentic, custom engraved dedication plaque with ARIA logo to the left and enamel Australian flag to the right, within a silver coloured wooden frame).
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 latest awards at eil.com, and if you have any items to sell, please call us on 01474 815099
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