Sales success in music went from “Gold Records” that were simply framed gold discs, to RIAA Multi-Platinum and Worldwide Multi-Platinum awards. The significance of awards hasn’t changed but the awards of the past have become increasingly rare, and led to new standards of success in multiple formats (and now streamed, shared and downloaded). Here are some examples …

The Black Eyed Peas The E .N .D for 11 million copies worldwide…20160718_164449_Richtone(HDR)

Mariah Carey Daydream for 9 million copies in the U.S… [click to continue…]