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Diamond Album to be presented during EW



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Sony Records to Present Diamond Album During Elvis Week 2012

At this year's 35th celebration, Elvis Presley will continue to earn gold, platinum and multi-platinum certifications from the Recording Industry of America (RIAA).

The King of Rock n' Roll received ten new sales awards this year. They will be presented during Elvis Week 2012 on August 15 at 5:30 p.m. inside the Elvis Week Main Stage tent. This event is free to all guests.

  • "Elvis’ Christmas Album" will receive Diamond album certification with 10,000,000 copies sold.
  • "I Got Lucky" will receive Platinum album certification with 1,000,000 copies sold.
  • "Elvis In Person (At The International Hotel)" will receive Platinum album certification with 1,000,000 copies sold.
  • "Elvis’ Christmas Album" will receive Multi-Disc Platinum album certification with 10,000,000 copies sold.
  • "Elvis Presley" will receive Multi-Disc Platinum album certification with 1,000,000 copies sold.
  • "Elvis" will receive Multi-Disc Platinum album certification with 1,000,000 copies sold.
  • "The Very Best Of Love" will receive Gold album certification with 500,000 copies sold.
  • "Elvis Sings For Kids" will receive Gold album certification with 500,000 copies sold.
  • "Mahalo From Elvis" will receive Gold album certification with 500,000 copies sold.
  • "Elvis Christmas" will receive Gold album certification with 500,000 copies sold.

These certifications are based on current standards: 500,000 copies for a gold single or album and 1 million copies for a platinum single or album. Over a hundred Elvis albums, singles, and extended-plays have received gold, platinum or multi-platinum designations from RIAA.

Join thousands of Elvis fans as we accept these awards by attending this free event on August 15, 2012 at the Elvis Week Main Stage tent. To see a complete schedule of events and our featured guests during Elvis Week 2012, visit www.ElvisWeek.com.

Source: www.elvis.com