April 2, 2014

Elton John's Yellow Brick Road Goes Eight-Times Platinum, Daft Punk Hits a Million

Over the last three months, the RIAA has issued over 130 gold and platinum certificates, but only a handful have gone to veteran artists.

The most notable is Elton John's 1973 album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road has gone eight-time platinum, indicating sales of over eight million units.

Also receiving multiple platinum status is Led Zeppelin in the category of Long For Video. Their Celebration Day is three-times platinum with sales of over 150,000 units.

The other new member of the Platinum club is Daft Punk with Random Access Memories.

The following are the veteran artists (recording career over twenty years) who have received Gold or Platinum certifications since early January.

Platinum Albums (1,000,000 units per certificate).

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