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Canadian Artists Earn Recording Certifications

Toronto - February 2003


Half of the CRIA sound recording certifications awarded in February were earned by Canadian artists, with rising star Shawn Desman receiving his very first certification for his self-titled debut album..


Audio Certifications


February 2003
2 X Platinum
200,000 Units
Various Artists
"Mixmania"
Distribution Select / Zone 3
Platinum
100,000 Units
Jimmy Eat World
"Bleed American"
Universal Music / Dreamworks
Audioslave
"Audioslave"
Sony Music Canada / Epic
Gold
50,000 Units
Toby Keith
"Unleashed"
Universal Music / Dreamworks Nashville
The Tea Party
"Interzone Mantras"
EMI Music Canada / EMI
Gino Quilico
"Noel"
Distribution Select / Guy Cloutier Communications
Shawn Desman
"Shawn Desman"
BMG Canada Inc. / Uomo / Vik Recordings
Michel Cusson
"Un Homme et Son Péché"
Distribution Select / Zone 3
Sean Paul
"Dutty Rock"
Virgin Music Canada Inc. / Virgin
New Found Glory
"Sticks And Stones"
Universal Music / Drive-Thru Records
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Video Certifications


February 2003
4 X Platinum DVD
40,000 Units
Paul McCartney
"Back In The US Concert Film"
EMI Music Canada / EMI

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