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November is Canada’s golden month

Toronto - November 2003

Canadian artists achieved multiple certifications in November, headed up by Amanda Marshall’s "Tuesday’s Child" (Sony Music Canada), which hit Triple Platinum. Fellow Torontonians Our Lady Peace’s "Gravity" (Sony Music Canada) reached Double Platinum.

Albums by Canadian artists that were certified Gold in November, with 50,000 units shipped, include Treble Charger’s "Detox" (BMG Canada), Jann Arden’s "Love is the Only Soldier" (Universal Music), Chantal Kreviazuk’s "What If It All Means Something" (Sony Music Canada) and Billy Talent’s "Billy Talent" (Warner Music Canada). In Singles, Canadian Idol winner Ryan Malcolm’s "Something More" (BMG Canada) reached Quintuple Single, while Ottawa’s Keshia Chanté’s first single "Unpredictable" (BMG Canada) was certified Gold.

International artists also had a successful month; Norah Jones’ debut "Come Away With Me" (EMI Music Canada) was certified seven times Platinum, 50 Cent’s "Get Rich Or Die Tryin’" (Universal Music) went Quintuple Platinum and Brits Coldplay achieved Quadruple Platinum with "A Rush Of Blood To The Head" (EMI Music Canada).

Audio Certifications

November 2003
7 X Platinum
700,000 Units
Norah Jones
"Come Away With Me"
EMI Music Canada / EMI
5 X Platinum
500,000 Units
50 Cent
"Get Rich Or Die Tryin"
Universal Music / Shady / Aftermath / Interscope / Violator
4 X Platinum
400,000 Units
"A Rush Of Blood To The Head"
EMI Music Canada / EMI
3 X Platinum
300,000 Units
Amanda Marshall
"Tuesday’s Child"
Sony Music Canada Inc / Epic
2 X Platinum
200,000 Units
Good Charlotte
"The Young And The Hopeless"
Sony Music Canada Inc / Epic
Rod Stewart
"“It Had To Be You...The Great American Songbook"
BMG Canada Inc / J Records
Our Lady Peace
Sony Music Canada Inc / Columbia
100,000 Units
3 Doors Down
"Golden Road"
EMI Music Canada / EMI
Johnny Cash
"The Man Comes Around"
Sony Music Canada Inc / Columbia
John Mayer
"Room For Squares"
Warner Music Canada Ltd / Warner Bros
"Sacred Love"
Universal Music / A & M Records
Josh Groban
Warner Music Canada Ltd / Warner Bros
50,000 Units
The Beach Boys
"Sounds Of Summer"
EMI Music Canada / EMI
Treble Charger
BMG Canada Inc / VIK Recordings
The Strokes
"Room On Fire"
BMG Canada Inc / BMG Canada Inc
Jann Arden
"Love Is The Only Soldier"
Universal Music / Universal
Universal Music / Universal Records
Chantal Kreviazuk
"What If It All Means Something"
Sony Music Canada Inc / Sony Music Canada
Billy Talent
"Billy Talent"
Warner Music Canada Ltd / Atlantic
Jane’s Addiction
EMI Music Canada / Capitol
Universal Music / Def Jam South
A Perfect Circle
"Thirteenth Step"
EMI Music Canada / Virgin
Michael W. Smith
CMC Distribution / Reunion Records
Robin Mark
"Revival In Belfast"
CMC Distribution / Integrity Music
EMI Music Canada / EMI
5 X Platinum Single
50,000 Units
Ryan Malcolm
"Something More"
BMG Canada Inc / VIK
Gold Single
5,000 Units
Keshia Chanté
BMG Canada Inc / VIK
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Video Certifications

November 2003
Double Platinum
20,000 Units
Pink Floyd
"The Making Of The Dark Side Of The Moon"
EMI Music Canada / Eagle Vision
Veggie Tales
"The Star Of Christmas"
CMC Distribution / Big Idea

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