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This Month's Certifications

Toronto - December 2001


The Canadian Recording Industry Association reports 12 certifications for the month of December including 1 SIX TIMES PLATINUM, 1 QUINTUPLE PLATINUM, 1 QUADRUPLE PLATINUM, 2 TRIPLE PLATINUM, 4 PLATINUM, & 3 GOLD awards. Certification achievements by Canadian artists included Nickelback reaching Quadruple Platinum, Richard Abel at Platinum and Leonard Cohenís new album "Ten New Songs" at Platinum.


Audio Certifications


December 2001
6 X Platinum
600,000 Units
Various Artists
"Big Shiny Tunes 5"
Warner Music Canada Ltd / Universal Music
5 X Platinum
500,000 Units
Pink Floyd
"Echoes - The Best Of Pink Floyd"
EMI Music Canada / EMI
4 X Platinum
400,000 Units
Nickelback
"Silver Side Up"
EMI Music Canada / EMI
3 X Platinum
300,000 Units
Sarah Brightman
"Time To Say Goodbye"
EMI Music Canada / EMI
Various Artists
"The 70's Game"
Universal Music / Universal Music Special Markets
Platinum
100,000 Units
Craig David
"Born To Do It"
Warner Music Canada Ltd / Wildstar
Garth Brooks
"Scarecrow "
EMI Music Canada / EMI
Richard Abel
"Inspiration"
DEP Distribution Exclusive Ltee / Abelin
Leonard Cohen
"Ten New Songs"
Sony Music Canada Inc / Columbia
Gold
50,000 Units
Garou
"Seul...Avec Vous - Live"
Sony Music Canada Inc / Sony Musique
Various Artists
"Harry Potter & The Philosopher's Stone"
Warner Music Canada Ltd / Atlantic
Alain Morisod (Sweet People)
"Un Vrai Noel"
DEP Distribution Exclusive Ltee / Bibus
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Video Certifications


December 2001
6 X Platinum DVD
60,000 Units
Annie Brocoli
"Annie Brocoli Dans L'espace"
Distribution Musicor / Tacca
2 X Platinum DVD
20,000 Units
Rock & Belles Oreilles
"The Videocassette / DVD 1994-1995"
Distribution Select / Amerimage
Rock & Belles Oreilles
"The Videocassette / DVD 1989-1990"
Distribution Select / Amerimage
Rock & Belles Oreilles
"The Videocassette / DVD 1988 "
Distribution Select / Amerimage
Rock & Belles Oreilles
"The Videocassette / DVD 1986-1987"
Distribution Select / Amerimage
Platinum DVD
10,000 Units
Rock & Belles Oreilles
"The Videocassette / DVD 1994-1995"
Distribution Select / Amerimage
Rock & Belles Oreilles
"The Videocassette / DVD 1989-1990"
Distribution Select / Amerimage
Rock & Belles Oreilles
"The Videocassette / DVD 1988 "
Distribution Select / Amerimage
Rock & Belles Oreilles
"The Videocassette / DVD 1986-1987"
Distribution Select / Amerimage
Gold DVD
10,000 Units
Stephane Rousseau
"3"
Distribution Musicor / Zone 3

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