Platinum record


A Platinum Record is the award given to a performing artist (typically musical artist) for the sale of million units of records, CD's, or cassettes through legal distribution sources. The Platinum Record award was created after the Gold Record award was popular and as the industry saw the sales of individual singles and albums reach one million units. In 1998 the Diamond Record awards were created for the sales of 10 million copies of an album or single.Also Gold Record, Diamond Record.