Matchbox 20 - Yourself Or Someone Like You - Official RIAA award - 1998/1998

Matchbox 20 - Yourself Or Someone Like You - Official RIAA award - 1998/1998
Number of items: 1 - Very Good Plus (VG+)

RIAA 3x Multi-Platinum LP award for Matchbox 20's Yourself Or Someone Like You. This was the group's debut album released on Sept. 16, 1996. The album was certified 3x Multi- Platinum™ by the RIAA on Nov. 19, 1997 for three million copies sold.

Tracks "3 A.M." hit #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 and "Push" went to #1 on the Modern Rock Chart, with "Real World" and "Back 2 Good" also charting. The album was later certified an impressive 12x Multi-Platinum by 2001 (a Diamond selling album).

Item Highlights:

RIAA Multi-Platinum LP award with great design incorporating album art and a 3D triple CD design with platinum info plate
In VG to Excellent condition with only a very small chip on a top corner
First presentation award from 1998
Presentation: To music industry executive
Original backing paper and manufacturer label intact with internal components completely unaltered
Known as a "hologram bar" award because of the underlined RIAA hologram with serial number, they were made from 1998 to present
Measures 16" x 24.5"

This award appears to be all original with only a small chip out of the top left corner. The award is presented to Mitch Rose, a music industry executive at CAA (Creative Artists Agency).

This award has the correct original manufacturer sticker for this era still attached to the back: Ill-Eagle Enterprises.

Lot details
Artist/ Band (max 3)
Matchbox 20
Record Title
Yourself Or Someone Like You
Nr of items
Media Source
Official RIAA award
Release Country
Release year (oldest)
Release year (youngest)
Very Good Plus (VG+)
16×24.5 in
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