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Have any of the Clark Sisters albums gone platinum?
Yes. Their 1981 album, "You Brought the Sunshine" sold over a million copies.
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Yes Nickel-back has 4 platinum records. he has one for Rock star one for Photograph and one for Someday and one for burn it to the ground.
RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) is a group that protects the rights of songwriters and artists in the recording industry. They give out awards on a per releas…e basis - NOT based on sales - but based on royalties paid to the performer for each individual release. The following Awards are given ONLY if the recorded songs (the format does not matter) are sold within the first year of the original recorded material's original release date. Any record company may request an award for their artist after 1 year of release. (This is VERY common) For Example: Your CD comes out and sells 500,000 in 6 months - it is awarded a RIAA Gold Album Status. Then, after 14 months the sales are 1,000,000 - IF YOUR RECORD COMPANY REQUESTS IT - and can prove the sales with signed (cashed) residual checks paid to the performer - it will be awarded a Platinum Status. Then after 3 years - it has sold 10,000,000 copies - again - IF YOUR RECORD COMPANY REQUESTS IT - and proves it with signed (cashed) residual checks paid to the performer - it will be awarded a Diamond Status. After 10 years it has sold 40,000,000 copies - again - IF YOUR RECORD COMPANY REQUESTS IT - and proves it with signed (cashed) residual checks paid to the performer - it is awarded Multi-Diamond Status. All record companies stretch (lie) a little bit about sales of their performers records - and most companies use it in advertising. (They will advertise "Gold Record Artist... without the artist ever selling 500,000 copies of any album.) So a record companies SALES do not determine the RIAA Status of a record - ONLY residual checks paid to the performer determine a records RIAA status. RIAA Awards 1958 to 1974 Gold Award = More than 1,000,001 salesMulti-Gold Award = more than 2,000,001 sales (5x denotes +5,000,001 in sales) RIAA Awards 1975 to Present Day: Gold Award = More than 500,001 sales (There is no multi Gold Award)Platinum Award = Between 1,000,001 to 1,999,999 in sales.Multi-Platinum Award = Between 2,000,000 to 10,000,000 in sales. (4X Platinum denotes +4,000,000 sales)Diamond Award = 10,000,001 to 20,000,000Multi-Diamond Award over 20,000,001 (5X Diamond denotes +50,000,000 sales) The Goofy part: These Awards are counting the sales of individual CD, DVD, album platters (INCLUDING downloads) - NOT a complete set of a released album. So a double CD that sells 5,000,001 COPIES - or a triple CD Set that sells 3,333,334 COPIES or a 10 CD Box Set that sells 1,000,001 sets - is a Diamond album - because they each have sold over 10,000,001 individual platters (the format NEVER matters as many are released on several different formats - ie. CD, DVD, download or even vinyl.). Only the sales proven by residual checks paid to the performer are used to determine ALL RIAA Awards. EXTRA CREDIT: Catch A Falling Star, written by Paul Vance and Lee Pockriss, and recorded by Perry Como, was the first record certified by RIAA as selling over 1 million copies, and therefore the very first Gold Record was presented to Perry Como on March, 5th 1958. It was an actual record - spray painted with a gold lacquer!! (Today they are gold plastic discs - not actual records.) EXTRA EXTRA CREDIT:The album that has sold the most copies in American music history - as of January 1, 2010 is Michael Jackson's "Thriller" - with proven sales in excess of 67,000,000 copies - or 6x Diamond. "Thriller" was released on November 30, 1982 and the video was released December 2, 1983 - 1 year and 2 days later. (A video was not planned however with album sales over 12,000,000 within the first year, Jackson felt it necessary). The next closest is the album "Their Greatest Hits" by Eagles released February 1976 with +35,000,000 copies sold. NOTE: The band is and has always been called "Eagles" - NOT "The Eagles". EXTRA EXTRA EXTRA CREDIT: "John Denver's Greatest Hits" released in November 1973 - was the first album in American music history to sell over 10,000,000 copies within the first year of release. This prompted the RIAA to reconfigure their Gold Album Award - into the Gold, Platinum and Diamond awards that we have today. FINAL EXTRA CREDIT: The largest selling single in music history is "Goodbye England's Rose" (AKA "Candle In The Wind Diana") by Bernie Taupin and Sir Elton Hercules John - a re-recorded version of "Candle In The Wind" recorded for the funeral of Diana Spencer in August 1997. It sold over 17,000,000 copies world wide within 1 month. (After her divorce she was not to be known as "Princess" or "Lady" - Both titles reserved for the Royal Family only - of which she was no longer a part. Nor was Diana allowed to retain the royal family name of Windsor - she reverted to her maiden name of Spencer.)
The Eagles - Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975) 29 million copies sold 29 platinums (aprox. 3 diamonds)
Karen, Twinkie, and Jackie.
Denise Clark had premarital sex which in the process produced children. The Church Of God In Christ church officials felt it need be to talk to her mother Dr. Mattie Moss-Clar…k who also happened to be the district choir directress. They gave her a ultimatum either ask her daughter (Denise) to remove herself from the Clark sisters are she be removed from her position as directress. So Denise felt it best as well as her sisters did that she leave the group.
Yes they are - It is Dr Mattie Moss Clark's grandsons, Denise Clark's sons (former member of the Clark Sisters) and Dorinda, Karen Jacky and Twinkie's nephews. Kierra an…d J. Drew, Angel, Greg Jr and Nikkia;s cousins! :)
Yes, one sister, her name is Leanne.
Answer Twinkie's son John Terrell raps on her Live In Charlotte NC album.
She pastors in California. *She also left the group I believe in the mid to late 80's.
Before Lewis met up with Clark, he began the expedition on August 30, 1803 in Pittsburgh PA. Lt. William Clark would offer to join Lewis on the expedition weeks later on Octob…er 13, 1803 at Camp Dubois (in present-day Indiana). From there, they sailed down the Ohio River towards St. Louis. In spring 1805, they continued to the headwaters of the Missouri River, struggled across the Continental Divide, and headed west along the Salmon, Snake, and Columbia Rivers to the Pacific. They landed at the mouth of the Columbia River, Astoria, Oregon. The expedition then ended on September 23, 1806 upon their return to St. Louis from Oregon. If you believe that the expedition began in Pittsburgh, then it took 2 years and 25 days. If you believe that the expedition began when Clark joined then it took 1 year 11 months and 11 days.
In Mariah Carey
she has released 13 studio albums. 9 of them platinum. 2 of them diamond. 2 of them gold. She had the record for most albums.
In Gospel Music
she is there sister that quit singing with the clark sisters bcuz she started having babies, Larry clark.....