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May 26, 1999

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  • May 26, 1999
    RIAA Certified Diamond Award

    Led Zeppelin’s 1971 blockbuster, “Led Zeppelin IV” is certified for U.S. sales of 21 million, becoming the fourth highest-certified album of all time. It is behind Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” and The Eagles’ “Greatest Hits 1971-1975,” which are at 25 million; and Pink Floyd’s “The Wall” at 23 million.

    Led Zeppelin’s 1975 double-album, “Physical Graffiti,” becomes a Diamond award winner, now certified at the 15-million level. Led Zeppelin is one of only three acts with two albums at or above the 15 million certification level. The others are The Eagles and Pink Floyd.

     

     

May 26, 1999
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RIAA Certified Diamond Award
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Led Zeppelin’s 1971 blockbuster, “Led Zeppelin IV” is certified for U.S. sales of 21 million, becoming the fourth highest-certified album of all time. It is behind Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” and The Eagles’ “Greatest Hits 1971-1975,” which are at 25 million; and Pink Floyd’s “The Wall” at 23 million.

Led Zeppelin’s 1975 double-album, “Physical Graffiti,” becomes a Diamond award winner, now certified at the 15-million level. Led Zeppelin is one of only three acts with two albums at or above the 15 million certification level. The others are The Eagles and Pink Floyd.

 

 

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