A Quick Snapshot of Platinum Canadian Albums in 2014

This comes direct from FYI Music News:

25: The number of albums certified Platinum by Music Canada in 2014
7: The number of Canadian albums certified Platinum by Music Canada in 2014
80K: Number of sales needed to attain Platinum status post 5/1/08
100K: Number of sales needed to attain Platinum status pre 5/1/08
$75: Cost to have a recording certified by Music Canada
10: The number of individual songs (singles) converted into Track Equivalent Albums.

Meanwhile, FYI Music News also reports on a call to get rid of CanCon regulations. Read about that here.

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