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gold disc

n
(Music, other)
a. (in Britain) an album certified to have sold 250 000 copies or a single certified to have sold 500 000 copies
b. (in the US) an album or single certified to have sold 1 000 000 copies or a single certified to have sold 500 000 copies. Compare silver disc, platinum disc
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1942: Bandleader Glenn Miller was presented with the first gold disc, forselling more than one million copies of Chattanooga Choo Choo.
To win a gold disc, how many copies of an album needs to sell in Britain?
Items include a guitar from the 60s and one from The Animals' 1980 reunion tour; an award from Radio Caroline to The Animals for House Of The Rising Sun; and a gold disc engraved to Chas in recognition of record sales by Slade.
Washington, Mar 1 ( ANI ): Noel Gallagher is set to auction off a signed gold disc certifying the success of his debut solo album for Russell Brand's charity, it has been revealed.
TRACTOR driver Ian Jones watches in wonder at his gold disc as it glistens while he holds it up to the daylight.
Lindy, who presented a commemorative gold disc to Margaret Williams from the Welsh National Trust said: "I've had a brilliant day, the sun shone and lots of fans turned up and got to sit in the Aston Martin.
The gold disc will be sold by Bonhams in London on July 3 and all proceeds will go towards the hall.
AS we are doing anniversaries, I thought I would mention that the first gold disc was presented on this date for selling a million records.
It was mounted in the centre of a gold disc inscribed The King's Authentic Hair, together with a photograph of the singer and a certificate of authenticity on the reverse.
AN extremely rare 4,500-year-old gold disc unearthed on a hillock in north Ceredigion and initially thought to be a bottle top was yesterday declared treasure at an inquest in Aberystwyth.
During the evening Susan was also presented with a gold disc to mark her debut album's first million sales.
The final choice of Gold Disc winner was determined by an open online public vote.