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March 08,  2018   -   Sony Music   /   Elvis Express Radio
17 Elvis Album Catalog Titles Achieve RIAA Gold, Platinum & Multi-Platinum Certifications in Past Year; 11 Titles Are First Time Certifications

“Elvis Presley: The Searcher,” a Two-Part Documentary Film, Premieres on HBO Saturday, April 14

RCA/Legacy Recordings Set to Release Elvis Presley: The Searcher (The Original Soundtrack) on Friday, April 4

Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, and RCA Records acknowledge the astounding ongoing impact of the music and artistry of Elvis Presley,
whose all time RIAA certified album awards in the US now top 146.5 million units. As Presley’s catalog achieves new Gold, Platinum and multi-Platinum sales awards as certified by
the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), Elvis continues to inspire, inform and transform popular culture.

Elvis, the second most awarded solo performer and third most awarded act in RIAA history (after the Beatles at #1 and Garth Brooks at #2)–has racked up more Gold Records (101)
than any other act and is the only artist still earning RIAA certifications whose connection to the association dates back to its founding.

In 1958, the inaugural year of the RIAA Gold & Platinum program, Elvis’ “Hard Headed Woman” became one of the RIAA’s first three Gold singles and the very first in Elvis’ ongoing
string of Gold, Platinum and multi-Platinum certifications.

Over the past year, 17 Elvis Presley catalog titles have been awarded RIAA certifications, with 11 of those albums reaching Gold (or Platinum) status for the very first time.

Most Recent Certified Albums:

July 31, 2017
Elvis Presley Christmas Duets  =  Gold Album  
An Afternoon In The Garden  =  Gold Album   
Elvis: A Legendary Performer Vol. 1  =   Multi-Platinum Album x3

September 13, 2017
He Touched Me  =  Gold Multi Disc Award  
Heart And Soul  =  Platinum Album
That’s The Way It Is  =  Platinum Album          
It’s Christmas Time  =  Multi-Platinum Album X4
ELV1S: 30 #1 Hits  =  Multi-Platinum Album X6    

January 12, 2018
Elvis’ Greatest Jukebox Hits  =  Gold Album
Elvis Rock  =  Gold Album
The Great Performances  =  Gold Album
White Christmas  =  Gold Album
Artist Of the Century  =  Gold Multi-Disc Set
Peace in the Valley  =  Gold Multi-Disc Set  
Christmas Peace  =  Gold Multi-Disc Set    
HITstory  =  Gold & Platinum Multi-Disc Set  
Elvis Ultimate Gospel  =  Platinum Album    

Once and future fans of Elvis are invited to experience “Elvis: The Searcher,” an HBO Documentary Films production, in association with Sony Pictures Television, which debuts in
the United States on SATURDAY, APRIL 14 (8:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO.

On Friday, April 6, RCA/Legacy will release Elvis Presley: The Searcher (The Original Soundtrack).

The musical companion to the two-part documentary directed by Emmy® and Grammy® award winner Thom Zimny, Elvis Presley: The Searcher (The Original Soundtrack) will be
available in digital and physical configurations including an 18-track definitive soundtrack, a 2LP gatefold 12″ vinyl edition and a 3CD collectible deluxe box set.

Elvis Presley: The Searcher (The Original Soundtrack) includes the 18 essential Elvis Presley hits, powerful performances, and rare alternative versions of songs at the musical core
of the groundbreaking three-hour two-part film which focuses on the development of Elvis’ spellbinding artistry, from his early blues and country roots and influences through his
seismic contributions to popular culture to his 1976 recording sessions at the Jungle Room in Graceland.

The 3CD deluxe box set features 37 additional Elvis cuts plus a special disc featuring selections from Mike McCready’s (Pearl Jam) original score for “Elvis Presley: The Searcher”;
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers performing “Wooden Heart”; and the music that inspired Elvis (including R&B and country classics and “Home Sweet Home” sung by his mother,
Gladys Presley). The Elvis Presley: The Searcher (The Original Soundtrack) deluxe 3CD set includes a 40-page hardcover book featuring rare photography, liner notes by Warren
Zanes, and a director’s note by Thom Zimny.

Elvis Presley: The Searcher (The Original Soundtrack) is available for pre-order now:
CD: https://Elvis.lnk.to/TheSearcher_StandardPR/amazon
2LP: https://Elvis.lnk.to/TheSearcher_LPPR
3CD Deluxe Box Set: https://Elvis.lnk.to/TheSearcher_DeluxePR/amazon
Digital (standard): https://Elvis.lnk.to/TheSearcher_StandardDigitalPR
Digital (deluxe): https://Elvis.lnk.to/TheSearcher_DeluxeDigitalPR

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