Friday, October 28, 2016

Kenny G Celebrates RIAA Certified Diamond, Multi-Platinum, Platinum and Gold

Kenny G Celebrates RIAA Certified Diamond, Multi-Platinum, Platinum and Gold Albums and 75 Million Total Worldwide Sales


Pictured L-R: Steve Ross (CTK Management), Danny Nozell (CEO of CTK Management), Kenny G, Kirt Webster (Webster Public Relations), Travis Sutliff (CTK).

Grammy Award Winner Signs on with CTK Management and United Talent Agency
 
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 27, 2016) – The Recording Industry Association of America® (RIAA) has certified several Kenny G albums diamond (10 million units sold), multi-platinum, platinum (1 million units sold) and gold (500,000 units sold). Kenny, one of the most iconic instrumental musicians of the modern era, has also racked up an impressive 75 million total worldwide album sales.

Diamond:
Breathless

8x Platinum:
Miracles: The Holiday Album

5x Platinum:
Duotones
Kenny G Live

4x Platinum:
The Moment
Silhouette

3x Platinum:
Faith: A Holiday Album

Platinum:
Gravity
Classics In The Key of G
G Force
The Greatest Holiday Classics

Gold:
Paradise
Kenny G
Wishes: A Holiday Album
At Last...The Duets Album

Looking towards an even bigger and brighter future and the next chapter in a storied career, Kenny has partnered with Nashville powerhouse CTK Management and one of the entertainment industry's premier talent and literary agencies, United Talent Agency.

"I feel honored to work with such a great musician who has achieved the status of 75 million units sold worldwide. This an elite status and he deserves all the recognition in the world," Danny Nozell, CEO of CTK Management.

Neil Warnock, Head of Music Worldwide at UTA said, "UTA are thrilled to be in business with Kenny G. He is an absolute legend and we look forward to being a significant part of his future."

About Kenny G:
In January 2015, Kenny G reached another career milestone with the release of his fourteenth studio album Brazilian Nights via Concord Records. The ten-song set, Kenny’s tribute to the ‘masters’ of Bossa Nova, is a mixture of classics and Kenny G originals. Melodies and music have long been a signature part of Kenny G’s life. Since releasing his self-titled debut disc in the fall of 1982, Kenny G has become the biggest selling instrumental musicians of the modern era and one of the best-selling artists of all-time with global sales totaling more than 75 million records. His biggest album was 1992’s Breathless – which sold a staggering twelve million copies in the United States alone. In addition, his 1994 Christmas disc Miracles: The Holiday Album ranks as one of the most successful Yuletide albums ever – with sales over eight million copies. Seven of his singles have hit the Top-40 on the Billboard Hot 100. He has also been ranked as one of the most-played artists in the Adult Contemporary format – with nine top ten singles. Kenny G has collaborated with some of the biggest names in the business during his legendary career, ranging from Michael Bolton to Katy Perry to Weezer to Whitney Houston.

Kenny G On Tour:
Nov. 28 Florida Theatre Jacksonville, Fla.
Nov 29 King Center for the Performing Arts Melbourne, Fla.
Nov 30 The Plaza Live Orlando, Fla.
Dec 1 Parker Playhouse Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
Dec 2 Kravis Center Dreyfoos Hall West Palm Beach, Fla.
Dec 3 Youkey Theatre Lakeland, Fla.
Dec 5 Ryman Auditorium Nashville, Tenn.
Dec 7 Wellmont Theatre Montclair, N.J.
Dec 8 Shubert Theatre Boston, Mass.
Dec 9 Mt. Airy Casino Resort Mount Pocono, Pa.
Dec 10 Golden Nugget Atlantic City Atlantic City, N.J.
Dec 11 Theatre At Westbury Westbury, N.Y.
Dec 13 Riviera Theatre & Performing Arts Center North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Dec 14 Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield, Ohio
Dec 15 Genesee Theatre Waukegan, Ill.
Dec 16 Gallagher Bluedorn Cedar Falls, Iowa
Dec 17 J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts Saint Charles, Mo.
 
 Photo by: Jeremy Westby

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