Messina Goes Platinum, Others Get Gold

Debut albums by Nickel Creek, Trick Pony and Phil Vassar have been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America, for shipments of 500,000 copies. Jo Dee Messina’s Burn, released in Aug. 2000, is platinum, for shipments on 1 million copies. The award is Messina’s second platinum nod. I’m Alright is double platinum. 02/08/02