Nickel Creek Certified Gold

Nickel Creek’s second album, This Side, has been certified gold, for shipments of more than 500,000 copies. The trio reached No.1 on the Triple-A (adult alternative) radio chart with “Smoothie Song,” the first time an instrumental has topped that chart. This Side won a Grammy for best contemporary folk album in 2002. Nickel Creek’s first album is approaching platinum status for shipments of more than a million copies. 9/11/03