McBride Goes Triple Platinum

Martina McBride’s Greatest Hits has been certified triple platinum by the RIAA for shipments of 3 million copies. The latest certification comes on the heels of McBride’s nominations in the Academy of Country Music Awards and the CMT 2004 Flame Worthy Video Music Awards. In related news, McBride appears on the cover of Redbook magazine in May as part of its “musical moms” cover story. She makes an April 26 visit to Sesame Street to join Elmo for the duet, “Let’s Pretend.” McBride will also be featured on the famous electronic billboard in New York City’s Times Square on Thursday (April 2) when the National Domestic Violence Hotline and Lifetime Television salute the singer’s efforts to stop violence against women.