Joe Nichols, Sara Evans Get Platinum Certifications

Albums by Joe Nichols and Sara Evans have achieved platinum status for shipments of 1 million copies each, the RIAA announced Tuesday (Sept. 18). Nichols’ Man With a Memory, released in 2002, is his first recording to reach the platinum level. Evans’ 2005 release, Real Fine Place, is her third platinum album. In other certifications, Big & Rich’s Between Raising Hell and Amazing Grace and Bon Jovi’s Lost Highway are now certified gold for shipments of 500,000 copies.