Older related blog post, please click the title> Regine Should Have Also Received A Diamond Record Award
The criteria is that the figure must be published by a reliable or acceptable source and that the album must have sold at least 180,000 units in the country. The Philippine Association of the Record Industry (PARI) is the organization responsible for awarding record certifications in the Philippines.
Both Regine Velasquez and Nina hold the record for the biggest-selling album by female a artist, for their albums R2K and Nina Live!. In October 2009, Nina became the first female artist to receive a Diamond certification. In 2010, Sharon Cuneta's Isn't It Romantic? reached Diamond status, making her the second female artist to receive such award.
Regine Velasquez's R2K reached above 480,000 in sales, but was not awarded with a Diamond certification by its own label.
R2K 1999 Ballad / Pop 300,000+ 6× Platinum
Drawn 1998 R&B / Pop 320,000+ 8× Platinum
Retro 1996 Pop / Dance 280,000+ 7× Platinum
Kailangan Ko'y Ikaw 2000 240,000+ 6× Platinum
Regine Live: Songbird Sings The Classics 2001 Pop?Ballad 200,000+ 5× Platinum
Covers 2004 Pop 180,000+ 6× Platinum
Regine Velasquez was hailed as the best-selling artist of all time in the Philippines, selling more than 7 million albums in the country and more than 1,500,000 albums in other Asian countries.
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