Flashback Friday: Awards

Award US TAFH 1Ma2
TAFH award for 500k discs.

The Smashing Pumpkins have sold millions of records around the world and have been given a number of plaques to framed awards over the years. These awards have found their ways into fans private collections and even an some of the awards that were given to band mamebers have made it into collectors hands. Such as one given to Billy Corgan for a sales of 50k copies of Mellon Collie sold in the Netherlands was given to a fan. As well as a recent eBay sale of an Adore award presented to D’arcy that was sold earlier this year.

Award US Machina Gold (500k type 2)a1
Machina award for 500k sold

Besides sales awards the Smashing Pumpkins have won 2 Grammy’s, 7 VMA awards, and an American Music Awards, just to name a few.

The most recent award to the Smashing Pumpkins was last year (August 28th 2012) when Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness was certified Diamond by the RIAA (10 million discs).

James, Billy & D'arcy with grammy award
James, Billy & D’arcy with grammy award

Check out more pictures from the many awards the Smashing Pumpkins have won over on SPFreaks.com