Skillet Celebrates RIAA Platinum Certification + Album Launch

Skillet celebrated the release of their critically acclaimed project RISE last week in New York. In honor of the two-time GRAMMY®-nominated band, Atlantic Records hosted a party for Skillet at New York’s Hudson Hotel to commemorate the band’s new project and the RIAA Platinum certification of their 2009 release AWAKE and their hit single “Monster.”

Attending the event festivities included Atlantic Records’ Craig Kallman (Chairman/CEO), Julie Greenwald (Chairman/COO) and Pete Ganbarg (EVP/Head of A&R). Adding to the platinum honors were the RIAA Gold certifications for Skillet’s singles “Hero” and “Awake & Alive.”

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