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    Milli Vanilli "Girl You Know It's True" Platinum Album Award. In one of the biggest scandals in Pop music history, it was publicly revealed in 1990 that Fabrice Morvan and Rob Pilatus -- the two halves of the group Milli Vanilli -- did not actually sing on the group's records and their voices had been dubbed. Milli Vanilli's Grammy award for Best New Artist was withdrawn four days later (a first), and Arista Records dropped the act from its roster and deleted their album and its masters from their catalog, making "Girl You Know It's True" the largest-selling album to ever be taken out of print. A court ruling later allowed anyone who had bought the album to get a refund., a great deal of lost money, since this initially popular album had gone platinum six times, as evidenced by this sales award given to Arista records by the RIAA. Pilatus committed suicide eight years later, the sad tale become the subject of the first episode of VH-1's "Behind the Music," and the rest, as they say, is history. The award is framed to an overall size of 17" x 25", and is in Excellent condition.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2006
    14th-15th Friday-Saturday
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