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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 that 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 Milli Vanilli's Grammy award for Best New Artist was withdrawn four days later (a first), and Arista Records dropped the act from its roster and deleted their album and its masters from their catalog, making "Girl You Know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. Pilatus committed suicide eight years later, and the sad tale became the subject of the first episode of VH-1's "Behind the Music." Presented to June Colbert when the album went quadruple platinum, this award is in Excellent condition and framed to an overall size of 17" x 21".

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    October, 2006
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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