Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Elton John "Candle In The Wind (1997)" RIAA Diamond+ Sales Award. With the sudden and tragic passing of Diana, perhaps the most public face of the collective grief felt worldwide was that of Sir Elton John, a close personal friend to the princess. His heartfelt tribute to her, "Candle In The Wind (Goodbye England's Rose" was performed at her funeral (the only time John has performed the song publicly), and a studio version was recorded for release as a single, produced by Sir George Martin.

    "Candle In The Wind (1997)" became the biggest-selling single of all time (over 33 million copies worldwide), and holds the distinction of being the only Diamond (10 million copies sold) certified single in US. It was issued as a double A-side with "Something About The Way You Look Tonight", which John also dedicated to the memory of Diana, from his LP The Big Picture.

    This RIAA award is in Excellent condition and reads: Presented to / Jim Caparro / to commemorate RIAA certified / sale of more than / 11,000,000 copies of the / Rocket Records / Single / Something About the Way You Look Tonight / Candle in the Wind (In loving memory of Diana, Princess of Wales) 1997;" with official RIAA hologram label on a white linen mat, framed to 21" x 22".


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    6th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 551

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2019 December 8 Civil War, Militaria, Arms & Armor Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    We are extremely pleased with your company. Personally, I will ensure that if we go back to Dallas area we ask you guys for Mr. Walker again. I got nothing but praises from you and your team!!
    Rafael Vega,
    Miami, FL
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 March 16 - 17 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 March 16 - 17 Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,070,365