Indie star Phoenix rose to the occasion during its CMJ Music Marathon event at New York’s Madison Square Garden on Oct. 20. That evening, the RIAA awarded the act its first gold plaque for selling 500,000 copies of its album “Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix.” PHOTO: JEN MALER



Celebrating the achievement are (from left) Coalition Management’s Chris Gentry, Phoenix guitarist Christian Mazzalai, bassist Deck D’Arcy, Glassnote Records president Daniel Glass, RIAA Gold & Platinum Awards program director Kate Harold, vocalist Thomas Mars, guitarist Laurent Brancowitz and Coalition Management’s Simon White.



Here, Phoenix celebrates with their Glassnote Records family. Top row, from left: Gentry, Chris Scully, General Manager, Glassnote Records; D’Arcy; Glass; Mars; Yipei Chen-Josephson, Head of Marketing, Glassnote Records; Brancowitz; Adam Herzog, A&R/Touring, Glassnote Records; Simon White, Coalition Management; and Nick Petropoulos, Head of Promotion, Glassnote Records. Bottom row, from left: Jenna LoMonaco, Head of New Media, Glassnote Records; Mazzalai; Marisa Fair, Marketing, Glassnote Records; Jen Cornett, A&R and Licensing, Glassnote Records; Maureen Lloren, Head of Publishing; and Alexandra Dunne, Head of Publicity, Glassnote Records.


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