Albums by Coldplay, Damien Rice and Keane were honored with IFPI Platinum Europe Awards in April. Coldplay's sophomore album "A Rush of Blood to the Head" (Parlophone) collected its fourth Platinum ce

Albums by Coldplay, Damien Rice and Keane were honored with IFPI Platinum Europe Awards in April. Coldplay's sophomore album "A Rush of Blood to the Head" (Parlophone) collected its fourth Platinum certification during the month.

At the same time, Keane's debut "Hopes and Fears" (Universal Island), and Irish newcomer Damien Rice's "O" (14th Floor/Warner Music) each achieved platinum status. Platinum awards recognize albums which have surpassed pan-European shipments of 1 million units.