Sony Music Entertainment Announces Two New Certifications for Elvis. Thirty-three years after his passing, Elvis Presley continues to earn gold and platinum certifications.
The album "Elvis" has been certified five times gold. It was released on August 1, 1973. The album "Elvis in Hollywood" has been certified platinum. It was released on January 1, 1976.
In the U.S., the Recording Industry Association of America awards certification based on the number of albums and singles sold through retail and other ancillary markets.