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CAPIF
Official logo of CAPIF.
Argentine Chamber of Phonograms and Videograms Producers
Cámara Argentina de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas
Founded June 29, 1958
Country Argentina
Affiliation IFPI
Key people José Adolfo Verde (President)
Office location Buenos Aires
Website www.capif.org.ar

The Argentine Chamber of Phonograms and Videograms Producers (Spanish: Cámara Argentina de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas, CAPIF) is an Argentine organization member of the IFPI, which represents the music industry in the country. It is a nonprofit organization integrated by multinational and independent record labels.[1]

Sales certification

In January 1980 CAPIF gave the first certificationsin in gold and platinum. From that year until December 31, 2000, the criteria for certification was:

Singles:

  • Gold: 50.000
  • Platinum: 100.000

Long plays & Cassetes (Albums):

  • Gold: 30.000
  • Platinum: 60.000
  • Diamond: 500.000

Compilation albums:

  • Gold: 100.000
  • Platinum: 200.000

The criteria for certification was changed and since January 1, 2001. The Currently CAPIF certification criteria for albums are:

  • Gold: 20.000 units
  • Platinum: 40.000 units
  • Diamond: 250.000 units

Compilation albums are not elegible for certification.

External links

References

  1. ^ http://www.capif.org.ar/Default.asp?CodOp=QSQS&CO=6

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