'DAVID COOK' CERTIFIED PLATINUM

DAVID COOK’S SELF TITLED DEBUT CD IS CERTIFIED PLATINUM BY THE RIAA FOR SALES EXCEEDING 1 MILLION UNITS

Last Season’s American Idol Winner, Kicks off his first Headline tour “The Declaration Tour – 2009” in Tallahassee, FL on February 13th.

(New York –NY) David Cook’s self titled debut cd has been certified platinum by the RIAA for sales exceeding 1 million units. American Idol Cook is set to kick off his first headline tour, “The Declaration Tour – 2009” in Tallahassee, FL on February 13th.

Released on November 18th, 2008, David Cook (19 Recordings / RCA Records) entered the Billboard charts at #3 and the digital album charts at #1, marking the best debut from an American Idol winner since 2006. Collectively the songs from David Cook have sold over 2 million tracks and ringtones combined. The first single, “Light On,” dominated the AOL Top 40 radio chart with 8 (non consecutive) weeks at #1 and is currently Top 10 at Hot AC radio and still growing. In late September “Light On” premiered on AOL Music’s pop culture news site, PopEater.com, receiving over 1 million plays in less than a week.

Cook’s coronation single, “The Time of My Life” recently went platinum, with over one million tracks sold. “The Time of My Life” is not only the biggest single debut but the highest selling coronation single in the show’s history. “The Time of My Life” also held the #1 position at mainstream AC radio for nearly 4 months straight. Cook is the 34th "American Idol" contestant to appear on a Billboard chart.

Cook kicked off 2009 by performing for troops during a USO tour. He visited seven different bases, singing songs off his self-titled album.

Comments (173)

U Will Always be Certified Platinum in my Heart !!!!!

Davidcookrocks31

Hey, Sorry about your brother. Sad

~Heroes Lover~

hes going to get fame like carrie underwood.
just like the article said "since 2006" that record was by ms.carrie Smiling

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~~♥♥~~Crashing Down In Your Avalanche~~♥♥~~

David- I just wanted to say great job on your album. Like i said previous, If you work hard enough and set your mind to it, you can do anything you believe in with your dreams. Look you have a Platium cd.Wow, see how things work. We love you as a performer and a person. that is why you made the American Idol. You are you. Just remember one thing you are from the midwest, as I am '' IOWA to be exact. dont change and be yourself. that is why we voted for you. I will see you perfoming in Knoxville, Tn with friends good luck on your tour. You are awesome. See ya soon.

God Bless,
Erin Cook
Cincinnati, Oh

Erin Cook

Keep up the great work and be yourself. You are doing a winderful job pretty soon before you know it you will be gold , I'm proud of you. Hopefully will be seeing you on tour soon with some friends. may be Knoxville Work hard and God Bless.

Erin Cook
Cincinnati, Oh

Erin Cook

Your concerts are selling out so fast it doesn't look like I'll see you in person anytime soon, but I check you out online, and I'm still praying every day for you to stay healthy, sing fabulous, be happy, and stay as lovable as you were before you were famous. You are amazing, but try to remain that hometown humble hero we love so much. You're Still Standing! God Bless!

Keep singing David and your light will go on and on!!!

Can't wait to have your CD in Portugal and have you here on tour. Best of luck!!!!!!!!!

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Lili

Lili

GREAT JOB DAVID!!!

I KNEW IT WOULD GO PLATINUM, LOVE THE ALBUM, IT SHOWS EVERYONE YOUR HEART AND SOUL AND WHAT A BEAUTIFUL SOUL IT IS!!!! I HOPE IT GOES TRIPLE PLATINUM YOU DESERVE IT.

HAVE FUN AND ENJOY YOUR TOUR, HOPE YOU COME OVER TO CALIFORNIA FOR A TOUR?

TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF AND THE BAND!

P.S. I HOPE YOUR BROTHERS AND YOUR FAMILY ARE DOING WELL!!!!!
I HOPE TO MEET YOU ONE OF THESE DAYS!!!

LOVE ALWAYS AND FOREVER!!!!!!

YOUR #1 FAN!!!!

Bernadette

Good for you David, I knew you would do it and you will continue doing it. I love that you did an Analog Heart song on the tour.
You stay focused on your career and all will go the way you want it to but focus is the operative word.
You are the best Idol David/
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Jackie Rock

I guess it's just a pecking order right? Since you work so hard I guess it is ok with me for you to have fun, in fact I highly recommend it. Great job guys but please don't name the bank Pork Beens, just doesn't go right with your music.Hope your enjoying

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