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Apr 2, 2008

André Rieu Sales Hit One Million in Australia!

André Rieu Achieves Sales Of One Million Units In Australia

André Rieu has certainly proved his title of 'The King Of Waltz' this week, dancing away with sales in excess of 1 million units, most of which occured in the past 12 months. As Universal Music Australia's highest-selling artist in 2007, he has now also become the label's highest-selling international artist of the past five years. In all, André Rieu's platinum accreditations for his DVDs amount to 49 - a record unequalled by any other artist.

Andre Rieu has cumulatively held the #1 DVD position for eighteen weeks over the last twelve months and for the last twelve weeks has never had less than six titles in the DVD top ten ARIA chart. In October 2007, he became the first artist in history to hold nine of the top ten DVD spots. This million-unit week, Andre boasts fifteen DVD titles in the top 40. Just last week, sales of his DVDs accounted for a staggering 48% of total top 40 DVD sales.

André Rieu said "I awoke to a text message on my mobile phone from my friends at Universal Music in Australia announcing that sales of my recordings in their country had just crossed 1 million units. I have always felt a bond with Australia, something that was strengthened when I visited for the first time in September 2007. I was overwhelmed by the sincerity and enthusiasm of Australians, it is nourishing for any artist." Andre also had this message for his fans; "My success in Australia has touched me deeply. I make music to touch the souls of people as it's a language we all can speak. I thank all my friends and audience in Australia for believing in me, and with my forthcoming album 'Waltzing Matilda' which I dedicate to Australia, and my forthcoming debut tour in November this year, I look forward to strengthening this bond. God bless you all!"

As further evidence of Andre's success, the DVD of his concert at the Schönbrunn palace, Andre Rieu at Schönbrunn, Vienna has now gone eight-times platinum. The life-size set of this grand castle will be replicated at his concerts during his imminent Australian tour in November and December 2008.
Commenting on this phenomenal achievement, George Ash, Managing Director of Universal Music Australia said "I can confidently say that I am Andre's #1 fan. Andre's achievements in Australia are unparalleled in the music industry. The bond between Andre and his fans is incredible and is a testament to Andre's passion for music and performance. This bond will be consummated later this year when Andre brings his phenomenal stage show to our country. Congratulations to Andre on the magic million!"
Thank you to Jann from Aussie Fans For André for sending us this news article!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Awesome! Andre is truly and artist for the people.

MArtha

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