WWE™ Anthology Hits Platinum 10 Days After Shipping
"We are delighted with the success of the WWE Anthology, especially since it’s such an industry rarity to go Platinum with a 3 CD-set. It proves that consumers are still prepared to pay for great music when the value-proposition is right. Jim Johnston and WWE have done a fantastic job putting together the definitive WWE music set," says Michael Koch, CEO of KOCH Entertainment.
"I’m thrilled that the WWE fans have helped Anthology attain Platinum certification. This honor is really a tribute to them for their loyalty and appetite for everything WWE," said Jim Johnston, Composer, Producer, Director of Music for World Wrestling Entertainment.
This high-energy, three CD collection is loaded with over three hours of the hottest and most memorable WWE Superstar theme songs dating back to Hulk Hogan™’s "Real American" and Bret Hart™’s "Hitman." Recent favorites include The Rock®’s "If You Smell…" and D-Generation X™’s "Break It Down." New songs include Brock Lesnar™’s "Next Big Thing" and Trish Stratus’™ "Time to Rock & Roll" with hip-hop star Lil’ Kim. A complete list of tracks, as well as an added bonus track, can be found at www.wweanthology.com.
WWE Anthology is available everywhere CDs are sold including FYE, Best Buy, and Kmart at a suggested retail price of $29.98.
KOCH Entertainment is the leading and fastest-growing independent music company in the U.S. KOCH'S operations encompass record labels and distribution companies in the U.S. and Canada. KOCH Entertainment is the market leader among independents in both the U.S. and Canada and its record labels had the largest number of Billboard charting albums among independents in 2001/2002.
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