By Steve Lawson from SteveLawson.net There’s one story that’s been circulating a lot over the last few days amongst musicians on social media – “2014 is first year ever with ZERO platinum-certified records” – it tells us that 2014 is (barring some kind of unforseen massive sales surge) the first year ever (ever??? no.) when no single band has had a platinum selling record. In the US. Even though the Frozen soundtrack has sold 3 Million copies. Meanwhile, 60 songs HAVE sold a million copies in the US. So what does this tell us? Without some much deeper analysis, not...

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