NEW YORK, NY (Columbia Records) - Today, in Washington DC, The ecording Industry
Association of America
(RIAA) will present R & B Sensation, Frankie J
with an RIAA Award for Platinum ringtone success with his chart topping single, "Obsession," in addition to acknowledging Platinum success with hit album, "The One
" on Columbia Records.
The award ceremony will take place at the RIAA building where Frankie will perform a few acoustic songs from his highly anticipated forthcoming new album, "Priceless," which is scheduled to be released on October 17th. Frankie J will be performing for the entire RIAA in-house staff, local press and Capitol Hill staffers. The RIAA presents the Platinum Awards program in an effort to create a standard by which to measure sales of a sound recording.
Since making an impressive mark onto the scene as a solo artist in 2003, Frankie J has been a steady on the Billboard Top 10 charts with 5 hit singles from his debut album, "What's a Man To Do" (2003) and his certified Platinum, sophomore effort, "The One" (2005). Earlier this year, Frankie J released a Spanish album titled, "Un Nuevo Dia," featuring chart topping single, "Pensando en Ti."
Frankie J is now preparing to take center stage once again, with his third solo album, "Priceless," in stores October 17, a 12-track masterpiece showcasing the range of his vocal and musical talents. The R & B singer boasts writing credits for every song, while sharing co-songwriting and production chores with such award-winning hit makers as Mannie Fresh, Bryan Michael Cox, Star Gate, Ne-Yo, Play N Skillz, Happy Perez, Adonis and guest appearances by artists such as Chamillionaire, Slim from 112 and Bone Thugs & Harmony.