C.R.I.A. is short for Canadian RecordingIndusty Association. CRIA can be compared to the RIAA. CRIA is for Canada what RIAA is for USA. If you would like to know more about the CRIA, go to www.cria.co.ca.
Other than R.I.A.A. Awards, the C.R.I.A. usually used the actual real Kiss albums for the Awards.
20 albums have been certfied Gold, 6 have been certified Platinum ( 1 even double Platinum).
2 singles have been certified Gold.
5 videos have been certified Gold, 3 have been certified Platinum ( 1 even double Platinum).
So totally Kiss have received 25 Gold and 9 Platinum Awards in Canada alone.
Gold is for 50.000, Platinum for 100.000 units sold within Canada (albums).
The following titles have been certified in Canada:
Alive II (Platinum)
Double Platinum (Gold)
Gene Simmons (Gold)
Paul Stanley (Gold)
Ace Frehley (Gold)
Peter Criss (Gold)
Dynasty (2 X Platinum)
Lick It Up (Gold)
Crazy Nights (Platinum)
Smashes, Thrashes And Hits (Platinum)
Hot In The Shade (Platinum)
Kiss Alive III (Gold)
Psycho Circus (Gold)
Kiss Symphony (Gold)