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BTS’ ‘Butter’ Earned Platinum Certification from the Recording Industry Association of Japan

BTS Butter
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BTS’s single, Butter has earned a platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ).

According to the list of July’s certified albums released by RIAJ on the 10th, BTS’s Butter has acquired a platinum certification after selling over 250,000 copies since its release on July 9th. ㅖBTS, The Best, released on June 16th, previously received the million-seller certification from RIAJ, and followed by their Japanese album, Butter has also made their second platinum certification.

A small number of highly popular albums and singles receive special certifications from the RIAJ every month. Tracks and full-length albums can be named as gold (sold over 100,000), platinum (sold over 250K), double platinum (sold over 500K), triple-platinum (sold over 750K), or million (sold over 1 million), depending on their sales record.

Butter and Permission to Dance have topped the Oricon’s weekly album chart for four straight weeks, dominating the music platform with huge popularity.

Meanwhile, according to the latest data published by the US Billboard on August 9th (local time), BTS’ digital single Butter came in No. 4 on this week’s Billboard main singles chart, “Hot 100.”

 

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