BTS was certified platinum in the UK and Japan.
According to the Recording Industry Association of Japan, BTS’s “Butter” was certified platinum by surpassing 100 million streams. By being certified platinum in just 72 days, the song became the song to achieve the feat in the shortest time. In addition, the act became the only foreign artist to be certified platinum in July.
For a song to be certified platinum by the RIAJ, the work must be streamed 100 million times. The rest of the classification goes like this: silver (30 million streams), gold (50 million streams), and diamond (500 million streams).
In June, BTS’s “Boy With Luv (Feat. Halsey)” was certified platinum by RIAJ. Not only that, the BTS’s single Butter became the platinum-certified album last month, and the act’s Japanese album BTS, THE BEST was certified million in June.
Meanwhile, the British Phonographic Industry also announced that BTS’s single Dynamite, which sold over 600,000 copies, officially joined its platinum list. Released on August 21st last year, “Dynamite” received great love in the UK, entering the Official Singles Chart Top 100 at No.3.
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