BTS: A new certification

BTS received another “platinum” certification from the Japan Record Association.


According to the Japan Record Association, on January 30, the title track “Idol” of “LOVE YOURSELF “Answer”” released by BTS in August 2018 surpassed 100 million cumulative views and became a certified platinum work in December 2022.

According to the cumulative number of views for the songs played (streaming section), the Japan Record Association divides them into silver (more than 30 million times), gold (more than 50 million times), platinum (more than 100 million times ) and diamonds (more than 500 million times) and announces the certification results on its official website every month.

BTS has been certified “Platinum” with a total of 12 songs, including “Your eyes tell”, “Fake love“, “Life goes on“, “Film out” and “DNA”, and “Dynamite” has been listed as ” Diamond.”

BTS set a record for the first time in Oricon history by surpassing 3 million points with single “BUTTER” on the latest chart released by Oricon in Japan (January 30/Tallying period January 16-22 2023). “Butter” and “Dynamite” are ranked first and third respectively in cumulative points of Oricon’s “Total Single Ranking”.

Oricon said, BTS’s single “BUTTER” ranked second in the “Weekly Combined Singles Ranking” (May 31, 2021) and stayed in the top 10 for 60 consecutive weeks until the July 18 chart. 2022.

It ranked 46th on the last chart (January 30, 2023) and continues to perform well. BTS also ranked first in the “2022 Annual Ranking” released in December 2022 for the second consecutive year in the “Total Sales Ranking by Artist.”

Journalist: Shawn
Translator: Shawn
Source: Oricon, JApan Record Association

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