The group BTS received ‘Platinum’ certification from the Japan Record Association for their single CD ‘Butter’.
According to the status of certified works in July announced by the Japan Record Association on August 10, BTS’ ‘Butter’, released on the 9th of last month, has surpassed 250,000 copies in cumulative shipment and obtained ‘Platinum’ certification in the album category.
BTS previously received ‘Million’ certification in June with their best Japanese album ‘BTS, THE BEST’ released on June 16, and ‘Butter’ was also listed as certified works.
According to the cumulative shipments of albums, the Recording Association of Japan ranks Gold (more than 100,000 copies), Platinum (more than 250,000 copies), Double Platinum (more than 500,000 copies), Triple Platinum (more than 750,000 copies), Million (more than 1 million copies), and ) and publish certified works on the official website every month.
BTS contains a total of 4 songs on ‘Butter’, including the global summer song ‘Butter’ released in May, ‘Permission to Dance’ of the dance pop genre, and the instrumental version of two songs. This album entered the Oricon ‘Weekly Album Ranking’ (as of July 26) and went straight to No. BTS also set a record as ‘foreign artist with the most number-one albums’ by putting 9 albums, including ‘Butter’, at the top of the ‘Weekly Album Ranking’.
In addition, ‘Butter’ and ‘Permission to Dance’ are gaining popularity by monopolizing No. 1 and No. 2 for 4 consecutive weeks from July 19 to August 9 in the Oricon ‘Weekly Streaming Ranking’, respectively.
In addition, US Billboard announced on the 9th of August that BTS’ ‘Butter’ has risen to 4th place in the latest ranking of ‘Hot 100’ on the main single chart.
The global summer song ‘Butter’, which entered the chart on June 5 and remained at the top of the ‘Hot 100’ for 7 weeks in a row, handed over the number one baton to ‘Permission to Dance’ on the chart on July 24. has regained the top of the ‘Hot 100’ on the chart on July 31, and until last week (as of August 7), topped the ‘Hot 100’ for the ninth time in her career.