The group BTS received ‘Platinum’ certification from the Record Association of the UK and Japan, respectively.
According to the status of certified works announced by the Recording Association of Japan on the 24th, BTS’ digital single ‘Butter’ surpassed 100 million streams and was added to the list of ‘Platinum’ certified works.
“Butter” certified as ‘Platinum’ in 72 days from May 21st, making it the fastest song in the history of the Recording Association of Japan to receive ‘RIAJ Platinum’ certification. In addition, BTS is the only foreign artist to receive ‘Platinum’ certification in July.
According to the cumulative number of plays of songs, the Japan Record Association divides them into Silver (more than 30 million streams), Gold (more than 50 million streams), Platinum (more than 100 million streams), and Diamond (more than 500 million streams) through the official website every month.
In June, BTS was also certified as ‘Platinum’ with ‘Boy With Luv (Feat. Halsey)’ released in April 2019.
BTS obtained ‘Platinum’ certification not only in the streaming sector but also in the single CD ‘Butter’ in the album sector of the Japan Record Association (July).
Meanwhile, the British Record Industry Association also announced on the 21st August that BTS’ digital single ‘Dynamite’, which sold over 600,000 through the official website and SNS, was added to the ‘Platinum’ list, And on the same day ‘Dynamite’ completed its 1 year.
‘Dynamite’, which was released on August 21 last year, received a lot of love in the UK. The song has been steadily gaining popularity since it entered the UK’s official chart ‘Single Chart Top 100’ at No.1
In addition, According to the latest chart (as of August 28) released by US Billboard on the 23rd, BTS’ ‘Butter’ ranked 8th on the ‘Hot 100‘.
The group BTS has completely dominated the summer of 2021 by ranking in the Top 10 for 13 weeks on the US Billboard’s main single chart ‘Hot 100’.