This picture supplied by the Recording Industry Association of America exhibits triple platinum certification for “Dynamite,” the primary English-language single by South Korean boy band BTS. (Yonhap)
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) revealed the certification on its web site Monday (US time), recognizing the tune for attaining greater than 3 million licensed models in gross sales and streams.
The awards vary from gold certification (500,000 models) to platinum (1 million models), multi-platinum (2 million models) and diamond (10 million models).
The licensed models are counted primarily based on bodily and digital album gross sales, digital downloads and audio and video streams.
“Dynamite” is the septet’s first single or album to earn triple platinum.
Also Tuesday, “BE,” the group’s EP album launched in November final 12 months, was licensed platinum whereas the album’s foremost observe “Life Goes On” earned gold certification, in accordance with the web site.
With the feat, BTS has probably the most certifications for a Korean artist, with a complete of 4 platinums for the albums “BE,” “Map of the Soul:7” and “Love Yourself:Answer” and eight for the singles “Dynamite,” “Butter,” “Idol,” “Boy With Luv” that includes Halsey and “MIC Drop.”
“Dynamite,” the group’s first English-language single, made BTS the primary Korean act to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 foremost singles chart in 2020. The tune additionally earned the band’s first Grammy nomination. (Yonhap)