BLACKPINK and BTS Get New Official Certifications for Streaming in Japan

It is good news that BLACKPINK and BTS have obtained Japanese streaming gold certification. Yes, the popular K-pop bands BTS and Black Pink dominated everyone’s mind. However, if they are officially certified in Japan, they are also certified gold this year.

Read ahead to learn more about how BTS and Blackpink are getting gold certification in the Japanese streaming sector.

RIAJ officially certified to BTS and Blackpink

The Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) has recently declared a certification placement. Certification in Japan depends on album streaming. If you cross 30 million streams, you will be certified silver. 50 million gold certification. Platinum certification after reaching 100 million.

A new addition to the 2020 RIAJ law now includes online streaming as part of the certification system. Therefore, on June 27, the RIAJ announced this year’s batch. BTS and Blackpink have been certified gold.

RIAJ’s new deployment for official accreditation

Among numerous popular bands and artists. Here are some of the hottest products on RIAJ’s list of new batches this year. The list also includes BTS, Blackpink, and Twice. This is not the first time they have obtained this certification.

One of the previous albums that BTS received certification was Crystal Snow. Their recent release “Proof” is also hard to miss. Meanwhile, BLACKPINK was certified as the debut Bombaya. While TWICE is gaining more popularity with their certification shots these days.

TWICE and their RIAJ certification

Both BTS and BLACKPINK have gained popularity among fans. This eventually makes their album a hit. But if you compete well with them, there is another band, TWICE. We are getting stronger than ever. In fact, their English track, Feels, is certified platinum by the RIAJ.

Not only that, but it is now the fastest track among female artists to reach platinum certification. Also, it adds more to that achievement. Twice has become the most platinum certified girl group on RIAJ. The songs that received Platinum certification are Feel, Feel Special, I Can’t Stop Me, and Fancy.

Lucy Singh


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