BTS’ latest Japanese album becomes platinum

BTS' latest Japanese album becomes platinum


Sales of K-pop sensation BTS’ latest Japanese album topped the 250,000 thresholds, grabbing the platinum record status from the Japanese record industry, its agency said Friday.

The third full-length BTS album in Japan, “Face Yourself,” has recently surpassed 250,000 copies in sales and won the certification from the Recording Industry Association of Japan, according to Big Hit Entertainment.

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The record was released in the Japanese market on April 4.


BTS' latest Japanese album becomes platinum

It is the fifth-highest of the association’s six-level record sales certification scale.

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This is the seven-member act’s third time it has won the Japanese record certification.

With its single released in May last year, “Blood Sweat & Tears,” the group first received platinum status before getting double platinum with another single, “MIC Drop/DNA/Crystal Snow,” which dropped in December. Double platinum is given to a record that sells more than 500,000 copies.

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In South Korea, the boy band is set to release its third full-length record, “Love Yourself: Tear,” on May 18 and stage its return show on the Mnet music channel on May 24.

Source: Yonhap News

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