SEVENTEEN Sets New Record For Foreign Male Artists In Japan As “Not Alone” Goes Double Platinum
SEVENTEEN’s latest Japanese single is now a certified hit!
On May 14, the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) announced that SEVENTEEN’s third Japanese single album “Not Alone” has received an official double platinum certification after selling over 500,000 copies. According to the RIAJ’s certification thresholds, albums are certified gold at 100,000 copies sold, platinum at 250,000, and double platinum at 500,000.
Notably, “Not Alone,” which was released on April 21, managed to achieve the feat in less than a month. It also marks SEVENTEEN’s second consecutive Japanese single to go double platinum after “Fallin’ Flower.”
Additionally, “Not Alone” has made SEVENTEEN the first foreign male artist in history ever to surpass 200,000 first-week sales with three consecutive Japanese singles, starting from their first Japanese single album “Happy Ending.”
In a statement released through their agency, SEVENTEEN commented, “Thank you to the CARATs who always give us their support. We are sincerely grateful that a song in which we promise a reunion with CARATs is receiving love from so many people. We will become a group that always works hard and remains humble, so that you can be proud of us.”
Congratulations to SEVENTEEN on their impressive achievement!
Check out SEVENTEEN’s music video for “Not Alone” below: