ITZY Earns Circle Million Certification; Red Velvet, LE SSERAFIM, RM, NewJeans, And More Go Double/Triple Platinum
Circle Chart (formerly known as Gaon Chart) has announced its latest batch of official certifications!
In 2018, the Korea Music Content Industry Association implemented a new certification system for album sales, song downloads, and online streaming.
On January 12, Circle Chart announced its latest album and streaming certifications. Albums are certified platinum at 250,000 sales and certified million once they reach a million copies sold.
This month, five different albums received certifications! ITZY’s latest release “CHESHIRE” is the only album this month to receive a million certification. Both Red Velvet’s “The ReVe Festival 2022 – Birthday” and LE SSERAFIM’s “ANTIFRAGILE” have gone triple platinum after surpassing 750,000 sales. Additionally, debut releases “Indigo” by BTS’s RM and “New Jeans” by NewJeans are now certified double platinum.
In the streaming category, eight artists were given new platinum certifications, which are issued after songs surpass 100 million streams.
Receiving platinum certifications were “Love, Maybe” by MeloMance from “A Business Proposal,” “strawberry moon” by IU, “12:45 (Stripped)” by Etham, “comethru” by Jeremy Zucker, “The Snowman” by Jung Seung Hwan, and “Love Should Not Be Harsh On You” by Im Chang Jung.
Congratulations to all the artists!