In 2018, the Korea Music Content Industry Association applied a brand new certification system for album gross sales, tune downloads, and on-line streaming. Starting with music launched on or after January 1, 2018, Gaon Chart now certifies albums platinum as soon as they attain 250,000 gross sales, whereas songs obtain a platinum certification at 100 million streams or 2.5 million downloads.
On July 9, Gaon Chart introduced that EXO’s Baekhyun’s newest mini album “Delight” had acquired an official triple platinum certification after promoting over 750,000 copies since its launch in May—making Baekhyun the primary solo artist ever to obtain the excellence.
NCT 127’s repackaged album “Neo Zone: The Final Round,” MONSTA X’s “FANTASIA X,” and IZ*ONE’s “COLOR*IZ” had been all additionally formally licensed platinum after promoting over 250,000 copies every.
In the streaming class, Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon’s “A Poem Titled You” (from the OST of tvN’s hit drama “Hotel Del Luna”), IU’s “Love Poem,” Block B’s Zico’s “Any Song,” Lim Han Byul’s “The Way to Say Goodbye,” and Woody’s “Fire Up” all acquired official platinum certifications after surpassing 100 million streams every. Meanwhile, Anne-Marie’s “2002” was licensed double platinum after surpassing 200 million streams.
Congratulations to the entire artists on their spectacular achievements!
Check out “Hotel Del Luna” with English subtitles beneath:
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