8:02 pm - 10/10/2018

TVXQ, SHINee, BTS & Monsta X receive RIAJ Gold certifications

On October 10, the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) released the certifications for the month of September 2018. In addition to TWICE’s new album being certified platinum, releases by TVXQ, SHINee, BTS, and MONSTA X were certified gold.

Artists achieve gold certifications if the cumulative net shipments for their albums or singles surpass 100,000.

For singles, SHINee’s “Sunny Side,” which was released on August 1, 2018, as well as MONSTA X’s “Livin’ It Up,” which was released on September 12, were certified gold.

Albums that were certified gold are TVXQ’s “Tomorrow,” released on September 19, 2018, and BTS’s “Love Yourself: Answer,” released on August 24, 2018.

Source: RIAJ via Soompi
rainstormraider 10th-Oct-2018 01:22 pm (UTC)
Livin’ It Up is a bop!
katheli 10th-Oct-2018 01:24 pm (UTC)
LY:Tear and LY:Answer, BTS' popularity in Japan is no joke. Did that with Korean albums!

congrats to everyone!
daceymormont 10th-Oct-2018 01:29 pm (UTC)
Japan really loves monsta x!!
scionofawhisper 10th-Oct-2018 01:43 pm (UTC)
Monsta X killing it in Japan right now... I think I know why are they are so loved.. ;3

daceymormont 10th-Oct-2018 03:14 pm (UTC)
ohhhhh wowwww why didn't they do that at my concert
vintage_boom 10th-Oct-2018 04:26 pm (UTC)
well shit.
ohlookshiny 10th-Oct-2018 01:49 pm (UTC)
mx’s jp discography is quality, glad they’re getting recognition there.
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