In 2018, the Korean Association of the Music Content Industry introduced a new certification system for album sales, song downloads and streaming. Starting with music released on January 1, 2018 and later, Gaon now certifies albums platinum as soon as they reach 250,000 sales, and songs receive a platinum certificate with 100 million streams or 2.5 million downloads.
On April 7, the Gaon chart announced the latest mini-album TREASURE “THE SECOND STEP: CHAPTER ONE” and a re-released album ENHYPEN DIMENSION: ANSWER received official triple platinum certificates after selling more than 750,000 copies each.
SM Entertainment’s 2021 Winter SMTOWN: SMCU EXPRESS album went double platinum after selling more than 500,000 copies.
Debut single album NMIXX AD MARE also received official platinum certification after selling more than 250,000 copies.
Finally, “thank u, next” Ariana Grande and Circular MC the Max received platinum certificates after reaching 2.5 million downloads.
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