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TWICE Bags Ninth Platinum Certification With “&TWICE”

Once again, TWICE proves their influence on the Japanese music scene with another platinum certification!

TWICE has a strong hold on the Japanese music scene, and it seems like their influence is not going away anytime soon. Recently, the nonet bagged another platinum certification with their second Japanese album, &TWICE.

image via JYP Entertainment

Earlier this month, the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) announced that &TWICE successfully earned a platinum certification. According to RIAJ’s criteria, a release is awarded with a platinum certification when they surpass 250,000 cumulative net shipments

&TWICE also marks the group’s ninth platinum certification in the country. Prior to this, the girl group earned platinum certifications for their compilation albums, #TWICE and #TWICE2. Singles such as “One More Time,” “Candy Pop,” “Wake Me Up,” “Happy Happy” and “Breakthrough” also helped the group bag additional platinum certifications.

Screengrabbed from the Recording Industry of Japan website

Notably, &TWICE also topped music charts like the Oricon Weekly Albums, Billboard Japan Hot Albums chart, and Japan Line Music’s Album Top 100 charts upon its release on November 20, 2019.

In related news, TWICE is preparing to premiere their YouTube original series titled TWICE: Seize the Light. The series is comprised of eight episodes, which showcases the members’ lives as trainees and the challenges they faced as they grow as individual artists and as a group.

Source: Sports Chosun, Recording Industry of Japan


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