The Recording Industry Association of Japan Releases Its Digital Certifications for January

One song from 2016 was certified Million this month for selling 1,000,000 copies: Hoshino Gen’s “Koi.”

Five songs from 2016 were certified Platinum this month for selling 250,000 copies: Namie Amuro’s “Hero”, Utada Hikaru’s “Manatsu no Tooriame”, the drama version of Teshima Aoi’s “Ashita e no Tegami”, Perfume’s “FLASH”, and RADWIMPS’ “Yume Tourou.”

Four songs from 2016 were certified Gold this month for selling 100,000 copies: the movie version of Kamishiraishi Mone’s “Nandemonai ya”, Shota Shimizu’s “My Boo”, BUMP OF CHICKEN’s Answer, and BLUE ENCOUNT’s “Survivor.”

Million (1,000,000):
Hoshino Gen – Koi (10/11/16)

Triple Platinum (750,000):
Hoshino Gen – SUN (5/27/15)

Double Platinum (500,000):
Nishino Kana – Tookutemo feat. WISE (3/11/09)

Platinum (250,000):
Namie Amuro – Hero (7/27/16)
Utada Hikaru – Manatsu no Tooriame (4/15/16)
Sakanaction – Shin Takarajima (9/30/15)
Shiina Ringo – NIPPON (6/4/14)
SID – Monochrome no Kiss (10/29/08)
Teshima Aoi – Ashita e no Tegami (Drama Version) (2/10/16)
Perfume – FLASH (3/16/16)
RADWIMPS – Yume Tourou (8/24/16)

Gold (100,000):
Kamishiraishi Mone – Nandemonai ya (movie ver.) (9/30/16)
Kobayashi Akiko – Koi ni Ochite -Fall in Love- (9/8/10)
Shota Shimizu – My Boo (9/27/16)
SCANDAL – DOLL (10/22/08)
Takahashi Mariko – Hagayui Kuchibiru (12/18/02)
BUMP OF CHICKEN – Answer (12/21/16)
Ken Hirai – LIFE is… ~another story~ (5/8/03)
BLUE ENCOUNT – Survivor (3/9/16)

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