Bts Is Certified Platinum By The Recording Industry Association Of Japan

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BTS is certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of Japan
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BTS is certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of Japan

BTS' Japanese single "Blood, Sweat, and Tears" topped the Oricon chart and it has been certified "Platinum"!

According to theRIAJ, orRecording Industry Association of Japan, an album needs to sell over 250,000 copies to be certified "Platinum" and below that is the "Gold" certification, meaning that an album needs to sell over 100,000 copies. The RIAJ website was recently updated showing that "Blood, Sweat, and Tears" was certified Platinum!

It's rare for a Kpop artist to achieve Platinum in Japan and when they do, it can take many months to achieve it. However, for BTS, they achieved it in just a few weeks! It appears their popularity is rapidly rising in Japan as well.

These Animal Shaped Succulents Are The Latest Craze in Japan
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These Animal Shaped Succulents Are The Latest Craze in Japan

Forget your tiny cacti and aloe vera—dolphin succulents are the latest craze, and theyre here to stay.

These dolphin-shaped succulents, also known as Senecio perigrinus, are the latest fashion in the flora world. Aptly named dolphin succulents, these plants are what their name suggests: portable plants whose leaves look like leaping dolphins.

These green dolphins first went viral in Japan and soon swam across the Atlantic to capture the hearts of people everywhere.

Check out more photos of these viral succulents below!

IU's 'Palette' featuring G-Dragon gets a certified all-kill + Instiz top 10 chart domination
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IU's 'Palette' featuring G-Dragon gets a certified all-kill + Instiz top 10 chart domination

Following the release of her 4th album'Palette',IU's much-anticipated collaboration withBig Bang'sG-Dragonswept the music charts all across as her title song"Palette"has received a certified all-kill!

A certified all-kill happens when a song is #1 on all major real-time and daily charts, as well asinstiz's realtime iChart. To achieve a perfect all-kill you must be #1 on all of that plus instiz's Weekly iChart. It's only a matter of time before IU gets another perfect all-kill.

What's even more impressive is that IU has taken 9 out of the top 10 spots on Instiz real-time chart, showing complete domination.

Sleepy and Lee Kuk Ju have a competition during their honeymoon in Japan on 'We Got Married'
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Sleepy and Lee Kuk Ju have a competition during their honeymoon in Japan on 'We Got Married'

Lee Kuk Ju and rapper Sleepy got a little competitive during their honeymoon in Japan on the April 22 installment of 'We Got Married'.

SEE ALSO: Sleepy reveals he and Lee Kuk Ju are leaving 'We Got Married' + weight gain after joining

For their first activity in Japan, the two visited a car theme park and decided to compete to see who was faster on a cart race course, and it was neck and neck at first. Lee Kuk Ju took the lead only to have Sleepy catch up, but in the end, she won the race. The results stated Lee Kuk Ju was S class, while Sleepy was C. 

Jaden Smith Enters K-Pop Industry With New Single
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Jaden Smith Enters K-Pop Industry With New Single

It is pretty clear to everyone that K-pop is a true music phenomenon as it has become ever more popular in western countries, especially in the U.S. There are already a lot of people who are into K-pop, even though they aren't really Korean or even Asian to begin with.

From the energetic dance moves of EXO, to the charming and hot music videos of SISTAR, there really is no denying that K-pop is literally everywhere. And because of this, Jaden Smith can't help but reveal his desire to be a K-pop star. Just recently, the son of Hollywood star Will Smith, has went to Twitter to tell the world that he is busy preparing for his debut as a K-pop artist.