“Butter” is certified double platinum in the United States! According to RIIA (Recording Industry Association of America) the certification criteria for songs are; a song is certified gold after it moves 500,000 equivalent units, platinum at 1 million equivalent units, and double platinum at 2 million units. On September 23, RIAA announced three new certifications for BTS’s hit summer single “Butter”: gold, platinum, and double platinum. “Butter” collected gold, platinum and double platinum prizes in one swoop! “Butter” is now tied with “Dynamite” as BTS’s most-certified single in the U.S., and it marks their second time earning a double platinum plaque.
“Butter” was released as a digital single on May 21, 2021 and has spent 10 weeks at #1 On the Billboard Hot 100 US chart.