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RIAJ reveals hard copy sales certifications for October 2012

November 11, 2012 @ 7:28 pm
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The Recording Industry Association of Japan (or 'RIAJ') has recently released their hard copy sales certifications for the month of October.

This certification is based off the total numbers of CDs and DVDs sold to retailers.

RIAJ hands out these awards based on the following standards:

Gold - 100,000 units sold
Platinum - 250,000 units sold; Double Platinum - 500,000 units sold; Triple Platinum - 750,000 units sold
Million - 1,000,000 units sold; 2 Million - 2,000,000 units sold; 3 Million - 3,000,000 units sold
4 Million - 4,000,000 units sold; 5 Million - 5,000,000 units sold

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October Certifications


< Japanese Albums >

# Triple Platinum

"Popcorn" - Arashi : 2012/10/31 (J Storm)

# Platinum

"8EST" - Kanjani8 : 2012/10/17 (Teichiku Entertainment)

# Gold

"THE RED MAGIC" - AK-69 : 2011/01/26 (Music Securities)

"Gravity" - Domoto Koichi : 2012/10/03 (Johnny's Entertainment)

"THE BEST OF TARO HAKASE" - Hakase Taro : 2011/08/10 (Hats Unlimited)

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< Japanese Singles >

# Gold

"Go to the top" - Koda Kumi : 2012/10/24 (Avex Marketing)

"Ikujinashi Masquerade" - Sashihara Rino with AnRiRe : 2012/10/17 (Avex Marketing)

"Dazzling Girl" - SHINee : 2012/10/10 (EMI Music Japan)

"Sexy Summer ni Yuki ga Furu" - Sexy Zone : 2012/10/03 (Pony Canyon)

"Beautiful life/GAME" - Fukuyama Masaharu : 2012/10/10 (Universal Music)

"Hikari e" - miwa : 2012/08/15 (Sony Music Records)

"Wakuteka Take a chance" - Morning Musume : 2012/10/10 (Zetima)

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< Japanese Music DVDs >

# Platinum

"EXILE TRIBE LIVE TOUR 2012 ~TOWER OF WISH~" - EXILE : 2012/10/17 (Avex Marketing)

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< Non-Japanese Albums >

# Platinum

"Believe" - Che'Nelle : 2012/07/04 (EMI Music Japan)

# Gold

"KISS" - Carly Rae Jepsen : 2012/09/19 (Universal Music)

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< Non-Japanese Singles >

# Gold

"Electric Boy" - KARA : 2012/10/17 (Universal Music)

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Overview of Million Sellers in 2012


# Singles - 2 Million

"Manatsu no Sounds good!" - AKB48 : 2012/05/23 (certified in 2012/05)

# Singles - Million

"GIVE ME FIVE!" - AKB48 : 2012/02/15 (certified in 2012/02)

"Gingham Check" - AKB48 : 2012/08/29 (certified in 2012/09)

# Albums

"Mr.Children 2001-2005 <micro>" - Mr.Children : 2012/05/10 (certified in 2012/05)

"Mr.Children 2005-2010 <macro>" - Mr.Children : 2012/05/10 (certified in 2012/05)

"1830m" - AKB48 : 2012/08/15 (certified in 2012/08)

"ALL SINGLES BEST 2" - Kobukuro : 2012/09/05 (certified in 2012/09)

# Albums - Released before 2012

"GIRLS' GENERATION" - Shoujo Jidai : 2011/06/01 (certified in 2012/05)

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Source: RIAJ

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