The Chainsmokers & Halsey’s “Closer” Certified 9x Platinum In Australia; Weeknd’s “Starboy” 4x

Chainsmokers Halsey [ABC]

The Chainsmokers’ global smash “Closer (featuring Halsey)” ascends to an impressive new multi-platinum tier in Australia this week. The Weeknd’s “Starboy (featuring Daft Punk)” also grabs a new multi-platinum certification.

According to ARIA, “Closer” is now 9x platinum in the Land Down Under. The certification confirms a whopping 630,000 Australian units.

“Closer” is by far the most-certified song currently on the ARIA Australian Top 50 Singles chart. It is #36 on this week’s listing.

The aforementioned “Starboy” concurrently earns a 4x platinum certification in Australia, signifying 280,000 units.

“Starboy” is #21 on the latest ARIA Australian Top 50 Singles chart.

Written by Brian Cantor

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