One Direction’s “Perfect,” Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee & Justin Bieber’s “Despacito” Reach Platinum In UK

“Perfect” and “Despacito” have reached the platinum tier in the United Kingdom.

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The BPI issued two platinum single certifications this week.

One went to One Direction’s “Perfect.” The other was issued to Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee’s “Despacito (featuring Justin Bieber).”

The certifications confirm 600,000 in UK units.

“Perfect” peaked at #2 on the Official UK Singles chart; “Despacito” is the UK’s reigning #1 song.

Written by Brian Cantor

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