Justin Bieber’s “Boyfriend” Reaches 6x Platinum In US, “One Less Lonely Girl” Certified 3x Platinum

Two Bieber hits just received new multi-platinum certifications.

Justin Bieber [Andrew Lipovsky/NBC]

Justin Bieber’s new BloodPop collaboration “Friends” arrives later this week.

Earlier this week, two of his older hits received new multi-platinum certifications in the United States.

According to the RIAA, Bieber’s “Boyfriend” went 6x platinum on August 15, 2017. His “One Less Lonely Girl” earned a 3x platinum certification.

The certifications respectively confirm 6 million and 3 million in US units. Each unit is equal to 1 paid download or 150 streams.

Written by Brian Cantor

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