Niall Horan’s “Slow Hands” Reaches 4x Platinum In Australia

The international hit picks up a new multi-platinum award in the Land Down Under.

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Niall Horan’s “Slow Hands” just received a new accreditation in Australia.

The 2017 hit crossed the 4x platinum threshold this week.

Issued by ARIA, the award confirms 280,000 in Australian units.

Auspop first reported news of the certification.

“Slow Hands” peaked at #2 on the ARIA Australian Top 50 Singles Chart. It is one of two Horan solo songs with a multi-platinum certification in Australia.

“This Town,” the other, holds a double-platinum honor.

An international success, “Slow Hands” earned #4 on Headline Planet’s US-oriented list of 2017’s best pop hits.

Written by Brian Cantor

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