Originally released March 23, 2010, the song is the Gold and Platinum Program’s foremost digital single ever. Bieber, who is currently on tour, tweeted the following in response:
— Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) August 1, 2013
The Digital Single Award is a new certification as of May 2013. It includes sales as well as online streams. Justin Bieber’s manager Scooter Braun took to Instagram to show off the physical award that comes with the lofty distinction:
A fan tweeted Braun presenting the award to Bieber during a performance.
— Justin (@mybiebswish) August 1, 2013
Bieber is currently in the U.S. leg of his world tour, which will then head to South America and Australia this fall.