The Wanted's 'Glad You Came' Achieves Gold Status In America

The 'Warzone' star's hit track has now sold over 500,000 copies in the US.

The Wanted's smash hit single 'Glad You Came' has been certified as Gold meaning it has now sold over 500,000 copies in the US.

The 'Lightning' band took to their Twitter accounts earlier today to deliver the latest piece of good news to their fans and thank their American followers for helping them achieve the impressive feat.

They tweeted: "Just got AMAZING NEWS: #GLADYOUCAME HAS GONE GOLD IN AMERICA!!! Huge thanks to our whole #TWFanmily & @TheWantedUS for all the love :)."

The latest announcement from The Wanted camp comes after it was revealed the single was now in the third spot on the US iTunes chart making the group the first British act to achieve a similar feat since Take That in 1995.

The Wanted have had huge success in the states with performances on the Ellen DeGeneres Show, Chelsea Lately, a cover by the Glee cast and are now set to appear on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno on 20th March.

Meanwhile, The Wanted are in the middle of their UK arena tour 'The Code' which stops off in Glasgow this evening (27th February).