While BTS is currently slaying in Korea with their latest album “The Most Beautiful Moment in Life Pt. 2” and their title track “Run,” they are also meeting great success in Japan with their Japanese single “I NEED U.”
On December 10, Oricon’s Daily Single Chart revealed that the group sold over 11,143 albums that day and rose from third place to second place. On the same day, popular Japanese group AKB48 sold 31,921 albums and received first place. Meanwhile, Japanese boy group EXILE sold 9,164 albums and dropped from second place to third place.
After releasing their Japanese single, BTS has continuously sold over 10,000 each day resulting in a total of 71,106 albums thus far. They are expected to sell over 100,000 albums in a matter of days.
Congrats to BTS!