After metaphorically setting fire to the domestic music charts, BTS continues to prove their popularity abroad.
BTS released their album “The Most Beautiful Moment in Life: Young Forever” on May 2 at midnight KST. By 2:20 p.m. KST on the same day, the album had taken No. 3 in Singapore, No. 5 in Indonesia, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Thailand, No. 7 in Hong Kong, No. 11 in Malaysia, No. 17 in Finland, No. 27 in Sweden, No. 35 in the U.S., No. 36 in Poland, No. 37 in Chile, No. 40 in Turkey, No. 42 in Vietnam, No. 44 in New Zealand, No. 45 in Russia, No. 48 in Canada, and No. 50 in Brazil.
In short, BTS’ album has ranked within the Top 50 of 18 separate countries on the iTunes main top albums chart.
The title track “Fire” also ranked high globally, reaching No. 1 in Nicaragua, No. 2 in Singapore, No. 4 in Malaysia, No. 5 in Thailand, No. 8 in Argentina, No. 12 in Hong Kong, No. 14 in the Philippines, No. 16 in Taiwan, No. 20 in Sweden, No. 21 in Indonesia, No. 22 in Chile, No. 25 in Finland, No. 32 in Cambodia, and No. 37 in Peru.
In short, the song has ranked within the Top 50 of 14 separate countries on the iTunes main top singles chart.
Congratulations to BTS!