BTS’ latest album, “The Most Beautiful Moment in Life: Young Forever,” is heading towards a record-breaking 170,000 in sales.
According to the Hanteo Chart, the album (released on May 2) sold 100,000 copies within three days of its release. In the first week of May, the weekly album sales chart recorded 164,868 copies sold, rocketing the album to No. 1 on the list.
Of all the albums released in 2016, BTS has recorded the highest number of initial sales as well as the highest number of accumulated sales.
The global response has also been favorable, with the album rising to No. 9 on the U.S. iTunes chart. The music video for the title track, “Fire,” rose to No. 1 on the U.S. iTunes music video chart as well.