BTS makes a new record in K-pop history with their latest album “Love Yourself: Her”!
On October 13, Gaon Chart released their official monthly album chart for September 2017 showing BTS’s “Love Yourself: Her” at No. 1. After being released on September 18, 1,203,533 copies of the album have been sold.
These sales are the highest in Gaon Chart history for one album (not a repackaged album). Previously, g.o.d. sold 1,441,209 copies of their fourth album in 2001. This means that this is the first time 1.2 million copies of one album have been sold in 16 years.
Furthermore, BTS sold over 1,120,000 copies of “Love Yourself: Her” in stock pre-orders. Over 760,000 copies of the album were sold within the first week of its release. In addition to their physical album sales success, the group has done impressively on various music charts around the world.
Meanwhile, BTS is currently on tour in Japan for their first dome concert.
Congratulations to BTS!