BTS Lands 2nd And 3rd Spots On IFPI’s List Of Best-Selling Global Albums In 2018

BTS released the No. 2 and No. 3 best-selling albums of 2018 worldwide!

On March 13, the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) announced its Global Album Chart for 2018. The IFPI is a non-profit organization that represents the recorded music industry worldwide, and its Global Album Chart combines international physical and digital album unit sales.

BTS’s “Love Yourself: Answer” took No. 2 on the Global Album Chart and was followed by “Love Yourself: Tear” in the No. 3 spot. The only album to have sold more worldwide in 2018 was the soundtrack for the film “The Greatest Showman.”

See the top 10 below!

1. Cast of “The Greatest Showman” — “The Greatest Showman” (OST) — 3.5 million
2. BTS — “Love Yourself: Answer”— 2.7 million
3. BTS — “Love Yourself: Tear” — 2.3 million
4. Lady Gaga — “A Star Is Born” (OST) — 1.9 million
5. Johnny Hallyday — “Mon Pays C’est L’amour” — 1.7 million
6. Ed Sheeran — “÷” — 1.3 million
7. Queen — “Bohemian Rhapsody” — 1.2 million
8. P!nk — “Beautiful Trauma” — 1.2 million
9. Eminem — “Kamikaze” — 1 million
10. Cast of “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” — “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” (OST) — 900,000

It was previously announced that BTS took the No. 2 spot on the IFPI’s Global Artist Chart for last year, which names the best-selling artists worldwide.

Meanwhile, the group is currently getting ready to return with their new release “Map of the Soul: Persona” on April 12.

Congratulations to BTS!

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