BTS Earns Title Of 1st Winner Of IFPI’s Global Album All Format Chart Award
BTS makes history as the first artist to top IFPI’s newly-launched Global Album All Format Chart!
The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) is an organization that represents the recorded music industry worldwide, and it has now added a new ranking to its existing global awards in order to celebrate the best-selling albums of the year across all consumption formats. The Global Album All Format Chart takes into account physical sales, digital downloads, and streaming platforms.
BTS’s February 2020 album “Map of the Soul: 7” earns No. 1 on the ranking after breaking the all-time sales record in Korea, topping charts in the world’s five largest music markets (United States, Japan, United Kingdom, Germany, France), and more.
In No. 4 on the chart is the group’s Billboard 200-topping album “BE (Deluxe Edition),” which was released in November 2020.
IFPI’s Top 10 Global Album All Format Chart for 2020 is as follows:
1. BTS’s “Map of the Soul: 7”
2. The Weeknd’s “After Hours”
3. Billie Eilish’s “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?”
4. BTS’s “BE (Deluxe Edition)”
5. Harry Styles’s “Fine Line”
6. Post Malone’s “Hollywood’s Bleeding”
7. Kenshi Yonezu’s “Stray Sheep”
8. Justin Bieber’s “Changes”
9. Taylor Swift’s “Folklore”
10. Dua Lipa’s “Future Nostalgia”
Congratulations to @BTS_twt, #IFPIGlobalArtistChart #1 & winners of the 1st ever #IFPIGlobalAlbumAllFormat chart! It was a pleasure to present them with the award for the best-selling album across all consumption formats for MAP OF THE SOUL : 7 ? pic.twitter.com/9zH53Bx7Yx
— IFPI (@IFPI_org) March 10, 2021
Recently, it was announced that BTS is IFPI’s Global Recording Artist of the Year for 2020, and their track “Dynamite” took the No. 10 spot on its 2020 Global Digital Single Chart. The IFPI will also announce its Global Album Sales Chart on March 11.
Congratulations to BTS!